Sudbury Rowing Club held their annual dinner and presentation evening where the Chairman introduced the nominees for the various awards, the year was reviewed in song by the captain and the list of club wins was celebrated.
Awards went to :
Jen Titterington – Senior Award
Martha Bullen – Junior Award
Angela Colclough – Stour Shield
Amelia Moule – Andrew Foster Award for Sculling
Nicola and Colin Swift – Best in Regatta award
Amelia Maskell – Most Improved
Hannah Lodge – Special Award
Bedford Small Boats Head
A number of members attended the Bedford Small Boats Head where various crews raced over the 2000 metre course.
Winning crews were Amelia Maskell and Martha Bullen in the Junior 16 double sculls, Masters E double scull of Simon White and Robin King, and Jen Titterington won the Women’s Open single sculls event.
Other crews racing were Jen Titterington and Sophie Lovegrove in the Women’s double sculls, who finished fifth in their event. Henry Tullin, Gareth Moriarty, Sam McLoughlin, Byron Bullen and Harry Moule (cox) raced in the Men’s Open coxed fours event, finishing fifth and ahead of another Sudbury crew of Sean Moriarty, Gregg Brown, Kevin Fish, Pete Donovan and Michelle Risby (cox).
Robin King, Simon White, Andrew Blit, Paul Spencer and Holly Adams (cox) raced in the Men’s Masters E/F coxed fours. Lee Adams, Paul Adams, Stephen Nichols, Tim Hysom and Helen Sharp (cox) competed in the Men’s Masters C/D coxed fours event, finishing two seconds behind the winning crew.
Keith Paxman and Mike Arnott competed in the Masters E/G double sculls, with Alan Muir and Sean Moriarty in the same event.
Women’s Masters C/D double scull Teresa Moriarty and Tracy Muir.
Rosemary Hogsbjerg and Sarah Stirling raced in the Women’s Masters E/F double sculls event.
Owen Moriarty raced in the Junior 15 single sculls category, Amelia Moule raced in the Women’s Junior 17 single sculls and Tracy Muir raced in the Women’s Masters D single event.
Sophie Brown completed a shorter distance in the Adaptive category.
Sudbury Rowing Club will hold their Annual General Meeting on the 19th October at 7.30pm at their Clubhouse in Quay Lane where a new committee will be elected.
Amelia Maskell, Jen Titterington, Amelia Moule, Hannah Lodge, Martha Bullen with their awards at the Sudbury Rowing Club Annual Dinner.
SRC were pleased to welcome Alex Gregory and the team from Track Record Coaching to host a team building afternoon for Virgin Active recently. 16 members of the club joined the Virgin Active team in three eights to give them a taste of the sport and to commence three days of team coaching at Stoke By Nayland Golf Club and Conference Centre, facilitated by Track Record Coaching.
‘I can’t thank all the members of Sudbury Rowing Club who made our corporate rowing experience so special. Giving people the opportunity to try out rowing for the very first time is something important to me, I’m passionate about the sport and want everyone’s first experience on the river to be wonderful. Sudbury Rowing Club made this happen. Thank you for your tireless work and infectious enthusiasm, I will be sure to recommend you in the future.’ – Alex Gregory MBE. 2 x Olympic Gold Medalist.
As the Rowing Club changed from regatta racing to Winter head racing, they celebrated another successful year at their Annual Dinner where their awards were presented to deserving members.
Junior Award – Natasha Treagust and Amelia Moule
Senior Award – Rosemary Hogsbjerg and Sarah Watts
Andrew Foster Memorial Award – Jeremy Milbank and David Wasse
Most Improved Rower – Teresa Moriarty
Stour Shield – Chris Jillings
Best in Regatta – Andrew Blit
The club has now held its AGM and a new committee has been elected, including new Club Captain Sean Moriarty and co-Captain Helen Sharp, who will be looking to steer the club towards more success in the coming year.
Anyone interested in learning to row, or to getting back into rowing after a break, can contact www.sudburyrowingclub.org.uk for more details.
Andrew Blit, Chris Jillings, Teresa Moriarty, Rosemary Hogsbjerg, Sarah Watts, Amelia Moule, Natasha Treagust, Jeremy Milbank, David Wasse and Catherine Smith – winners of awards.
Sudbury Regatta Saturday 6th August 2016 – free entrance
The Sudbury Rowing Club Regatta will take place on Saturday 6th August 2016 on the beautiful River Stour at Friars Meadow in Sudbury Suffolk. Free parking is available on the day on Friars Meadow.
Come and watch rowing clubs from all over the South East of England and beyond compete. There is always a wonderful atmosphere. We have a tea tent, hog roast, ice cream stands, beer tent, burger stall and children’s rides. There will be live music playing during the afternoon.
New this year – take part in our Rowing machine challenge. The winner will be the person rowing the furthest in 1 minute. Minimum age 13 years.
Prizes for winners in the following categories:
Non rowers – rowing taster session at Sudbury Rowing Club
Rowers – a cup for each category
The first races start at 8.00am with final racing finishing the day at around 7pm. Bring your picnic rugs and sit along the edge of the river for a great view of the rowing. Join us for a fun day out.
On Saturday 17th October it’s Sudbury Rowing Club’s Annual Dinner and Dance, a chance to get out of the lycra and dress up!
This year it is taking place at AFC Sudbury. The evening will begin with a welcome drink and canapes, to be followed by a 2 course meal, speeches, awards and dancing.
Lets celebrate all we have achieved this year!
Contact Harriet for more information and to buy your tickets – email@example.com.
It’s September already, that only means one thing – Annual Dinner time.
On Saturday 18th October it’s Sudbury Rowing Club’s Annual Dinner and Dance, a chance to get out of the lycra and dress up! This year it is taking place at Sudbury Rugby Club, with Stock and Bailey catering and Dreamwave Events as the evenings entertainment. The evening will begin with canapes and be followed by a 2 course meal, speeches, awards and a disco.
Lets celebrate all we have achieved this year!
Contact Holly Adams for more information and to buy your tickets – firstname.lastname@example.org.
Good Friday, 18 April 2014
You are all most welcome to attend and to bring along family and friends to celebrate the official club opening and as part of this we will be unveiling the new land purchased this year.
For those of you that wish to take part there will also be an Easter Egg race between 2 “teams” in the morning for a bit of fun. There will be a race fee of £1 per seat collected on the day.
We will be offering Hot Cross Buns, Bacon Rolls (cooked on the BBQ), drinks and cakes throughout the morning. If you would like to make and donate some cakes please bring them along on the day.
The timetable for the day is:
08:30 Rowers arrive at the club for sorting into teams
09:00 Teams/Boats are sorted and crews take to the water
09:30 (ish) Races start, a single division rowing up the meadow
11:30 Mayor of Sudbury arrives at the club
12:00 Official opening of the club by the Mayor, raising of the flag and unveiling of the new land.
As a reminder, please dress smartly for the opening of the club, in club blazers if possible.
There is a Fun Run taking part in Sudbury on the day so roads will be closed and traffic slow. The race takes place between 09:15 and 11:00.
I look forward to seeing you all there.