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Crews announced for WOMEN’S HEAD 2016

Posted by | Races, Women's Squad | March 01, 2016

This weekend the 76th edition of the Women’s Eights Head Of The River (WEHORR) takes place. The University Of London Boat Club (ULBC) has selected two eights. The UL Women’s 1st Eight, winners of Championship Eights at BUCS Head two weeks ago, start 4th and the UL Women’s 2nd Eight start 23rd, seeking to be the […]

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UL Women win Championship Eights at BUCS HEAD 2016

Posted by | Men's Squad, Races, Women's Squad | February 22, 2016

The UL Women’s 1st Eight, racing in the blue ribbon Championship Eights category, took Gold at BUCS Head on Sunday for the first time in the Univeristy Of London Boat Club’s history. The crew covered the 5km course 9 seconds quicker than Edinburgh University and 11 seconds quicker than hosts Newcastle University. The UL Women’s 2nd Eight […]

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Crews selected for BUCS HEAD 2016

Posted by | Men's Squad, Races, Women's Squad | February 17, 2016

This weekend the University Of London Boat Club (ULBC) travels north to Newcastle to compete at BUCS (British Universities & Colleges Sport) Head. In total 45 ULBC athletes have been selected for the event, representing 9 of the University of London’s colleges (King’s College London, University College London, Birkbeck, Goldsmiths, the Royal Veterinary College, Queen Mary, SOAS, the […]

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ULBC at February GB TRIALS

Posted by | Men's Squad, Races, Women's Squad | February 15, 2016

12 University Of London Boat Club athletes were set to race at the February GB trials in Boston, Lincolnshire this weekend. The trial was for those athletes seeking selection to the GB teams for the World U23 Championships or the FISU World University Championships this summer, and also allowed athletes without an automatic invite to […]

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UL fastest student crew and show depth at QUINTIN HEAD

Posted by | Races | January 25, 2016

This Saturday the first race of 2016 took place with the running of Quintin Head from Hammersmith to Chiswick, on the Tideway. UL had three men’s and two women’s eights racing. The UL Men’s 1st Eight, stroked by lightweight World U23 silver medalist Matthew Bedford, finished as the fastest university crew of the day and in […]

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ULBC races for the first time in 2016 at QUINTIN HEAD

Posted by | Races | January 19, 2016

After a successful winter training camp to Avis, Portugal, six University of London Boat Club crews will race for the first time in 2016 at Quintin Head this Saturday. The 4600 metre race forms part of the build in towards the Head Of The River and Women’s Head Of The River races in March. The UL Men’s 1st Eight […]

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Universities show strength at WALLINGFORD HEAD

Posted by | Races | November 30, 2015

Sunday 30th November saw the last major pre Christmas race of the calendar take place with the running of Wallingford Head, in very windy conditions. The strength of university rowing in the UK was displayed with the University Of London, Oxford Brookes and Newcastle University making up the fastest three crews in the both the […]

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Crews announced for WALLINGFORD HEAD 2015

Posted by | Races | November 25, 2015

This weekend the University Of London Boat Club are set to race ‘Wallingford Head’. ULBC crews will each race twice, with different combinations of athletes in the two divisions, over the 4.5km course. The event will provide a good mid-winter indicator as to where UL athletes are as the end of term approaches, and for the […]

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Markers Laid Down at 1st GB ROWING TRIAL OF 2015/16

Posted by | Races | November 02, 2015

Over the past weekend the best athletes from Britain descended on Boston, Lincolnshire for the first GB Rowing trial of the 2015/16 season.  With this being the final season of this Olympic cycle there are less than 10 months till racing kicks off in Rio.  University of London Boat Club athletes were in attendance with […]

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First Medal at the BRITISH ROWING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Posted by | Races | October 19, 2015

This weekend the University of London Boat Club competed at the Senior British Rowing Championships in Nottingham. ULBC only raced the Eights and Quads events on the Sunday of the regatta but U23 silver medalist Richard CLARKE raced the Saturday in a composite four with three fellow 2015 U23 World Championship athletes from other programs. They took the pennant […]

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