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
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.
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, 5 September 2011
Silver for Uru and Taylor and Emma Twigg takes bronze
A silver medal for the men's lightweight double scull and a bronze for Emma Twigg brought New Zealand's final medal count at the 2011 Rowing World Championships in Bled, Slovenia to nine - with 12 boats through to the London Olympic regatta.
Sunday, 4 September 2011
Drysdale, Murray and Bond take gold as Kiwis shin again in Bled
Saturday, 3 September 2011
New Zealand men's double take gold in another dramatic finish
World champions Nathan Cohen and Joseph Sullivan retained their double sculling title in dramatic style with a last stroke victory over Germany at the Rowing World Championships in Bled, Slovenia today and the good results kept coming elsewhere in the team - with four more Olympic qualifiers confirmed.
Friday, 2 September 2011
Scown and Haigh retain world title - women's quad takes a bronze
New Zealand has its first rowing world champions of 2011 after Rebecca Scown and Juliette Haigh won a nail biting finish to beat the British by the narrowest of margins.
Thursday, 1 September 2011
Scown and Haigh star as rowers continue strong form
Six New Zealand boats made strong progress in today's racing at the Rowing World Championships in Bled, Slovenia, with the women's pair of Rebecca Scown and Juliette Haigh also securing Olympic qualification.
Wednesday, 31 August 2011
Rowers produce more wins to progress in Solvenia
New Zealand's rowers continued to excel overnight at the World Rowing championships in Bled, Slovenia, with the men's quadruple scull charging home to win their race and qualify for the main semi finals.
Tuesday, 30 August 2011
McBride carries on Kiwi winning ways in Bled heats
Adaptive sculler Danny McBride continued the Kiwi rowing team's winning ways with a great win in his heat in the Rowing World Championships at Bled in Slovenia overnight.
Monday, 29 August 2011
Early success for Kiwi rowers
The first heats of the 2011 World Rowing Championships brought six heat wins before lunch - and the country's first Olympic qualifier.
Tuesday, 23 August 2011
Bled World Rowing Championships preview and information for journalists about NZ team
The end of August will be the pinnacle of the 2011 World Rowing season with the world's best getting together in Bled, Slovenia, for the 2011 World Rowing Championships.
Monday, 25 July 2011
More medals in Amsterdam for Under 23 rowers
Kiwi crews added two medals to the Under 23 trophy cabinet at Amsterdam overnight, with the women's eight taking a silver medal and the women's lightweight double scull winning a bronze in the world championship finals.
Thursday, 16 June 2011
Kiwi rowers confident and excited as their international season begins
New Zealand’s top elite rowers are looking forward to their first international appearance of the 2011 rowing season this weekend at the second FISA Rowing World Cup in Hamburg, Germany.
Wednesday, 23 March 2011
Kiwi rowing success and huge effort from Canterbury schools helps 2011 Aon Maadi Cup to record entries
The 2011 Aon Maadi Cup at Lake Karapiro next week will boast the biggest entry of any rowing regatta ever held in New Zealand – and that is despite the two Canterbury earthquakes which threatened to stop the sport in its tracks in the region just a few weeks ago.
Tuesday, 22 February 2011
Tomorrows stars the focus as rowing sees huge numbers at Mighty River Power Junior Regatta
One of the huge and positive spin-offs of the 2010 rowing world championships has been oversubscribed junior regattas this season as youngsters strive to become the next Murray, Bond, Drysdale, Haigh or Scown inspired by the efforts on the water of their heroes.