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Senate Cup – Race Report

On Wednesday 11th December, the senior squads competed in the Senate Cup, a Durham-only race over 1.8k on the River Wear. Both squads entered a number of crews and had many successes! 

 Men’s Squad
The men’s senior IV of Will Moreland, Seb Dooley, J-L Wilkinson, Ivor Green and Fiona Hardyman came 2nd of 18 crews. They were the fastest college crew, only being beaten by a Hild Bede boat made up of DUBC rowers. The senior men’s IV of Hugh Crawshaw, Tim Seeger, Allie Macfarlane, Javan Cook and Mike Foulkes came 7th out of 18 crews. The senior men also entered a number of sculling boats. The double of J-L Wilkinson and Will Moreland came 2nd in their category, only being beaten by a DUBC double. Will Moreland also won the novice singles category, with Mike Foulkes also competing in this category. The men’s novice IV of Ross Williams, Tom Triffit, Andy Bridgman, Rob Sinclair and Jess Hof came 4th out of 10 boats in their category.
Women’s Squad
The women’s senior IV of Lucy Iball, Ffion Roberts, Charlie Denney, Tabitha Serle & Ellie Phipps came 3rd out of 6 boats in their category. They were the fastest college women’s IV, only being beaten by boats containing DUBC rowers. The women also had three novice IVs entered:
Lydia Backhaus, Jasmine Tredget, Kiera Rosenwold, Jessica Wood & Mike Foulkes
Fiona Hardyman, Caitlin Gibb, Sasha Storey, Caitlin Helmers & Alice Mathews
Georgia Hemingway, Iona Thompson, Hetty Taylor, Louise Clanfield & Fiona Hardyman
Lydia’s crew won, Fionas crew were 2nd and Georgia’s crew were 14th. There were 15 crews in this category.
It was a great final race of the term and both squads are looking forward to next term already!

North East Indoor Rowing Championships

A massive well done to everyone who raced at NEIRC on Wednesday! The results are now up at First up was J-L Wilkinson in the openweight men – he won college openweights with a time of 6.26, also beating a number of DUBC rowers and came 9th out of 29 rowers when including all of…Read More

Tees SBH – Race Report

Men’s Squad:  This weekend was another successful one for the SCSBC men’s squad at Tees Small Boats Head. Firstly the novice crew making a debut for the season, and finishing as the fastest Durham college novice mens crew. This boat was made up of Fiona Hardyman, Ross Williams, Robert Sinclair, Daniel Rowbottom and Adam Wilson.…Read More

Tyne United SBH – Race Report

Men’s Squad: Strong start of the head season from SCSBC men’s squad on Saturday with two fours racing at Tyne United Small Boats Head. One crew made up of Fiona Hardyman, Will Moreland, Seb Dooley, J-L Wilkinson and Ivor Green. The other, Adam Wilson, Alasdair Macfarlane, Tim Seeger, Hugh Crawshaw and Javan Cook. Both fours…Read More

New SCSBC Exec Elected for 2013/14

The time has finally come to announce the men and women taking on the prestigious responsibilities of running Durham University’s premier college boat club, SCSBC, for the coming academic year. Those chosen to take these roles are listed below along with a few positions that remained to be filled on the date of our AGM.…Read More