Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Bumper festive update for clubs

The learn to row group from Exeter RC

Please find a link to my most recent update for clubs in the South West. This includes information on:
  • funding
  • education and training
  • good news from volunteer awards
  • contacts for while I am on maternity leave  
  • indoor rowing competition dates
I hope everyone has a great Christmas break and a happy new year!

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

West Region Update October 2014

Please click the link below for an update on 'goings on' in the West Region.

West Region Rowing Council Newsletter October 2014

Daytime rowing in Exeter

Cornish Indoor Rowing Championships 2015

The date has been set for the Cornish Indoor Rowing championships 2015 - Saturday 24th January. As usual this will follow the Cornwall School Games indoor rowing competition on the 23rd January which is open to all schools in Cornwall. Both competitions will run at Newquay Sports Centre

All information can be found on the poster : Download the poster


Monday, 31 March 2014

West Region competitors at the national indoor rowing championships

On the 21st March several competitors from the West of England competed in the National Junior Indoor Rowing Competition (NJIRC) in London.

This included a coach load from Plymouth School Sports Partnership, Callington school, Newquay Tretherras, Paignton ARC, Wadebridge & Greenbank Falmouth.

This included medal winning performances from Hettie Bawden (Bronze) - Greenbank Falmouth, Tom Worden (Bronze) - Greenbank Falmouth, Jack Adams (Silver) - Polperro RC & Plymouth SSP, Hugo Culverhouse (Gold) Wadebridge School. Relay teams from Plymouth SSP also picked up medals in the team event in both Girls and Boys.

Click here for the full results RESULTS

Several of the rowers have been supported by a travel grant from Cornwall Sports Partnership. This has made it easier for rowers from the county to compete at national level competitions.

Jack Adams - Silver in year 9 male
Tom Worden - 3rd in year 12 male
Hettie Bawden - 3rd in year 10 female

Hugo Culverhouse - Gold in year 10 male

Paignton ARC rower cheered on by a Cambridge squad member

The Plymouth SSP team

Friday, 14 March 2014

UCP Marjon West Regional Schools Indoor Rowing Competition 2014

Congratulations to all who competed in the UCP Marjon regional schools indoor rowing competition. 371 pupils from over 36 schools took part in the competition on the 4th March.
Year 10 female winner Georgina Jones from Paignton ARC

The start of the year 10 males race
You can find a copy of the results by following this link UCP Marjon 2014 results

For a full report and more pictures head to the indoor rowing page by clicking here

Monday, 3 February 2014

Indoor Rowing results and next competitions

With January seeing two school games competitions kick off the new year - there is more to come!


Cornwall School Games saw 222 take part - check out the following link for results  

Cornish Open competition saw 63 people from adult, down to juniors take part - follow this link for the results


On 24th January, indoor rowing was included for the first time in the School Games for the West of England - held at the University for the West of England. Click the following link for results and pictures.


The next competition takes place on Weds 5th Feb - the Plymouth City Champs, open to all secondary schools in the Plymouth Partnership.


All those from Cornwall, Devon and Somerset are welcome to enter the UCP Marjon West Regional Schools indoor rowing competition - held on the 4th March at UCP Marjon. Please follow the link for entry details - entries to be made through SCHOOLS.

Tuesday, 21 January 2014

Cornish Indoor Rowing weekender

Wow - what a weekend, 300 people competing in indoor rowing over the 2 competitions held at Newquay Sports Centre.

Please head to the INDOOR ROWING page for full reports and results!

For pictures:

Schools competition: 'Cornwall School Games' facebook page

Open Competition: 'Cornish Indoor Rowing League' facebook page

Indoor Rowing Relay Event