National Medals for Rob Roy Boat Club Junior Scullers
Rob Roy Juniors Matt Allen (14) and Brett Taylor (15) won gold and bronze for the region at the recent Junior Inter-Regional Regatta held at the National Watersports Centre in Nottingham. Six junior crews from Rob Roy Boat Club represented the region; with more than a third of the junior squad competing.
Commenting on the results, Junior Squad Coordinator Jo Burch said, ‘The coaching team is so proud of the juniors: the results show fabulous strength across the whole squad and we’re hugely optimistic about the chances of success for the crews in the rest of the summer racing season.’
Among the Rob Roy juniors taking part were 6 girls who just started rowing in September having taken part in Try Rowing, the sculling outreach project organised by Rob Roy BC for local state schools.
The results were:
1st J14 1X Matt Allen
3rd J16 1X Brett Taylor
7th WJ14 4X+ Grace Church, Emilia Przywara, Lily Smith Howell, Elana Philpott and Chloe Johnston
9th WJ15 2X Priya Babla and Liberty Wright
10th Caroline Stoop and Lara Grant
11th WJ16 1X Flora Turnbull