Durham rower Jess Eddie wants the new-look GB Rowing Team women’s eight to show they remain Europe’s leading contenders for an Olympic medal when the 2016 racing season begins this weekend. GB were the top European crew at last year’s World Championships as they finished just outside the medals behind the United States, New Zealand[…]
For the past few weeks the club has been running a weekly course in partnership with British Rowing and Help for Heroes, aimed at forces veterans from Phoenix House in Catterick. The course is led by Debbie Connolly. Some of those attending have expressed a wish to continue after the course so it is an[…]
The funeral of John Short took place on April 13th. John was a long-standing member of Durham ARC and was in his 91st year when he died on March 29th. He first joined the club in the late 1940s, after being in the RAF, and served subsequently in several administrative roles. He was a member[…]
There has been an additional landslip on the Pelaw Wood site which is due to the natural steepness of the slope. Durham County Council are currently working to stabilise the ground and are carrying out further investigations and analysis of the situation, to allow them to continue to work safely on some areas of the[…]
The Club’s Code of Conduct for all members, coaches, officials and volunteers has been revised. The new version can be found here or on the Downloads page.
The 2015 Sunday League drew to a close at Tyne ARC on October 4th after a busy conclusion to the season due to the postponed Talkin Tarn skills round being slotted in two weeks earlier. With the Tynemouth round cancelled in May because of unsuitable weather conditions this meant only 7 of the 8 scheduled[…]
There were some very creditable performances from the DARC Juniors at last weekend’s National Schools’ Regatta in Nottingham, the best coming from Aiden Rushforth and Hope Cessford in reaching the finals of the J16 and girls J16 single sculls. The Championship 4+, girls Championship 8+, girls Championship 4x- and girls J16 double sculls crews all[…]
The local regatta season got underway on Saturday April 18th with the first event taking place over a 750 metre course on the River Wear at Chester-le-Street Amateur Rowing Club. This year’s Chester-le-Street Regatta attracted 304 entries from around 20 different rowing clubs with races commencing at 8.30am and continuing at 2-minute intervals throughout the[…]
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