Monday 23 July 2012

Saturday 14 July 2012

Irish Rowing Championships 2012 Inniscarra Lake Co Cork

Novice men’s 8+ Irish Rowing Champions 2012.

The 2012 queen’s novice men have won the men’s novice 8 championships.
This has been the number one goal for the season and it just rewords for all the atlatls and coaches who have put in the time and effort this season.  It is a win not only for the 9 men in the boat but for the who Queens novice system that are run for this season 2011/2012.

Men’s novice 8+ winners Cox, Rupert Crowley , bow, Andrew Wood  2, Joshua Holmes  3, Alex Horkan 4, Oisin Griffin 5,Peter Mano 6, Tiernan Oliver  7, Conor Bell, 8,Jan Vasiliadis  Coaches  Stephen Lockwood and Marc Butler supported by  Paddy Doherty, Declan Gollogly, Jason Greenwood and Mark Jameson.

Times  Eight – Novice: 1 Queen’s University, Belfast 6:04.55, 2 UCD 6:10.94, 3 Trinity 6:16.26

Novice men’s 4+ Irish Rowing Champions 2012.

On the final day of the championships the novice men again tasted victory with a clear water win in the novice 4+.  

Mens Novice 4+ Final 
1 QUBBC A 6.32.18 
2 UCC RC 6.37.29 
3 UCD BC B 6.41.37 

4 DUBC A 6.43.81 
5 UCD BC A 6.44.70 
6 DUBC B 7.11.48

Saturday 7 July 2012

July 2012

July 2012 

Training continues towards the champs is cork next Friday. With the main event the novice men’s 8+ at 3.25pm.   The fours are on Sunday morning.

Training has being moving well booth the land, the lagan and on the fresh water.  Training was slightly disrupted due to the heavy rain over recent weeks but the team have being enjoying training alongside Methodist College Boat Club J18 crew and the QUB men’s senior VIII who also head to the champs next weekend the  13 July. 

                                                                  Land training 

Flooding at the boat house 

Fresh water training 

Training with MBC 

Wednesday 20 June 2012

June 2012 

Marlow Regatta at Dorney Lake, Eton

June 2012
On  June 16 the Novice men travelled to Marlow regatta on the London Olympic 2012 rowing course for what was intended to be a day of hard back to back racing. Due to the weather conditions and high wind speeds many event were cancelled. The novice men only completed one race with was a running start.  But the men returned to Ireland completed a number of training pieces to make up the lack of racing in England.   

Extra training in Ireland 

Friday 8 June 2012

June 2012

Selection week  
The novice men took to the water in the Belfast Docks to take advantage of the straight 1500m that was be used for seat racing.  The lads also enjoyed an 2km erg test this week.

Ramada Plaza Belfast University Boat Race 2012


Fresher University Boat race
The novice men overcame a week Trinity crew to have an easy win last Saturday On the lagan. Link 

Monday 21 May 2012

The novice men train with the senior 8  in preparation for the upcoming Boat Race (Link) and  summer regatta season.