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Senior men: http://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/409036302474020/
Senior women: http://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/460500030635094/
Novice men: http://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/359664350768093/
Novice women: http://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/388218291233543/
The past year was ended on a high with the men and women putting in strong performances at their respective Henley’s. The end was celebrated at the infamous MUBC BBQ, where fun was had by all! We now look forward to a new year, building on what we have already achieved with our strong committee and network of volunteer coaches.
If you are interested in joining the boat club please check the New Members page for more information.
Senior squad celebrate victory against the Universities of Leeds & Liverpool in the 2011 Christie Cup.
Last weekend marked the first full club race of the season on the River Nene in Peterborough. Saturday was the Beginners head, with the novice squads competing in there first ever water race. On Sunday the Championship head saw the senior squads take to the water.
The recent BUCS Indoor Rowing championships saw Manchester rowers Graeme Thomas & Zac Lee-Green clinch gold medals in the men’s heavyweight and lightweight categories, whilst Charlotte Thompson grabbed a silver medal in the women’s heavyweight competition. Meanwhile across the Irish sea last years Senior Men’s captain Chris Jeffers won the U23 category at the Irish Indoor Rowing Championships.
At the Vesta Scullers Head 2010 MUBC member Sam Thornton (rowing for his home club Gloucster RC) put in another good performance on the Thames, finishing comfortably within the top 100.
Meanwhile the end of term saw a first taste of competition for the novice rowers at the annual Novice Race Day.
Sunday 14th November saw the club’s first tideway event of the year; with the senior women fielding a coxless four, and the senior men a coxed four. The following weekend member’s of the fresher squads travelled to Birmingham to compete in the British Indoor Rowing Championships, gaining some impressive scores. Continue reading
Many thanks to all who attended our barbeque on the Saturday of Henley for making it such a great success. Thank you also to Coldharbor BC for their companionship. We wish all our departing members all the best in whatever they go on to do, be it inside or outside of the sport.
We now look towards the start of a new season in September. Would any new members please check the New Members page for information about joining the club.
Facebook groups with more information are here: novice men / novice women
Alumni, current members, friends, family and supporters are urged to join us at our annual Henley BBQ next Saturday at Green’s Field.
For more information please contact Liv Spearman (Nemesis Social sec) at email@example.com or Ed Gill (MUBC Social Sec) at firstname.lastname@example.org
This weekend saw both the men and women racing in the south of England at Marlow Regatta and Henley Women’s Regatta respectively.