Category: News

ACT Athletes selected in Australian Underage Teams

CONGRATULATIONS to the following ACT Athletes who have been selected in the Australian Underage Teams following the trials period here in the ACT; Caitlin McManus-Barrett (Sydney Rowing Club/ACTAS) – U21 Woman’s Coxless Four Madeline Vagg (Sydney University Boat Club/ACTAS) – U21 Women’s Quad Scull Cormac Hayes (Canberra Rowing Club/ACTAS) – U21 Men’s Quad Scull Zoe […]

2021/22 End of Season Presentation

On Friday evening, Rowing ACT celebrated the end of the 2021/22 Season with our end of season trophy presentation. It was a fabulous night, and congratulations to all the winners. Premiership Winners: Presented by Luke Letcher Men’s – Canberra Rowing Club (200 points) 2nd – Canberra Grammar School (127 Points) 3rd – ANU Boat Club […]

ACT Schools Pathway Eights

Congratulations to the ACT School Boy and School Girl Crews who competed in the Rowing Australia Pathways Competition over Sunday the 1st and Monday the 2nd of May. Both Crews represented their state and schools with pride, with the School Boy eight making the A Final on Monday.

ACT Australian Rowing Championships Wrap-Up

The ACT had a huge contingent of clubs, schools, athletes, coaches and supporters make their way down to Nagambie for the 2022 Australian Rowing Championships.Athletes from ANU Boat Club Canberra Grammar School Canberra Rowing Club Canberra Girls Grammar School Marist College Canberra Radford Sport Daramalan College and Orana Steiner School competed across the week of […]

Art Installation in Central Basin

A temporary artwork featuring a floating car on a black pontoon has been installed on Lake Burley Griffin in Central Basin. This will be in position from March till August 2022 as part of a National Gallery of Australia exhibition. The artwork will be surrounded by yellow safety buoys, with flashing lights, however all clubs […]

Luke Letcher announces his retirement

Luke Letcher has announced his retirement from International Rowing today. Luke has been a representative of Australia and the ACT across a number of levels for many years since starting his rowing career at Radford College’s rowing program. A member of the Black Mountain Rowing Club, his career has been one to remember. Capped off […]

Masters Interstate Eight Nominations Reopening

Rowing ACT has elected to reopen nominations for the Masters Men’s and Women’s Interstate Eights as advertised on social media. With the announcement of the move of the 2022 Australian Masters Rowing Championships from Western Australia to Ballarat, Rowing ACT is looking to see if it is possible to boat a Men’s and Women’s eight […]

2022 Interstate Crews Announcement

Rowing ACT has selected the following crews to represent the ACT in the Interstate Regatta at the 2022 Australian Rowing Championships. Congratulations to all selected and well done to all who participated in the selection process for the crews. Bicentennial Trophy – Women’s U21 8+ Zoe Bond Madeline Vagg Olenka Moran Lauren Goldie Elisabeth Gregory […]


On Sunday morning over 110 people attended a tribute and farewell to Rodney Palmer near the Girls Grammar Rowing Shed. Those attending came from a wide cross section of the community including rowing, soccer and work. His contribution to both rowing and soccer were highlighted as well as his mentoring of young people. Rodney’s tribute […]

2022 ACT Interstate Youth and Pathways Nominations now open

Nominations for the 2022 Youth Crews to compete at the Interstate Regatta, and the Pathways VIII’s to compete at the U19 National Team Trials are now open. Nominations will close on Thursday the 27th of February 2022. Any questions should be sent to Head Coach Dave Fraumano at All nominees should read the Interstate […]