Rowing

  • University of Sunderland's rowers impress at BUCS rowing regatta in Nottingham

    Rowing recruitment well under way

    October 3, 2014 at 4:31 pm

    The University of Sunderland’s rowing team has been busy recruiting new members as the new academic year begins, with president Abby Harris keen for people to see how good the sport is. A new committee, a new year, with the addition of new members makes it an exciting start to […]

     
  • Sunderland rowers put in encouraging performance on Tyneside

    Sunderland rowers put in encouraging performance on Tyneside

    February 25, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    The University of Sunderland rowing society’s female squad travelled up to Newcastle on Saturday to compete in the Tyne Head 2014 competition and enjoyed a successful day. Despite still being inexperienced when it comes to race days, the women’s eight considerably improved their finish time from the previous race at Rutherford back […]

     
  • Rowing president Sarah Hodge is happy with the start to the season Sunderland have made

    New rowing era for University of Sunderland

    November 22, 2013 at 2:30 pm

    As the rowing season prepares for its winter break, SportsByte’s Adam Delicate reviews the season so far and the exciting times ahead with the mini-army of new freshers the society has taken on. The club have taken on nearly 20 new members over the last couple months. A delayed Olympics […]

     
  • University of Sunderland rowers in action

    Sunderland rowing captain pleased with team spirit

    October 27, 2013 at 3:00 pm

    The University of Sunderland’s rowers have a ‘great team spirit’ ahead of next month’s race against Teesside, according to men’s captain Adam Delicate. Delicate, who has been rowing since last November, stated the social side of the team is what makes them so strong. He said: “There’s no pressure on […]

     
  • University of Sunderland's rowers impress at BUCS rowing regatta in Nottingham

    Sunderland impress at BUCS Rowing Regatta

    May 7, 2013 at 4:56 pm

    The University of Sunderland’s rowing crews may have surprised a few over the bank holiday by reaching the finals of the BUCS Regatta in Nottingham. Travelling to Nottingham with two crews, many were unsure what to expect. Bad weather had been a main factor preventing the team from taking to […]

     
  • University of Sunderland's rowers impress at BUCS rowing regatta in Nottingham

    Sunderland rowing president looking forward to BUCS Regatta

    May 3, 2013 at 11:11 am

    President of the University of Sunderland Rowing Club, Sarah Hodge, is looking forward to this weekend’s BUCS Regatta in Nottingham, but doesn’t expect wonders from her team due to their lack of competitive experience. Sunderland will travel to the midlands with a team of four rowers who have only recently […]

     
  • Olympic Champion Kat Copeland. Picture Credit: MSN Sport

    Olympic Champion Kat Copeland takes top prize at the North East Sport Awards

    December 13, 2012 at 9:15 am

    Olympic Rowing Champion Kat Copeland, from Ingleby Barwick near Stockton, was named as the joint winner of the BBC North East Sports Personality of the Year. Copeland was a huge part of another highly successful Great Britain Olympic rowing team at London 2012 back in August, winning Gold with teammate […]

     
  • Katherine Grainger finally won Olympic Gold at the 4th attempt. Picture Credit: Stephen Pond/PA Wire

    SPOTY contender: Katherine Grainger

    December 6, 2012 at 1:30 pm

    If there was ever a woman who epitomised what the London Olympic Games were all about, it was Katherine Grainger. Left heartbroken on the podium so many times, Grainger finally achieved her dream of winning that illustrious gold medal. Spurred on by the thousands at Eton’s Dorney Lake, as well […]

     
  • University of Sunderland's rowers impress at BUCS rowing regatta in Nottingham

    Sunderland’s rowers get first taste of action

    November 21, 2012 at 8:00 pm

      Sunderland University’s Rowing Club’s new intake of freshers took part in their first competition when they competed at the York small boats event on Sunday. About 25 freshers have joined the club this year, which is a big increase on previous years and some of them took to the […]

     
  • Sunderland rowers ready for Durham Regatta

    Sunderland rowers ready for Durham Regatta

    June 7, 2012 at 3:00 pm

    The University of Sunderland Rowing Club hope to end the year on a high when they compete in the Durham Regatta this weekend. The ‘Henley of the North’ celebrates is 179th year and more than 500 crews are expected to compete over two days of action on the River Wear. […]