Category : Mens Seniors

14/06/14: Lea Win Senior Eights at Reading Amateur Regatta

The mens first eight travelled to Reading for a civilised late afternoon start on Sat, racing in Senior eights. With a bye through the first round the crew overcame a fast starting Worcester eight to secure a race against Thames in the final. Thames had come through the other side of the draw which included […]

Henley Master’s Regatta: The proof is in the pudding (or at least the cheese course)

  If Henley were a restaurant it would undoubtedly have five Michelin stars. Each year it serves up a three course chef’s special of the highest quality rowing. The menu starts with the Women’s regatta as the early summer entrée, followed by the royal regatta for the main course and polished off with Henley Masters’ […]

Wallingford Regatta – 5th May 2013: Feeling the (blood) pressure

The desolate and windswept suburbs of Slough played host to senior squads’ first side-by-side regatta of the season. This was not just about winning or losing on the day, but about finding out whether the season would be full of Pimms on the bank or protein shakes in the sauna that is the Lea gym […]

To Mordor and back – Senior squads’ training camp, Seneffe, Belgium, 6th-13th April 2013

One hundred and ninety eight years after Wellington’s forces began to gather in Northern Europe for their last campaign against Napoleon, the Lea Senior squads arrived in Seneffe, Belgium, armed with 16 boats, 15 sets of riggers, 2 rigger jiggers between 40 athletes and Amazon’s entire stock of physio-tape. It was time for training camp. […]

Reading University 8’s Head

Reading University 8’s Head – men’s squad were out in force with 4 crews competing against the high quality field. The senior squad posted their best result since 2009 and it was a valuable opportunity for less experienced crews to gain race experience and for the coaches to tinker with combinations. 1st division saw our […]