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BUCs Head

Last weekend, MUBC headed up to Newcastle to race at BUCs Head. Day 1 gave us some beautiful conditions, as we watched our Senior Women’s 8+ take to the water for division 1. The Senior Men’s 8+s and the Senior Women’s 4x were next up at they competed in division 2 in the afternoon. All […]

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Novice Race Day

On the 26th November, our novice squads and our supporting seniors headed to Runcorn for Nov race day! We put out 5 boats in total, 3 in the Women’s 8+ category and 2 in the Open, a great turn out for our first novice race of the season!  From complete beginners in September to racing […]

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Two Cities Boat Race 2022

After a 2 year unexpected hiatus, the annual rowing varsity competition between Manchester and Salford University returned to Agecroft. A series of mixed boat friendly races were showcased to celebrate the history and support between both clubs. As an additional celebration, MUBC’s alumni boat club Nemesis reformed to compete alongside a mixed novice and senior […]

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Head of the River Race 2022

The final race of the 2022 head season witnessed the MUBC mens’ squads take on the Championship Course on the river Thames. Starting from Chiswick Bridge and ending at Putney Bridge, the 6.8 km piece was a gruelling test of both the boys’ technical ability and fitness which had been developed since the start of […]

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North of England Head of the River Race 2022

Wedged between the flagship tideway events in the rowing calendar of WEHoRR and HoRR, MUBC’s local head of the river found itself unusually forgotten about as a focal race in the North Western head season. For MUBC’s women’s squad, NoEHoRR was an opportunity to celebrate the culmination of head season after the incredible experience on […]

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Women’s Eights Head of the River Race 2022

After numerous years of cancellations, a highly anticipated purple and gold return to the tideway came as the final head race focus for the womens’ squads: WEHoRR 2022. Here is a short account of events for the two competing MUBC crews as experienced by competitors Caroline and Lauren. Senior Women by Caroline Corrigan On the […]

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BUCS Head 2022

BUCS 4s and 8s Head in Newcastle marked the first major interuniversity rowing event of the year and the beginning of the culmination of the club’s winter training block. A final opportunity was presented to each of the squads both novice and senior to personally demonstrate their fitness and oarsmanship developed through numerous weeks of […]

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South Yorkshire Head 2022

After a relaxing festive break and following an arduous January training camp, it was finally time for MUBC to commence a new rowing year at the first selected race for 2022: South Yorkshire Head. With BUCS Head, WEHoRR, and HoRR impending immenantly, SYH22 provided an important opportunity for both squads, novice and senior, to cement […]

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Novice Race Day 2021

The final race for MUBC in 2021 saw the much awaited debut of both the new men’s and women’s novice squads. Dedicated training during the previous 8 weeks of MUBC’s Learn To Row programme had culminated in the formation of some very high calibre novice crews who were keen to put into practice all they […]

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Head of the Lune 2021

The Senior Men’s and Women’s squad final race of 2021 was the culmination of the techniques developed and the individual lessons learned from the semester 1 sculling and small boat training block. Head of the Lune not only celebrated the commitment of both squads over what can be the most relentless period of winter training, […]