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Sports Council for Glasgow Awards

We are fortunate to have so many great people in our club and we are delighted that two of our members have been recognised with Sports Council for Glasgow Awards. Amy Walton was nominated for the Volunteer of the Year … Continue reading

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Scullers Head Draw

The Scullers Head Draw and Information for Competitors is now available on the Scullers Head page. Please note the revised start times, bringing both divisions forward 1 hour to avoid visiting crews boat loading in the dark, with the singles … Continue reading

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Olympic Champion Launches Legacy

We were joined on Sunday by Olympic Champion Katherine Grainger and GB Sculler Imogen Walsh to help launch our new Junior Development Programme. The programme seeks to capitalise on the surge of interest in rowing following Katherine’s performance at the 2012 … Continue reading

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Direct Club Investment

Clydesdale is mentioned on the BBC News page today, as sportscotland officially launch their new Direct Club Investment programme.  We will be launching our project this Sunday from 12 noon at the West Boathouse, with Olympic Champion Katherine Grainger, GB … Continue reading

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Annual General Meeting – New Committee

Our new committee was elected at the AGM.  Welcome to new committee members Amy Wood, Julie Dunlop, Chris Walton and Sophie Warburton.  Michael Foran proudly steps up to the role of Vice President and Ceri Sellers has taken on the … Continue reading

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British Championships

Congratulations to all Clydesdale members past and present who competed at the British Championships last weekend.  Notable performances include: Jack Burns winning the C Final of O 2x on Saturday in a composite with Aberdeen University and finishing 4th in … Continue reading

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Jimmy Speirs

It is with great sadness that we report the death of Jimmy Speirs on Tuesday 8th October 2013. Jimmy was a Life member of Clydesdale since 1955 and as one of the 3 (Clydesdale) Jimmys (along with McGhie and Ross) … Continue reading

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Clyde Head Winners

Our neighbours at Clyde ARC held their ‘3 Heads’ event today, over 3km in good conditions. Congratulations to the following Clydesdale winners: J16 1x Giacomo Galano J15 1x Ryan Morrison WJ18 1x Leona Logan M4+ Stephen Walker, Chris Walton, Andrew … Continue reading

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Scottish Rowing Award Winners

Congratulations to Euan Malone and Giacomo Galano on winning the Scottish Rowing Crew of the Year Award on Saturday. Their award was presented by GB Rowing Mens Lwt Coach, Darren Whiter and recognises the tremendous season the boys have had, … Continue reading

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2013 Club Sculling Championships

The Club Sculling Championships were held this weekend. Eighteen club members competed over two divisions in perfect conditions on a beautiful, autumnal Clyde. Claire McKeown won the women’s event and will be awarded the Charles Simpson Trophy, whilst the Fleming … Continue reading

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