BUCS Head – Update Day 1

Hello from BUCS Head! Novices were in action this morning with two Novice Men's 8+s and one Novice Ladies 4+ racing. With boats built nice and early, and the Tyne looking calm (relatively) there was just enough time for a pep talk and some nerves to build before launching.First down the course were the Novice [...]

BUCS Head – Arrival

After a long ( and seemingly never-ending!) Winter of training the first big race of the season is upon us. Over the weekend both clubs will be in competing at BUCS head against the the best UK Universities have to offer.On Saturday 24th Feb, Novices Ladies and Men are in action, with two 8+s and [...]

Update – December 2017

Happy New Year from all at Queen’s Rowing! Our athletes took the well-deserved time to rest and fuel up bodies (more so in some cases!) and are now back at training, hitting the ground running!Last semester we welcomed in our new batch of Novices. The recruits spent their winter training enjoying the annual events of [...]

Update – November 2017

As we continue through the winter months, the days have been getting shorter as the training gets harder. We hope this reaches you well, and would like to give you an update on what we have and will be getting up to at Queens Rowing.The weekend of the 4th November, Queens sent 4 athletes to [...]

QUB Blues Awards 2017

Well done to the Men's Boat Club who have won Team of the Year at the 2017 QUB Blues Awards. This follows the 11 medals and 4th place Victor Lodurum finish at BUCS regatta last month under the guidance of Trevor McKnight and Mick Desmond. Additional congratulations to Tiernan Oliver, Philip Doyle, Sam McKeown, Chris Beck, [...]

Update – February 2017

Each year BUCS head takes place on the River Tyne in Newcastle with both novice and intermediate crews taking part. Due to Storms Doris and Ewan, BUCS officials cancelled the event for novice crews on the Saturday. However, the novices travelled to Newcastle to support the inter crews, showing great club spirit! Sunday saw a [...]

Update – January 2017

January has been a busy start to the rowing year as both clubs took part in our Winter Training Camp on the Lagan. We trained three times a day, from Monday to Friday, and individually clocked up over 200km each. The clubs mixed things up halfway through the week by training boats made up of [...]

Update – December 2016

The last two months of 2016 has been a busy period for Queen’s Rowing seeing both Micro Head on the Lagan and Bann Head. On top of this both novice and intermediate crews see huge improvements with many members exceeding their personal best times at the BUCS indoor event. In December, not only did we [...]

EAP and Academy Update

We had seven students at the National Rowing Centre in Cork from Friday the 16th to Sunday 18th   December to take part in Rowing Ireland’s National team trials. It involved EAP athletes Sam McKeown and Tiernan Oliver along with Academy athletes Ewan Murray, Miles Taylor, Jordan Wilson, Olivia Blundell and Roisin Maguire. All trial races were conducted [...]

Update – October 2016

This year at Queen’s Rowing we have two new PR Officers, Bilal Korimbocus and Laura Potts. We would just like to take a moment to introduce ourselves. Bilal is a second year Medical student at Queen’s University Belfast. Last year, he was the novice cox for the men’s cub. This year he has chosen not [...]