Squad News

Squad News

Latest news from the TURC squads

Thanks to Michael for the pictures
It was a very wet and windy day with big waves at Talkin Tarn in Cumbria which made it difficult for the rowers. Even when conditions are good it is difficult to keep on the course as the rowers have…
Crews create history, they qualify for Henley! Yes, Friday the 24th of June saw two Tyne United crews compete in the qualifying races for this year's world famous regatta. Henley Regatta one is one the most prestigious and well known…
The Tyne Regatta was held last Saturday 18th June. 17 juniors took part in the event and once again they were all from the J13, J14 and J15 age groups. At Durham it was the J14 boys who managed a…
At the weekend the 15 members of the junior squad competed against Yarm School, QEHS (Hexham), York, Doncaster, Chester-le-Street, Durham School, St.Leonard's School, Chorister's School, Tyne ARC, Durham ARC, Cambois and Leeds RC. We were represented by one J13, seven…
The junior section had five wins on Saturday at Hexham Regatta. Ethan King won J13A 1x, Elysia Kirtley won WJ14B 1x, Michael Bessent won J14A 1x, Michael and Will Viney won J14A 2x and Matthew Hudson won J15A 1 Well…
Well done to everyone who took part and helped on Saturday. As usual there were some problems at Wansbeck Regatta with unmarked submerged debris including near the middle of the racing lane. At least 4 of our crews hit something…
The Boat Race of the North The boat race of the north is an event previously contested between Newcastle and Durham universities, two of the the top rowing universities in the UK. For the first time this year, Tyne United…
Durham City Regatta We had a very successful day at Durham City Regatta yesterday - 2 wins and 5 second places in finals. It was good to see crews from York, Doncaster and Bradford traveling up for the event and…
The British rowing Junior Inter-Region Regatta is a national competition between the twelve British rowing regions for rowers in the age groups J14, 15 and 16. As a result of trials held earlier in the year Tyne United had two…