12 March 2024


 Congratulations to our Women’s squad on winning the Women’s Eights Head Of The River Race on Saturday.

The winning crew of Abbie Topp, Amelia Standing, Charlotte Fennell, Phoebe Snowden, Juliette Perry, Philippa Emery, Daisy Bellamy, Issy Powell, and cox Henry Fieldman took the win by 3.8 seconds in difficult weather conditions over Oxford Brookes in 2nd place.

The B boat of Helen Kirkpatrick, Abbie Bird, Franny Hunt-Davis, Isy Hawes, Alice Ives, Muryn Green, Grace Denning Smitherman, Lucy Stratton, and cox Jiyaraj Saggu finished in 9th position.

We would like to thank the organisers of WEHORR for running a great race, and many volunteers for giving up their time to make this event happen. 

And finally, Fulham Reach BC for hosting our Leander Crews and as always being so accommodating.

Ross Hunter Women’s chief coach said: “It has been a great day on the Tideway for our squad. Winning the Women’s Head of the River is a fantastic achievement for our athletes and a first time for all nine of them. I would especially like to thank the coaches, Harriet Taylor and Rick Egington for all their hard work in achieving this result.”

The British Rowing race report is here: https://www.britishrowing.org/2024/03/leander-retain-womens-eights-headship/

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