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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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Scottish Rowing Award Nominations

Congratulations to the following club members who have been nominated for a Scottish Rowing Award: Willie Turner – Volunteer of the Year Chris Phillips – Coach of the Year Ryan Morrison – Junior Rower of the Year Euan Malone and … Continue reading

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Scottish Schools Head

This rescheduled event took place today on the canal at Dullater. The draw was stacked with entries from larger junior clubs including Aberdeen Schools and George Watsons. Clydesdale was represented by just one crew of Euan Malone, Giacomo Galano, Ryan … Continue reading

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