Rowing Club's annual Club exodus to Ironbridge regatta was
blessed with sunshine and excellent results this year. The
club netted another ten wins across the two day event.
the 'Pot' collection was Boris Darcy, Steve Randell, Mat
Taylor and Richard Brooks, who won Intermediate two coxed
fours with Ellie Blackwood Coxing. Ellie then competed herself
in women's novice single sculls and won that event as well.
On Sunday, having to moving up a status category Ellie Blackwood
then proceeded to dominate that event as well winning two
rounds and her final.
ladies crew of Annie Williams, Ruth Davies, Dawn Evans,
Geraldine Calcraft coxed by Sheron Dean Lucas won their
semi-final in women's veteran coxed fours against Star Rowing
Club, and then defeated a crew from Liverpool Victoria in
the final. Steve Randell was successful again after rejoining
his doubles partner Phil Davies to win in the coxless pairs
final. To complete the senior results, Phil Palmer and Mike
Jones teamed up with competitors from Ironbrodge and Llandaff
to win in the Veteran E eights.
the Junior Academy it was another successful weekend as
well. The winning crews were Johan Lai who won J13 single
sculls, Jess Crossman in women's J12 single sculls, Catrin
Morris and Megan Jephcote Wj12 double sculls, and Scot Morris
and George Probert, the j12 doubles.
it was another excellent weekend of rowing for the Ross
Club. From a development perspective all the Ross rowers
put in excellent performances, illustrating the progress
being made across the club in all sections. The Junior Academy
members were exemplary in their sculling and sportsmanship
on and off the water. Senior members and supporters made
up a huge contingent on the river bank making the loudest
supporting cheers as each Ross crew entered the finish straight.
Many thanks must go to the support teams at both regattas
especially the supporting parents and trailer drivers, Tim
Crossman and Phil Davies.