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ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL COMPETITION FOR SHANKLIN & SANDOWN ROWING CLUB

Ryderowing123Shanklin Sandown Rowing Club enjoyed another successful competition at the weekend with 4 wins over the 2-day Newport Regatta.

The racing on Saturday saw the club’s junior-senior crew of Ethan Walters, Matt Page, Riley Horrix, Charlie Pitt and Emily Faithfull take the runners-up spot behind Championship leaders BTC in the Junior-Senior final, whilst the Novice men’s crew of Tom Flower, Paul Gamble, Simon Nevitt and Fred Giemza-Pipe enjoyed a great row but just missed out on a final spot on their racing debut in this line-up.

Shanklin’s Senior Men’s Crew of Alex Robertson, Joe Murray, Ethan Walters and Jamie Gamble gave an excellent performance in providing the eventual winners BTC with their hardest race of the day in their heat

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On Sunday, Daisy Faithfull increased her lead in the senior sculls championship with a dogged victory over her nearest rival.

The Ladies’ senior pair of Daisy and Emily Faithfull suffered a rare defeat, but still hold on to the championship lead, whilst both Emily Faithfull and Rachael Debenham finished second in their respective sculling races. Both senior men’s pairs combinations Jamie Gamble and Alex Robertson and Ethan Walters and Riley Horrix gave good, solid performances, finishing second in their heats

The club also boated 2 J14 crews, with the crew of Immy Burfitt, Ella Haydon, Layla Katirewa, Izzy Bounds and Esme Walters (Cox) taking the victory on this occasion over their clubmates Adam Farley, Annabelle Steward, Evie Crew, Freya Jones and Damia Robert (Cox).

The victories secured the trophy for most successful club at the junior regatta.

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