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Head of the River Race - Saturday 18th March

Updated: Apr 12, 2023

It was a strong weekend on the Tideway for all in Derby colours, with athletes racing over the 6,800m course at Saturday's Head of the River Race and Sunday's Vesta International Masters Head of the River Race.

Head of the River Race

1st VIII - Derby A

Started: 72nd

Finish: 45th

A big send from Derby A gives them our highest finish position since 1975 and a 6th place finish in the Jackson Trophy - a fantastic result for a club of our size, and well and truly cemented our place as an up and coming small club in the country.

Bow to Stroke: Toby Reid, Marcus Shreeve, George Mckirdy, Tim Maine, James Bennett, James Walker, Matt Ley (President), Ollie Hanks (Vice-Captain), Phoebe Cook (Cox)

2nd VIII - Derby B

Started: 233rd

Finish: 187th

A confident row from Derby B saw them improve their start position by an incredible 46 places.

Bow to Stroke: Gavin Wride, Sam Mountford (Bar Manager), James Richards, George James, Josh Rhodes-Hook (Vice-Captain & CRSA), Luke Levitt, James Grattidge (Committee Member), Jack Simpson, Chloe Andrews (Cox, Vice-Captain & University President)

Martha Nutkins

Club Captain

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