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Noel Donaldson returns to Australia

The Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS), Rowing Australia (RA) and Rowing Victoria (RV) are delighted to announce the appointment of Noel Donaldson as the VIS / Victorian Performance Pathway (VPP) Rowing Head Coach. With 30 years of experience, including a 12 year...

Vale Dr Bob Porra

It is with great sadness that Rowing ACT advise of the passing of Life Member Dr Bob Porra last week. Bob was a member of the Executive Committee of the ACT Rowing Association from 1976 to 1984 as Honorary Secretary, Senior Vice President and President...

Australia wins big in Gavirate

Australia’s para-rowers had a strong start to their international season this past weekend (18/19 May), with the Australian Para-rowing Team taking home four gold medals, four silver medals and a bronze medal at the FISA International Para-Rowing Regatta. The...

Vale Alan Grover

It is with great sadness that we advice the rowing community of the passing of Alan Grover, Olympic silver medallist. Alan competed in rowing at the Tokyo 1964, Mexico 1968 (Men’s Eight – silver medal) and Munich 1972 Olympic Games. Alan was a long term employee of...

Candidates sought for RA Athletes’ Commission

The current Rowing Australia Athletes’ Commission is looking for two to four candidates to fill vacancies on the Athletes’ Commission. Ideally, the nominees will be retired rowers (within eight years of competing), but also could be current rowers not on the Senior A...