More Silverware for Juniors at Inter Regional Regatta

Three Lea crews medalled at the weekend’s Junior Inter Regional Regatta at a chilly Nottingham in a very creditable performance. All of the crews had previously won selection trials to the event, where the 12 regions of Britain send their regional champions in a variety of boat classes to compete against each other at the […]

Two Lea Junior VIIIs in the Schools Head of the River Race.

For the first time ever the Club had two junior eights in the School’s Head. This race is run over the same distance as the Boat Race with over 400 boats taking part in the biggest Junior Head race in the country. The WJ17 VIII, who won the WNov8+ Pennant at the Women’s Head ten […]

Lea RC win Hackney Awards

Jules Pipe, Hackney Mayor, presents four talented Lea members with Youth Sports Awards for their achievements. L-R (Elsa Froggatt, Ella Sharman, Jules Pipe, Gabor Marton, Molly Sharman). Elsa is a British Championship Bronze Medallist in 2x, Ella as well as rowing, swims with the England Development Squad and both swims and runs for Hackney, Gabor […]

Lea Junior Girls Storm the Club Novice Pennant at Womens Head of the River!

The junior girls have won the novice pennant at the womens head of the river. They just pipped the club first eight by 3.3 seconds , finishing 30th overall out of 278 starters. An excellent result and fully 50 seconds in front of the next novice club crew and 13 seconds in front of the […]

Elite women and Senior Mens pennants for the Lea at the Pairs Head

The club sent 10 pairs to contest the pairs head on the 11th Oct. Conditions were good with a slight headwind over parts of the course making for bouncy water before Barnes Bridge. Amanda and Bridget won the elite women’s pairs as well as the Anna Roots trophy for being the fastest women’s pair over […]

Goodbye Novice… Hello Intermediate

It wasn’t too long ago, a few months perhaps when I wrote a few lines on the day’s racing at Chiswick. The Learn2Race crews drew a blank that day but over the last couple of months we’ve been achieving some wins and personally I won my first point at Sudbury Regatta. It’s a beautiful location […]

British Champions

. Lea Boys Quad were crowned British Champions at the British Junior Championships held in Strathclyde, Scotland in late July. This is in addition to the gold they won at the British Regional Championships in the Spring. The Club had a total of four boats in A Finals with both the Boys and Girls J14 […]

Would you like to be part of a racing squad?

Lea Rowing Club START DATE FOR 2015 – 2016 SEASON 5th September, 8 AM. There will be a squad meeting for all those interested in being part of our mens and womens adult competition squads at the club on Saturday 5th Sept, 8am. There will be a talk from the coaches, an opportunity to ask […]

Lea Women win at Henley 2015.

The womens A crew won the club eights event in some style. They put in a great start to take a lengths lead by the end of the island and then kept the hammer down to counter City of Cambridge’s strong mid race rhythm. A great result and testament to the hard work by the […]

Lea Juniors at GB Trials

It was a fantastic day at Lea RC’s first appearance at the GB J16 Team Trials at Nottingham today. Four boys and four girls went to Trials and despite their best efforts got to within three seconds of their first GB Vest. The Boys Quad came fourth and the Girls Quad came second and were […]