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Take the National Officiating Survey

The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) wants to learn more about the Australian officiating environment and is conducting research to hear about your experiences in officiating so that we can better tailor support for officiating in sport across Australia. Your...

Rowing Australia statement on athlete data leak

Rowing Australia today joins with ASADA to condemn the cyber-espionage group ‘Fancy Bears’ who have leaked confidential medical data of two of its rowers overnight. The documents leaked included details of Therapeutic Use Exemptions (TUEs) granted to Kim Brennan and...

Announcement from Rowing Australia

It is with regret that Rowing Australia advises that Chris O’Brien has tendered his resignation from the organisation. Chris is a highly successful elite coach, bringing twenty years of national and international rowing experience during his time working with the...

Nominations Open for 2016 Filippi Spirit Award

The World Rowing Federation, FISA, has opened the nomination process for the 2016 Filippi Spirit Award for university rowers who have demonstrated the core values of rowing in his/her social, academic and sporting life. Formerly known as the Parmigiani Spirit Award,...

Vale Nimrod Greenwood

Rowing Australia was deeply saddened to learn today of the recent passing of Nimrod Greenwood. Mr Greenwood was a member of the Australian Rowing Team and represented Australia in the 1952 Helsinki Olympic Games where he won a bronze medal in the Men’s Coxed Eight....

Horrie finds silver lining in Rio

Erik Horrie is “over the moon” to have secured a second straight silver medal, in the AS men’s single sculls at the Rio Paralympics rowing regatta. The 36-year-old was one of the pre-race favourites, having won the past three world championships. But he couldn’t keep...

Tough day for Australians in Rio

  A devastated Kathryn Ross and Gavin Bellis have just missed out on making the A-final in the TA Mixed Double Sculls at the Rio 2016 Paralympics rowing regatta. After falling short of automatic qualification for the final in the heats, World Champions Ross and...