Aberdeen 8s Head - January 29th 2006
posted by Roy R Sinclair
- 30 Jan 2006
Following the Awards Night, two Inverness crews travelled to the Aberdeen
Eights Head which took place on the River Dee on Sunday 28th January. These
crews achieved two satisfactory second place positions, one in the Mens
Open Category in Division 1 behind winners Aberdeen Boat Club and in the
Mens Restricted 2 Category in Division 2 in which they just failed by 7
seconds to hold off the challenge of another crew from Aberdeen Boat
The Inverness crew in the Division 1 Open event consisted of Dave Rothwell
(bow), Ken Andrews, Ken Sinclair, Colin Sinclair, Roy Sinclair, Duncan
Alexander, Neil Wallace, Jon Muir (stroke), Lawrence Edwards (cox).
All athletes also took part in the Restricted 2 event in Division 2, with the
exception of Dave Rothwell and Roy Sinclair whose places were taken by
Brian Bell and Tom Baker who had earlier raced their coxless pair in the
Division 1 race.
Next weekend sees the staging of the Scottish Indoor Rowing Championships
in Wishaw Sports Centre on Sunday 5th February when Inverness Rowing Club
will be represented by
Joe Wright (Men's 40 plus event),
Colin Sinclair (Mens Junior 16 event),
Carole Wells (Women's "21 again" ? category) and Rachel Wells (Womens
Alan Sinclair represents Aberdeen Boat Club in the Mens under 23 event.