Category : Results

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 […]

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 […]

A right Royal Rout at Hampton Court.

  The younger Lea Junior Girls showed the Lea WJ16s that they are pretty good as  well and managed to pull off a hat trick of wins last Saturday at a very busy Thames Ditton Regatta in the early summer sunshine. The idyllic event, with the finish line adjacent to Henry VIII’s Hampton Court Palace, […]

Regatta Stories:
a Novice’s Chiswick experience

Chiswick was my first race on the Thames and the first time I’ve got into a boat with my wellies on. I was racing in a novice 4 at 11am and an IM3 at 5pm so we were hoping to win the first race which would take us through to further knockout stages to fill […]

Wins at Wallingford

Excellent days racing at Wallingford Regatta in challenging conditions. A strong headwind and rain in the morning gave way to even stronger gusting crosswind in the afternoon which ultimately caused the cancellation of the last few races. Before that however the womens squad won the club eights and the challenger coxed fours with some very […]

Juniors triumph.

Lea RC Juniors Coxless Quads triumphed at British Regional Championships with a Gold for the Boys and a Bronze for the Girls. Yesterday in Nottingham at the British Inter Regional Championships, Lea Juniors helped the Eastern Region Team to an overall third position (out of 12). The Club had seven Lea boats racing (one boy’s […]

Lea Girls (almost) sweep the Board at Regional Championship Trials

On Sunday 22 March, a team of Lea Juniors raced at the Small Boats Selection Trial for the British Regional Championships. 24 Rowing Clubs and Rowing Schools in British Rowing’s (BR) Eastern Region participated in this event at Peterborough Lake. The Lea Girls romped home in five out of a six possible boat classes and […]

Wins at Henley Fours and Eights

The heavyweight 4+ sees action for the first time since the HOR4s… read on. Having been rained off for two years on the trot, the clement weather meant the race was rowable once again. All that stood between the senior squad and the most hallowed stretch of river in the world of rowing, was the […]