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Ailish Sheehan – Statement from University of London Boat Club

Posted by | Uncategorized | September 09, 2016

We are devastated to learn of the death of our member Ailish Sheehan following an accident after the 2016 FISU World University Championships for Rowing in Poznan, Poland on Sunday 4th September where Ailish had competed in the British Womens coxless four winning a bronze medal. Club chief coach Phil Gray said “The whole club […]

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Ailish Sheehan

Posted by | Uncategorized | September 07, 2016

We report with great regret Sunday evening one of our athletes, Ailish Sheehan was involved in a serious accident whilst representing Great Britain at the FISU World University Championships. The precise circumstances of the accident remain unclear and are likely to do so for some time to come. Ailish is currently in a coma but being […]

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HENLEY ROYAL REGATTA 2016

Posted by | Uncategorized | July 04, 2016

TEMPLE CHALLENGE CUP The UL Men’s 1st Eight, a selected crew in the Temple Challenge Cup, moved well through Wednesday and Thursday’s heats, beating University of Bristol (verdict – easily) and then Cornell Univeristy, USA’s lightweights (verdict – 2 1/4 lengths). This set up a quarter final against Harvard University’s JV crew, undefeated in the USA […]

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Obituary – Mat Cooper

Posted by | Uncategorized | November 02, 2015

It is with deep regret that we have to inform you that ULBC legend Mat Cooper passed away suddenly on Sunday 11th October 2015, at his home in Sydney, Australia. His death, of a heart attack, at age 67 was totally unexpected and came as a great shock to Marion, his wife and their three […]

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ULBC Strikes Gold in Aiguebelette

Posted by | Uncategorized | September 06, 2015

UL rowers leave Lake Aiguebelette, France with 4 medals after a successful week at the 2015 World Rowing Championships. Paul Bennett, in the Great Britain men’s eight, took gold in nail-biting fashion for the 2nd year running. Winning by a margin of just two tenths of a second, they overcame their long-time rivals and reigning Olympic […]

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Our coaching team for 2015 – 16

Posted by | Uncategorized | June 29, 2015

We are excited to announce our professional coaching team for next year. Our new Chief Coach is Phil Gray who has been with the club for 4 years. During that time he has guided our women’s crews to wins at Henley Women’s Regatta and coached GB U23 crews including UL athletes to win medals at […]

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NAT SCHOOLS PREVIEW PART 1 – Friday

Posted by | Uncategorized | May 22, 2014

Girls J14 Quads This event looks a pretty straightforward choice which I’m sure won’t surprise anyone who reads this.  Henley Rowing Club won the scullery by a huge 36 seconds and were a large chunk ahead again at Inter Regionals.  Barring a shipwreck they will take gold but it could be a scrap behind for […]

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ULBC Trial Eights

Posted by | Uncategorized | January 11, 2012

This Sunday sees the cream of UL rowing racing for bragging rights for the rest of the season. There will be 4 men’s eights made up entirely of athletes training on a daily basis, while our 2 women’s eights will have a few super subs from trial eights past. The women have hit on probably […]

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