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CEO Update – August 2018

Welcome to the August Rowing Australia Newsletter. Having been in the CEO role for nearly eight months now, I am delighted to advise that I will provide you with a quarterly update in our newsletters moving forward, with this one being the first. These updates will...

The Return of The Purn

Nick Purnell made his return to senior rowing this year after an 18-month hiatus. The London 2012 Olympian is excited to be back amongst the Australian Rowing Team and will compete in the Men’s Eight that will race at the upcoming 2018 World Rowing Championships. “It...

Rusty Robertson Trophy remains with Australia

Under 21 Australian Rowing Team defeat New Zealand in annual Trans-Tasman series Australia’s Under 21 Rowing Team have retained the Rusty Robertson Trophy at the conclusion of the 2018 Trans-Tasman Regatta today in New Zealand. The Australians took victory on...

U21 ARTeam still ahead at the close of Day 2

The U21 ARTeam are still ahead at the close of Day 2 of the Trans Tasman Regatta on Lake Karapiro. Australia sit on 270 points while New Zealand are not far behind on 252. The crews were greeted by cold yet calm conditions for the heats and then finals of the medium...

Australian Women’s Eight confirmed

Rowing Australia today confirmed the final composition for the Australian Women’s Eight for the 2018 World Rowing Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria next month. The crew will be be Leah Saunders, Georgina Gotch, Katrina Werry, Jacinta Edmunds, Ciona Wilson,...

Update to the Australian Rowing Team

Rowing Australia today announced an update to the PR3 Mixed Coxed Four that will compete at the 2018 World Rowing Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Due to injury Kate Murdoch has been forced to withdraw from the team and will be replaced by Alex Vuillermin. The...

Three Australian crews into A-Finals in Racice

Four crews set to contest A-Finals on last day of World Rowing Junior Championships Australia’s Junior Men’s Coxed Four, Junior Women’s Four and Junior Men’s Single Scull all booked places in A-Finals today (Saturday) in Račice. The three crews’ qualification brings...