This year's Henley Royal Regatta will go down in the annals of the Royal Shrewsbury School Boat Club for an exciting series of historic and signficant firsts.
The Bumping Races have been the climax of our inter-house rowing races at Shrewsbury since 1867. They have lost none of their excitement over the years.
The 151st Bumping Races finally got underway today. (Yesterday’s cancellation means that for the second time in four years there will only be three races, not the usual four.)
An exciting and historic moment for the RSSBC – and possibly a first for any school – as our 1st VIII, 2nd VIII, Senior Girls’ Quad and Sabrina alumni VIII all compete at Henley Royal Regatta.
A new chapter in the annals of the Royal Shrewsbury School Boat Club, as the girls now join the boys in reaching the podium at the highest national level.
In a thrilling final between the top crews in the country, the Senior Girls’ 1st Quad won silver in the Sherriff Cup for Championship Quadruple Sculls at the National Schools’ Regatta.
The weekend of the 11th/12th May was one the busiest weekends for the Boat Club, with crews competing at three different regattas around the country in their final preparations for the National Schools' Regatta.
On Sunday 5th May four Shrewsbury crews travelled to Dorney Lake to compete at the Wallingford Regatta.
The Senior and J16 rowers travelled to Laias, Spain for their Easter training camp, while the J15s enjoyed similarly glorious weather in Shrewsbury for their training camp over the Easter weekend.
The 1st VIII broke a 72-year-old record with their outstanding performance over the 5,000m North of England Head course on the River Dee on Saturday.
On Monday 18th March the RSSBC girls’ squads travelled to Dorney Lake, Eton to compete at the Junior Sculling Head.
The Boat Club took five crews to race at the Schools’ Head of the River in London on Friday 15th March, the most prestigious event of the 'head' calendar.
RSSBC crews competed at three different venues last weekend, in the Hammersmith Head, the West Midlands Junior Championships and home time-trials against King's Chester - all valuable preparation for th...
Whether reaching for the heights of elite level performance or simply 'having a go', the meandering River Severn at Shrewsbury School is a great teacher of teamwork, resilience and perseverance.
The second weekend of the Lent Term saw the RSSBC J15 squad visit Oxfordshire for a Sunday of ‘friendly’ racing with our fierce rivals Radley College.
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