Women’s Four into semi-finals

Reigning World Champions progress; PR3 Mixed Coxed Four have strong debut race at World Championships Australia’s Women’s Four, the defending World Champions, opened their title defence at the World Rowing Championships with a victory today (Monday) in Plovdiv,...
Strong start for defending World Champions

Strong start for defending World Champions

Five crews into quarter or semi-finals on Day 1 of the World Rowing Championships It was a jam-packed opening day for Australia at the 2018 World Rowing Championships, with nine crews in action in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. The defending World Champions, Australia’s Men’s...

RA Umpires in China for Xinjin IURR 2018

Some of Australia’s top Boat Race Officials have once again travelled to China to officiate in the Xinjin International Universities Rowing Regatta that took place in early August. Australian umpires, Phil Fraser and Greg Smith, were invited to return for their second...

Emma Fessey – From the paddock to Plovdiv

At 21-years-old, Emma Fessey is about to make her debut for the Senior Australian Rowing Team at the World Rowing Championships. The UTS Rowing Club athlete has made her swift assent into the Australian team via a country New South Wales upbringing on her family’s...

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

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 the...

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...

Million Metre Campaign begins!

There is a world record attempt happening right under our noses at the 2017 Aon Sydney International Rowing Regatta! Michelle Lee is attempting to be the fastest woman to row a million metres indoors, and has set up base in The Regatta Village at the Sydney...