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16/17 Men’s Squad

  The first race of the year, Agecroft Head, saw the new blood of Manchester University Senior Men’s Squad get behind the oar with returning members and start the new season with some good racing. Light and heavyweight MUBC crews were pitted against each other on a cold, flat morning…

COMMITTEE 2017/18

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE EMILY HARDING PRESIDENT Emily joined the club as a novice in 2014 and quickly made her way to the top women’s boat. The following year she took on the role of novice-vice captain, where she oversaw the development of new members, whilst also being a part of the…

Manchester Great Run

On the Sunday 28th of May, MUBC’s rowers pounded the pavement alongside 40 000 fellow runners taking part in the 15th Annual Great Manchester Run. Our University’s ‘Purple wave’ was the largest assembly of students at a running event in the world with over 3000 taking part. The run began at Portland Street taking…

Committee 2016/17

Executive Committee  Thomas Davies President Tom began rowing when he first came to Manchester in September 2014 and quickly became a prominent member of the men’s novice squad. In 2015/16 he spent many an hour trying desperately to make something of the new intake. The jury is still out on…

Welcome Curry

The Welcome Curry is one of the best socials of the year! It is a crazy evening and hopefully one that is memorable the morning after. The Welcome Curry is a great opportunity to get to get to know everyone in the club, this was assisted last year via the…

Wednesday AU Socials

Every alternate Wednesday MUBC meets for our regular socials. These events have become a staple part of every members social calendar, kicking off at Revs and ending at either the Student’s Union or 256 in Fallowfield, wearing outrageous themed fancy dress. Notable highlights from this year have included: Pirates, Cowboys,…

15/16 Men’s Squad

The 2015/16 season presented a large challenge to the MUBC men’s squad with the loss of 6 rowers from the 1st VIII from last year. Our head race season was focused on bringing a new set of athletes up to speed both technically and in terms of fitness. We saw familiarly…

15/16 Women’s Squad

The senior women’s squad’s season started off well in October, with 2 coxed fours being entered into Runcorn Autumn Head IM2 category, which came first and second. At Four’s Head, an IM1 coxed four and IM2 coxed four were entered placing 12th and 24th in their respective categories, the crews…

Varsity!

Saturday 25th April saw the Two Cities Boat Race take place, an annual 650m event held at Salford Quays where past and present MUBC rowers take on those from Salford University Boat Club. In true Manchester style, conditions were wet and windy, but MUBC powered through to secure victories in…

Facing the Tideway; HORR 2015

Friday 27th March 2015, the eve of MUBC Men’s departure to London. “Tideway: quick it will be, if it is to be at all”, posted Hackett, head coach. Two hours later the Third VIII was scratched – conditions were not looking good at all. Travelling down Saturday morning, the club…