Nagambie rowers score

April 20, 2018

Celebrating success: Nagambie rowers Saffy Lazenby, Andy Horsburgh, Heather Bradbury, Dave Andrews, Sally Littlewood, Sue Andrews, Julia Finnigan, Deb Dudley and Wendy Cotter.

Relief time at the trailer: Heather Bradbury, Sally Littlewood, Wendy Cotter, Sue Andrews, Dave Andrews, Andy Horsburgh, Deb Dudley, Saffy Lazenby and Julia Finnigan.

The Nagambie Rowing Club’s reputation was kept in place when nine rowers made the six-hour long trek to Wentworth in NSW to participate in the Wentworth Mildura Rowing Regatta on the Easter weekend.

Nagambie Rowing Club’s Dave Andrews said he was thrilled to be among the winning teams.

‘‘A big surprise was the under-17 female single sculls final, won by Nagambie’s Saffy Lazenby, who is only 15 years old,’’ he said.

‘‘Saffy had to win a tough heat before rowing again against a class field in the final.

‘‘Nagambie Rowing Club is starting to build up a solid base of dedicated rowers, who are out most mornings when the sun is thinking about coming up. They also back it up with ergos on Tuesday nights.’’

The club’s rowers are looking to improve their racing in the next few weeks before the Masters State Rowing Championships in Nagambie on the last weekend in April.

Saturday results

Female Masters Double: Sue Andrews and Wendy Cotter.

Male Masters Double: Andy Horsburgh, Dave Andrews.

Female Masters Single: Wendy Cotter.

Mixed Masters Coxed Quad: Deb Dudley, Sue and Dave Andrews and Andy Horsburgh.

Sunday results

Once again Nagambie rowers took to the field and were rewarded with great results.

Female Under-17 single: Saffy Lazenby.

Female Under-19 double: Saffy Lazenby and Julia Finnigan.

Female C-grade double: Saffy Lazenby and Sue Andrews.

Female Masters single: Sue Andrews.

Mixed Masters Quad: Wendy Cotter, Heather Bradbury, Andy Horsburgh and Dave Andrews.

— Diane Grant

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