Bann Rowing Club

Bann Rowing Club is the rowing club of Coleraine, Northern Ireland. It is situated on the east bank of the Lower Bann river in Hanover Place south of the Old Town Bridge. Founded in 1842, Bann is one of the oldest rowing clubs in all of Ireland.[1]

Bann Rowing Club
Image showing the rowing club's blade colours
LocationHanover Place, Coleraine, Northern Ireland
Home waterLower Bann
Founded1842 (1842)
Websitewww.bannrowingclub.org.uk
Notable members
Alan Campbell, Richard Chambers, Peter Chambers and Joel Cassells

The Club competes regularly in national regattas across Ireland including the annual National Championships, Cork.

Notable membersEdit

Bann is also known for its success at producing Olympic oarsmen including Alan Campbell, Richard Chambers and Peter Chambers. At the London 2012 Olympics Alan won a Bronze Medal in the Men's Single Scull; Richard and Peter both won a Silver Medal in the Lightweight Men's Four.[2][3]

HonoursEdit

Henley Royal RegattaEdit

Year Races won
2018 Hambleden Pairs Challenge Cup

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "History – Bann Rowing Club - Coleraine". bannrowingclub.org.uk. Retrieved 15 January 2014.
  2. ^ "BBC News - Richard and Peter Chambers: brothers' Olympic silver medallists". bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 15 January 2014.
  3. ^ "BBC News - Coleraine homecoming for Olympic medal-winning rowers". bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 15 January 2014.

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