QUBBC novice men 2011/2012
This blog will show the journey through the season for the QUBBC men’s novice Team. Every month we will update our alumni, friends and rivals of our progress and what we have been up to.
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+winnersCox, 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.
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.
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.