Ali Brown writes
Leander scullers lead the way.
Wallingford Regatta at Dorney Lake was the venue for Leander’s first domestic regatta of the season. The Development squad attended in force, boating 15 crews for the 2000m race.
Testament to the successful sculling program that has been in place over many years at the club, Leander were victorious in the men’s, women’s and junior 4x as well as the women’s 2x.
The men’s eight won Challenge 8s in style while the women’s 4- looked impressive winning Challenge 4-.
Finally, to top off a great day March Turnball and Hylton Harvey showed grit and determination to win Challenge 2-.
Women’s 4x: Rebecca Wilde, Rosa Thomson, Nicole Dunn, Susie Dear
Men’s 4x: Rowan Law, Oliver Costley, Miles Devereux, Rory Harris
Junior boys 4x: Nat Gauden, Byron Richards, Guy Hutchins and Freddy Foxwell.
Women’s 2x: Rebecca Wilde, Katie Wilkinson-Feller
Men’s 8+: Dan Graham, Mattijis Holler, Harry Glennister, Tom Ballinger, James Vogel, Matt Fielding, Bruce Turnell, Josh Bowesman-Jones and Cox Jack Tottem.
Women’s 4-: Daisy Bellamy, Amelia Standing, Juliette Perry, Issy Powell.
Men’s 2-: March Turnball and Hylton Harvey