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News

Scotland’s women awarded Dame Katherine Grainger Quaich after successfully defending Home International title

Posted: July 23, 2017

It all came down to the last two races but in a thrilling finale to the 2017 Home International Regatta, Scotland’s women successfully defended the title they won in Cardiff a year ago.

In winning the title by a single point at a sodden Strathclyde Park the Scotland Rowing Team’s women become the first recipients of the new Dame Katherine Grainger Quaich.

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New Sprint Series aims to keep club rowers on the water through the summer

 Posted 15 July, 2017

Scottish Rowing is organising a new Sprint Series of regattas during what is normally a quiet period for domestic competition - but should provide the best weather - in August and September.

Clydesdale ARC, Aberdeen BC and St Andrews Uni BC have all stepped forwards as event organisers for the Sprint Series which is being set up by Scottish Rowing in response to what clubs say is a need for events through the summer.

Read more: New Sprint Series aims to keep club rowers on the water through the summer

Women in Sport Week

Posted: June 26, 2017

During Women in Sport Week we took a look at some of the amazing women who make a significant contribution to rowing in Scotland. Here is a roundup of who we spoke to and what they had to say.

Read more: Women in Sport Week

Summer Sprints – Keep the Date

Reposted: June 22, 2017

Make sure the dates are in your diary! The Scottish Rowing Summer Sprints are coming soon. Watch this space for news of the events and the Sprint Series prizes on offer - all coming soon.

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Get the dates in your diary and come along for some fun, informal racing this summer.  Sunshine has been ordered but can’t be guaranteed!

  • Event 1 – 5th August – Glasgow – Hosts Clydesdale ARC
  • Event 2 – 19th August – Aberdeen – Hosts Committee of the Dee
  • Event 3 – 9th September – Lochore Meadows – Hosts University of St Andrews BC

 

Glasgow teenager Armstrong called up for the GB Senior team

Posted June 6, 2017

Glasgow rower Josh Armstrong has made the huge step up from the Great Britain junior team last season straight into the British senior team competing in the second World Cup of the year in Poznan this month (16-18 June).

Read more: Glasgow teenager Armstrong called up for the GB Senior team

Scottish Rowing Championships - 9th, 10th & 11th June 2017

Posted, June 5, 2017

The Scottish Rowing Championships (incorporating the Scottish Schools Rowing Championships) will be held on the 9th, 10th and 11th of June at Strathclyde Park, Motherwell.

Time trials will be held on Friday the 9th of June with multilane racing taking place on Saturday the 10th and Sunday the 11th of June. All the event details can be found on the event page.  Information for clubs wishing to hire boats can also be found on this page.

Scottish Rowing Championships - Event Page

Scottish Championships - Provisional Draw

Posted: June 5, 2017

The Provisional draw and associated documents for this years Scottish Championships on the 9th, 10th and 11th of June are now available on the Scottish Championships Event page.

Please ensure you read the Draw letter carefully. All comments should be send to Jen Thomson the Event Secretary as soon as possible but no later that 10pm on Tuesday. The details to contact her are included in the draw letter.

27 Scottish crews set to contest this weekend’s National Schools Regatta

Posted: May 26, 2017

Over 100 young athletes from seven Scottish clubs have taken the long road south to compete in this weekend’s National Schools Regatta at Dorney Lake (26-28 May).
 
For the 27 Scottish crews in action Aberdeen Schools Rowing Association (ASRA) have made the longest journey to take part in what is the highlight of the annual calendar.

Read more: 27 Scottish crews set to contest this weekend’s National Schools Regatta