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2017 Invitation List to Senior A Trials

Rowing Australia today released the invitation list for the National Senior Selection Trials to be conducted at the Sydney International Regatta Centre from 11 to 16 March 2017. These trials will select the Australian Rowing Team squad to participate in World Rowing...

Vale Leisa Wilson (nee Paterson)

Rowing Australia was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Australian Rowing Team member, Leisa Wilson (nee Paterson). Victorian-born Leisa passed away after a long illness on Friday 17 February 2017. Born on 27 January, 1958, Leisa was an extremely active member...

Vale Ron Graetz

It is with sadness that Rowing Australia learned over the weekend of the passing of esteemed Murray Bridge Rowing Club Life Member, Ron Graetz at the age of 97. South Australian Ron had a lifetime association with the Murray Bridge Rowing Club.  He was the son of Eph...

High Performance Updates

There have been a number of recent and important High Performance updated. To summarise the recent updates, please see below. The relevant areas for review are: Updated Event Requirements (ERs) Board Approved Appeals Policy Nomination and Eligibility Requirements...
#Train4Tokyo Update

#Train4Tokyo Update

The #Train4Tokyo Camps are an initiative to recruit new athletes to para-rowing and provide a positive introduction to the sport. The first #Train4Tokyo Camp was held in Canberra from 9 to 13 January 2017. The interest in the camp was encouraging with 23 people...

Vale Ron Richardson

Rowing Australia was saddened to hear of the passing of Roland ‘Ron’ Richardson last week after a long illness. A member of Mercantile Rowing Club, Mr Richardson was a long standing Rowing Australia umpire and was also the Chairman of Henley-on-Yarra at...

Brennan honoured on Australia Day

Margaret Birtley and Jennifer Williams also recognised in announcement Rowing’s golden girl, Kim Brennan, has been included in the 2017 Australia Day Honours List. The 31-year-old, who won gold in the Women’s Single Sculls at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games has been...

Have you registered for #AnOarsomeExperience?

Tickets and Entries Open for the 2017 Sydney International Rowing Regatta Rowing Australia is excited to announce that tickets sales and entries for the 2017 Sydney International Rowing Regatta (SIRR) are now open via the official ticket seller, Ticketek and the...

Vale Bill Cooper OAM

With the passing of Bill in the early hours of 1 January 2017, the rowing community has lost one of the Legends of the sport. Bill was a driving force in particular for Rowing WA for more than sixty years and no words can convey the magnitude of his contribution...