Monday, 16 July 2012
Second gold for New Zealand in Lithuania
New Zealand rowers grabbed their second gold medal of the Under 23 Rowing World Championships in Trakai, Lithuania on Sunday, with men's double Nathan Flannery and Hayden Cohen coming out on top in a gripping battle with the Germans in their A final.
Thursday, 12 July 2012
Under-23s make good start - Pratt and Bevan star
New Zealand crews made a good start to the Under-23 World Rowing Championships in Trakai, Lithuania last night - with the women's pair of Kayla Pratt and Kelsey Bevan blitzing their race to qualify for the A final and the men's coxed four coming a close second to also qualify for the final.
Monday, 18 June 2012
Rowing - Six medal haul for New Zealand in final World Cup regatta
New Zealand came away with an impressive three gold and three silver medals in the final World Cup regatta in Munich on Sunday, the final test before the London Olympic Games.
Saturday, 16 June 2012
Kiwi rowers begin Munich campaign
In the absence of world champion Mahé Drysdale, on the side lines after the training accident on his bike yesterday, the rest of the New Zealand elite rowing team made their first appearances at the third World Cup Regatta in Munich today.
Friday, 15 June 2012
Cycling collision likely to force Drysdale to miss Munich World Cup regatta
Five time world single sculling champion Mahé Drysdale is not expected to race at the final World Cup regatta in Munich this weekend after a cycling accident.
Monday, 28 May 2012
Bond and Murray win four in a row
Triple world champions Eric Murray and Hamish Bond made it four wins in four years at the World Cup regatta in Lucerne on a day when New Zealand's rowing team won one gold, three silver and one bronze medals.
Tuesday, 22 May 2012
Olympic dreams now just one race away for lightweight four
New Zealand's lightweight four is still in the hunt for a place in London after taking one of the two vital top two finishing positions in the repechage to progress to the main A Final in the Last Chance Regatta at Lucerne, Switzerland.
Monday, 21 May 2012
NZ's oldest international rower aiming for dream Paralympic regatta
Tirau adaptive rower Danny McBride will represent New Zealand in the adaptive single sculls at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London – the Paralympic Committee announced today.
Monday, 7 May 2012
Big effort but Kiwi crews fail to make A Finals
New Zealand's new lightweight four failed to make the A final in Belgrade last night after a brave effort on its debut - leading until the final sprint where it was demoted to third and consigned to the B Final.
Lightweights take heart from solid B Final win
New Zealand's rowers took some consolation from a challenging weekend in Belgrade, Serbia, with a dominant win in the B Final for the new Lightweight Four on their international debut at the first World Cup regatta of 2012.
Sunday, 1 April 2012
Christchurch young blades take rowing's top prizes at the Aon Maadi Cup
Junior rowing's top two prizes - the Aon Maadi Cup for boys and the Levin Jubilee Cup for girls - are heading to Christchurch after major wins for Christ's College boys and St Margaret's girls.
Friday, 2 March 2012
New Zealand Olympic Rowing team confirmed
The New Zealand Olympic Committee announced a rowing team today that is set to create New Zealand rowing history.
Friday, 17 February 2012
Massive final looms for men's pair stars
The prospects for a big final in Friday's men's pair took a big step forward today when Eric Murray and Tyson Williams made note of their intentions with a winning performance in their semi final.
Wednesday, 15 February 2012
Cohen and Taylor add to star studded final of the men's single scull
Reigning national sculling champion Nathan Cohen kept a feisty Peter Taylor at bay to take the single scull repecharge and move with the former lightweight world champion to a hot looking final on Saturday morning which already boasts five time world champion Mahe Drysdale and multiple pairs champ Eric Murray.
Tuesday, 14 February 2012
No shocks on Day 1 as country's top rowers get into their stride
The 2012 BankLink New Zealand Rowing Championships got underway today at Lake Karapiro, and there were no major surprises amongst the big guns from the squad looking to start the week well as a springboard towards national squad trials at the end of the month.
Murray and Bond looking for success apart at BankLink new Zealand Rowing Championships NORTHLAND
— Together they have been invincible in the men’s pair on the international rowing scene for three years, but world champions Hamish Bond and Eric Murray will square off against each other when they race for their regions at the BankLink New Zealand Rowing Championship at Lake Karapiro this week.
Friday, 20 January 2012
Ricoh salutes triumphant trans-Tasman rowers
Ricoh New Zealand proudly welcomed home Team Gallagher’s rowers who today become the first New Zealand team to cross the Tasman by oar power, and salutes their efforts to save the planet’s threatened tropical reefs.
Tuesday, 27 December 2011
Team Gallagher slammed and broken in Tasman Sea
Santa has failed to deliver the westerlies Team Gallagher ordered.
Monday, 12 December 2011
Christmas thriller at Karapiro as big guns do battle
The Christmas Regatta at Lake Karapiro over the weekend of December 16-18 will pitch the cream of New Zealand's rowers against each other in some fascinating encounters ahead of the New Year and the start of the build up to the Olympic Games.
Monday, 28 November 2011
Team Gallagher Mammoth Row Underway AUCKLAND
— Team Gallagher began their bid this morning, November 27, to become the first Kiwi team to row from Sydney to Auckland harbour bridges.
Tuesday, 15 November 2011
Team Gallagher Ready To Row - Final preparations for first New Zealand team to row the Tasman
After months of preparation, Team Gallagher aim to embark within a seven to 10 days on a Trans-Tasman rowing adventure.
Tuesday, 6 September 2011
Five medals for Massey rowers at world champs
Massey student-athletes won five of the nine medals the New Zealand team brought home from the recent World Rowing Championships at Lake Bled in Slovenia.