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Announcement of Para-Rowing Coxswain

Rowing Australia today announced, subject to the selection of an Australian Rowing Team LTA Mixed Coxed Four (LTAMix4+), Josephine Burnand has been selected as the coxswain. Burnand has extensive experience as a coxswain, having most recently coxed the LTAMix4+ at the...

Vale Bruce Evans

Rowing Australia regrets to announce the passing of another of the rowing community. Australian Rowing Team member, coach and selector, Bruce Evans, passed away on 21 December 2015. Mr Evans first represented Australia in 1958 and that same year competed for Australia...

Vale Maurice Grace

Rowing Australia was saddened today to learn of the passing of Australian Olympian and Coach, Maurice Grace. Born in 1929, the New South Welshman represented Australia in the Men’s Pair at the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games in a boat with Peter Raper. The duo...

2016 Para-rowing coxswains

The 2016 Paralympic Selection Policy Handbook provides that the naming of coxswains (if any) for the 2016 Senior A Team is intended to occur on 18 December. Rowing Australia hereby advises that the naming of coxswains for the 2016 Senior A Team shall be announced on...

Para-rowing Update

This week’s para-rowing update had a number of interesting updates for the rowing community to hear about, including news from the Rowing Australia December Selection Trial #1 was held in Penrith from 9 to 11 December 2015. A total of 16 para athletes and two...

National Time Trials underway in Penrith

The first series of National Time Trials began today as part of the Selection Event Requirements for this year’s Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls. Over 120 athletes descended on the Sydney International Regatta Centre for the first day of time trials...

RA announces 2016 Shadow Team

Rowing Australia today announced its Shadow Team pursuant to the 2016 Selection Policy Handbook. The full Rowing Shadow Team is available to view here. Athletes included in the Shadow Team have completed the initial selection requirements and activities specified...