Category : Results

National Schools Regatta 2016 Report

A very successful Regatta for all five Lea Crews which took part in this major event in the Junior Calendar at Eton Dorney, which had so many entries that most boat classes saw eight lane racing. The boy’s quad came 7th in the A final, the girl’s eight came 6th in the A final and […]

Glory for Hackney female rowers at London 2012 rowing course

It was a great weekend at the Metropolitan Regatta at Eton Dorney for Lea Rowing Club Women and Girls. On Saturday, the Women’s Squad WIM2 Coxed Four took an early lead in their final at the 500m mark and continued to extend their lead over Worcester University during the course of the race, leaving other […]

Wallingford regatta 2016

The first of May 2016 saw the traditional opening of the multi-lane racing season, with Wallingford regatta. A first opportunity for clubs to test crews at the top end of their squads, in anticipation of Henley; the regatta was fully subscribed within 24 hours of entries opening. With the men’s challenge 8 in one of […]

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 […]