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MID-WINTER SUCCESS FOR ULBC – Victories in 10 events in Newcastle for Univ. of London

Posted by | Men's Squad, Races, Women's Squad | November 28, 2016

Rutherford Head, raced on the Tyne, saw the University of London make a successful 300 mile trip north to race against Newcastle, Edinburgh and Durham Universities. Most UL athletes, despite being deep into winter training, raced twice. A very strong team performance meant ULBC won ten events. The morning division saw the UL Women win every […]

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UL WOMEN ADD FOUR’S HEAD TITLE to Pair’s Head title won last month

Posted by | Races, Women's Squad | November 13, 2016

The UL Women added the Four’s Head title to their Pair’s Head title, as they continued their unbeaten season on the Tideway. The Univeristy of London quadruple scull of Ally FRENCH (Birkbeck), Charlotte HODGKINS-BYRNE (Royal Holloway), Sara PARFETT (King’s College, London) and Robyn HART-WINKS (Univeristy College London) came home as the fastest women’s crew of the […]

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BRIT CHAMPS 2016 – The University of London Boat Club fully opens the 2016/17 season

Posted by | Men's Squad, Races, Women's Squad | October 18, 2016

The 2016/17 season opens fully this weekend for the University of London Boat Club (ULBC) at the British Rowing Championships, with a large number of freshers and graduate students making their debuts in Purple. Some of the squad commenced their season last weekend at the Pairs Head of The River, racing against 423 other crews, […]

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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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ULBC SUMMER UPDATE – The Olympic Games, Senior & U23 Worlds, FISU, EUSA, HIR and China…

Posted by | International, Men's Squad, Races, Women's Squad | July 27, 2016

After success and fierce racing at Henley Royal & Henley Women’s Regattas closed the domestic season for UL, July & August are bringing even more excitement for the University of London Boat Club: The 2016 Olympic & Paralympic Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil With just over a week until the start of the 2016 Olympics, Team GB’s […]

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