LVBC Winter Dinner 2011

See the full gallery on Posterous Another good turnout of 75 rowers and supporters at the annual Lady Victoria Boat Club Winter Dinner, held at the Ulster Reform Club in Belfast. It was a warm occasion for rowing friends to reunite. David Russell did a fine job, per usual, as emcee. Grace for the meal [...]

Head of the Charles 2010

1995 Queen’s ‘Delta’ Novice Crew, Head of the Charles 2010, Boston (23 Oct 2010). Back row (left to right): Mark McGimpsey, Gareth Ingram, Jonathan Malloy (cox), Keith Wilson, Paddy Doherty (Coach) and Stephen Meenan. Front row (left to right): Darren Comer, Kevin Gilchrist, Stephen Coll and Brendan Duffin.   This year, Queen’s University was represented [...]

Queen’s Belfast ’95

Good luck - Queen’s Belfast ‘95 A Queen’s alumni VIII will be in Boston this week end to compete in the Head of the Charles.  The crew who formed the novice VIII in 1995 is scattered all over the world, but manage to meet up every five years.  This year the reunion will take place [...]

Dr Donald Burgess McNeill (1911-2010)

‘DB’ It is with deep regret that we record the death of DB McNeill on August 8 peacefully, in his 100th year. DB came up to Queen’s from Portora in the 1930s and was one of a small group of enthusiastic students who founded the Queen’s University Boat Club. He studied physics, and after graduating [...]

Lady Victoria Henley Picnic 2010

This year's Henley Picnic will take place on Friday 2 July in Henley Cricket Club (Google Maps). The event is open to all friends and members of Lady Victoria Boat Club.  A £20 minimum donation is required to attend the event. This entitles you to free drink and food from the buffet and all proceeds go to Queen's Rowing.  [...]

Up coming LVBC events

Saturday 5th June The Ramada Shaw’s Bride University Boat Race 1st Enclosure Queen’s Boat house- invites sent Public Enclosure – PEC Car Park, all welcome The new public enclosure has been added this year, situated in Queen's PEC car park.  The public enclosure sponsored by The Ramada Hotel Shaw’s bridge and in association with Jack [...]

The Lady Victoria Henley Picnic

Friday 2nd July 2010 1pm Onwards @ Henley Cricket Club Brakspear Ground Matson drive Henley-on-Thames (please note the time may change dependent upon Queen’s racing on Friday) All  our  members, friends and supporters are welcome to attend.  We ask for a minimum donation of £20 with all profits going to Queen’s Rowing. RSVP David Russell on [...]

Donal Murphy RIP

[Mike Green wrote the following eulogy for Mr Domnall (Donal) Murphy, who has sadly passed away. Condolences to his wife, Pauline, and family can be sent to 120 Harberton Park, Belfast, BT9 6TU.] Donal was the one person we could totally rely on. He inspired our 1970 era shells and exposed young crews to the [...]