Summer VIIIs 2018 Day 4: Race Reports

A huge thank you to everyone who came down to watch the Hertford crews throughout their Summer VIIIs campaign. While the results weren’t perfect, all crews gave it their best and should be proud of what they’ve achieved over the year. Hopefully next year will see even greater drive, and greater success in the races…

Summer VIIIs 2018 Day 3: Race Reports

Despite the best efforts of our crews, Friday sees all Hertford boats remain without a bump to their name (or at least without a bump in the preferred direction). Hopefully Saturday will see the streak end, and hopefully there’ll be plenty of supporters there when it does! W2 – Bumped by GTC W2 Cox: Abbigail…

Summer VIIIs 2018 Day 2: Race Reports

Two days in and the bumps have begun in earnest (though perhaps not in the way our crews had hoped), with all crews on the river now familiar with the process, if not so familiar that they avoid snapping sterns and breaking bows (thankfully not those of any Hertford boats – yet). W2 – Bumped…

Worcester Regatta 2018: Race Reports

Last Sunday the M1 entered into Worcester Regatta, with intent to replicate the victory from the year before, and get vital race practice before the first day of Summer VIIIs. The VIII were indeed victorious once again, though the IV went out in the semi-final. VIII Cox Ettie ‘is this still the Thames’ Caverly Stroke…

Summer VIIIs 2018 Day 1: Race Reports

The first day of racing saw drama and destruction, though Hertford’s seats flying off their slides pales in comparison to some of the equipment damage other crews experienced. Whilst not the best day in terms of results, further opportunity awaits our crews as the week continues. W2 – Bumped by Oriel (TBC) Cox: Abbigail Colwyn…

Head of the River Race 2018: Reports and Videos

Both the men and women entered (We)HoRR this year, and with no cancellations due to bad weather, both crews were able to get out and race. The women placed 146th with a time of 22:29.4, and the men came in at 210th with 20:48.5. Footage from spectators is located here. W1 Cox – Jack Yates…

Torpids 2018: Day 4 Race Reports

Due to the inclement weather, Saturday’s racing was only the second chance to race for the first boats, and unfortunately due to restrictions imposed for the safety of crews offered no chance for W2 and M2. This leaves the final positions as follows: W2: Division 4, 12th (up three) M2: Division 4, 11th (level) W1:…

Torpids 2018: Day 1 Race Reports

With extreme weather facing the crews, there were a mix of results from across the divisions. Worsening forecasts for Thursday mean day 2 has been cancelled by OURCs, with the final two days provisionally going ahead. W2 Day one of Torpids got off to quite a ‘cool’ start! Despite some small mishaps in rowing on,…

Torpids 2018 Rowing On: Race Reports

Rowing on saw two Hertford women’s crews hopeful that they would qualify for Torpids. In spite of injury during the race, W2 were able to make it through to the racing starting today, whilst W3 were unfortunately unable to qualify. W2 Cox- Abbigail Colwyn Stroke- Hrabina Kaja Fenn 7: Christina Nahanni 6: Catherine Dumbill 5:…

Henley IVs and VIIIs 2018: Race Reports

On the 17th of February, both sides of the club entered Henley IVs and VIIIs Head, with the men fielding the stern 4 from the VIII they raced in the morning again in the IVs racing in the afternoon, and the women entering a single VIII. Men’s First VIII Cox: Ettie ‘Cavalry’ Caverly Stroke: Danny…

Christ Church Regatta – Day 1 Race Reports

Chris Church Regatta 2017 kicked off today with four crews of Hertford “fawns” taking to the Isis for their first taste of Oxford racing. Read on to find out how they got on!   Men’s A – Beat Lincoln A Cox: Maciej Arcadius Bugala Stroke: Ryan Gould 7: Tom Blackmore 6: Paddy Christy-Parker 5: Oscar…