Ross Rowing Club took the Junior Academy development squad
to the Welsh indoor championships in Cardiff on Saturday
and it turned out to be another record breaking day for
the local club, winning 5 Gold medals, 1 Silver and 6 Bronze.
the charge yet again for Gold was Megan Jephcote, who broke
through the 500 Metre barrier for her 2 minute row. Megan
now has her sights on the British record of 550 meters.
the WJ13 category, the club took a clean sweep across the
medals as Catrin Morris won gold, Jess Crossman, Silver,
and Rosie Ingram, bronze. In the boys J13 event, Johan Lai
continued his excellent form, as did Nick Burden who both
won Gold. The final gold medal was won by the youngest member
of the competing squad, Scarlett Brodholt, winning in the
WJ10 category. Kerry
Meek, in a very competitive J15 category won a bronze medal
with personal best as did Rob Hewlet J16 and Jess Boon WJ12.
rowing coach, Graham Watling was delighted with the performances
and commented, 'It was great see so many of the new academy
members competing in this event and doing so well. The medal
haul is terrific with most of the squad achieving personal
club's next events, river conditions permitting, are Monmouth
Head this coming Sunday, a Christmas Club Time Trail on
20th and the annual New Year's Day Walk / Run on 1st January