Good afternoon from the 1st day of Irish Championships 2017!
A big congratulations to Michael McNamee, Vikki Wallace and Emily Jordan who have been selected to represent Ireland at the 2017 Home International Regatta in Strathclyde on 22nd July.
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, [...]
This week we have various crews from both clubs travelling over the pond to prepare for, and to race at, Henley Royal Regatta, Woman's Henley and Marlow Regatta. The Men's Club Senior 4x- are heading to Belgium for a training camp which will take them onto Marlow Regatta and finally into Henley Royal Regatta and [...]
Exams are mostly over, our crews are back training hard for the Boat Race on Saturday 7th June. Come on down and cheer all the crews on! See below details of the event!
Queen's Rowing had a very successful weekend at BUCS Regatta 2014 taking home medals in 7 different categories. Conditions were probably the best that we will see for the next number of years with flat calm conditions on Day 1, very slight headwind on Day 2 and a moderate crosswind on Day 3. Throughout the [...]
As is normality on the Third and final Day of the Irish Rowing Championships, Sunday's racing was met with high levels of anticipation and expectation from rowers throughout Club and University level, for some of the most competitive racing events of the weekend. Queen's featured in the key races of the day: the Men's Novice [...]
Saturday saw an array of smaller boats competing from the Queen's Lady's and Queen's Men's Boatclubs, featuring Queen's boats racing in the Women's Novice Single, the Men's Intermediate Single Scull and the Men's Senior Pairs event. The heats for the Senior Pairs event was one of the earliest races to kicks-start Day Two of the [...]
It is difficult to put yourself into the mindset of any athlete before any competition; these individuals are at a psychological extreme, mentally willing and motivating themselves to perform to their physical limits, to give a performance which is the fruition of their training while fighting back nerves. The Student Athletes of Queen's Rowing dealt [...]
Henley Regatta 2013 and Reading Town Regatta The Queen’s Rowing Men’s Club featured at this year’s Henley Royal Regatta in the shape of their Novice Eight, who competed in the Friday Time Trial for a place in the Temple Challenge Cup. The Novice Men were unsuccessful in qualifying yet achieved a strong time for a [...]
QUBBC Men's Club Senior men Last weekend a few of QUBBC senior men were free from exam pressure and managed to spent a very productive and enjoyable three days of training on Blessington lake (and up Wicklow mountains when too windy). The weekend coincided with Dublin Metropolitan Regatta in which Andrew Little (Captain) and Tiernan [...]
The senior women won their semi-final to progress to the final of the Frank Harry cup for senior 4's at WHR. In the final they raced against Upper Thames Rowing Club. Unfortunatly they missed out on a historic henley win by a mere 2/3's of a length.