HORR 2010

Queen's I push off Hammersmith Bridge (Photograph courtesy of Nigel Coburn) Saturday saw crowds gather, crews take to the water and supporters cheer for the Head of the River Race 2010. 388 crews in all participated in the punishing 6.8km stretch from Mortlake to Putney, on the river Thames. Queen's men entered with high expectations [...]

Forthcoming London HORR 2010

Queens men have entered two eights in this year’s HORR due to take place on Saturday 27th March. The first eight starts 16th, and the second eight 82nd in the start order. Queen’s aim to better their performances from last year, when the two crews finished 17th and 80th respectively. Both crews are entered as [...]

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 [...]

Queen’s Regatta 2009

On Saturday, Queen’s opted to scratch fours to focus on the eights events. The novice men lost out to DUBC in their final by a narrow margin, setting up good competition for the forthcoming Queen’s vs. Trinity boat on the 13th June. The intermediate eight also finished second in their final, after controlling the race [...]

Neptune Regatta 2009

On Saturday, Queen’s rowing made the short trip to Islandbridge to compete in Neptune Regatta. The event had an overwhelming entry but despite this managed to run very smoothly, a credit to the organisers. Queen’s men entered 4 crews, the novice IV, novice VIII, intermediate VIII and senior VIII. Queen’s ladies entered 4 crews, the [...]

Tribesmen Head of the River 2009

On Saturday 28th March, Queens rowing entered seven crews to compete in Tribesmen Head of the River 2009. Conditions on the day were temperamental, which led to the withdrawal of many boat classes from the event. However, with a fortunate change in the weather, racing conditions shaped up perfectly for some excellent rowing. This enabled [...]

Home International Regatta 2008

Queen's had five of its members competing in Home Internationals this year, under the guidance of Tracey Wilkinson (Head Coach - QUBBC). Tracey was selected to coach the women's sweep squad this year in the run up to the Home International Regatta in Cardiff bay. Conditions on the day proved to be very challenging with [...]

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, [...]

Athlone Regatta 2008

This weekend the men’s club travelled to Athlone to get their final taste of racing before Irish National Championships. The Intermediate VIII qualified in their heat and managed third position in the final, losing out to winners Cork BC by a length and a quarter. The novice VIII won their event over GSBC convincingly.