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Henley Royal Regatta Preview 2017

11 boats with Newcastle Athletes will be competing at Henley Royal Regatta in Newcastle, Newcastle Composite and GB U23 boats.   The Newcastle boats entered for the Men’s squad are two Prince Albert coxed Fours, two Temple Eights, a Visitors Coxless Four and a Prince of Wales Quad totaling 36 athletes. The 2nd Prince Albert …

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Alumni at World Cup 2

After some illness in the men’s squad Sam Arnot and Tim Clarke were unable to race but three Newcastle alumni travelled to Poznan in Poland for World Cup 2. James Rudkin and Tom Ford returned in the eight while Gemma Hall had her first race back after injury in the second lightweight women’s double with …

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Henley Women’s Regatta 2017

The Most Successful Henley Women’s in NUBC History.   Last weekend 31 NUBC women, 3 coaches and a lot of supporters headed down South to compete at Henley Women’s Regatta, with 5 boats entered across 5 different categories. The weekend resulted in 3 boats making it to finals and 2 going on to win! In …

The Men's first Temple Eight after their win in Championship Eights

Durham Regatta 2017

Durham Regatta, also known as the Henley of the North, is held over two days and is the second oldest Regatta in the UK. Most races are held over the short 700m course with some events being run over a longer 1800m course. The long course goes through the arches of Elvet Bridge which are …

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The Siemens Boat Race Of the North

Coming off the back of a very successful weekend of racing at BUCS Regatta, both squads were back training straight away for one of the boat club’s favorite events of the year, The Siemens Boat Race of the North. Conditions were a strong head wind against the tide meaning testing conditions for all crews racing …

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NUBC Alumni take on the World

This weekend four Newcastle University alumni are representing Great Britain at the first World Cup in Belgrade, Serbia. James Rudkin, Tom Ford, Tim Clarke and Sam Arnot all rowed at NUBC during their time at Newcastle University and were extremely successful members of the club. Three of the four won the Prince Albert Challenge cup …

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Successful Weekend for the Women

Last weekend, the NUBC women’s squad travelled down to London for a weekend of racing on the Tideway for Women’s Eights Head of the River and a fixture against Oxford University Women’s Boat Club. The women were treated to excellent racing conditions on the Saturday for WEHORR, in which the Novice 8 topped the table …

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Medal Rush and VL Victory at BUCS Head

There were medals galore on the banks of Newburn after an extremely successful BUCS Head. The support from the home crowd aided Newcastle in winning 10 medals in total, finishing 1st in both men’s & women’s intermediate 8s and taking the men’s Victor Ludorum. NUBC co-hosted the annual BUCS 4s and 8s Head race on …