LVBC Winter Dinner 2010

There was a good turnout of 75 rowers and supporters at the annual Lady Victoria Boat Club Winter Dinner, which this year occurred slightly later than usual. The event was held in the top floor Old Billiard Room at the Ulster Reform Club in Belfast. With its high ceiling and wood panelling, with various legendary [...]

BUCS Rowing Regatta 2009

Just before examinations, Queen's headed off to Nottingham to compete in BUCS Rowing Regatta 2009. 62 universities competed in 230 races over three days. Queens brought the whole contingent of men and ladies' squads to seize the great racing opportunity this regatta provides. On Saturday it was the turn of the men’s Championship VIII, intermediate [...]

Irish University Championships 2009

On Friday morning, Irish University squads gathered in Castlewellan for the 2009 Irish University Championships Regatta. Clubs went all out to compete in hope of winning the Wylie Cup, Bank of Ireland Cup, and the new overall university cup. Racing commenced at 11 a.m. with the men’s intermediate sculls heats. Will Howell and Trevor McKnight [...]

Irish Rowing Championships 2008

Congratulations to the women’s senior pair of Alison Graham and Rachel Beringer. The pair put in a fantastic performance to win their event and earn them their title as Irish Champions. They won convincingly in a time of 7:46.1, over ten seconds clear of the field. The pair have been selected for the Home International team, [...]

Queen’s Annual Boat Race

This year’s University Boat Race proved a great day for both spectators and competitors with fantastic weather for all four races of the day. The day got underway with the fresher’s races. The fresher ladies’ race took place first, with QUB ladies’ fresher crew losing to Trinity by 3 lengths. The men’s fresher race took [...]