National medal for Nick

19:02 30 April 2013

Bideford Reds’ junior rowers were in action at the National Junior Inter-Regional Regatta at the National Watersports Centre in Nottingham as part of the west regional team.

The championships were contested by the 10 British rowing regions racing over a 1,500 metre course in heats and finals.

Despite having to face the top single scullers in the Junior 15 age category, Reds junior and Bideford College student, Nick Wilson, produced a solid performance in his heat to qualify for the main final, in which an outstanding performance saw him collect a bronze medal.

The Reds’ Junior 15 boys quad four of Dan Crowther, Alex Rowland, Matt Harris, Eden Brittle and cox Abbie Dunn. They missed a place in the main A final, but rowed well in the Petite final, where they came home in third place.


Other Sport Stories

Yesterday, 14:36

Bideford lost out by a point in their Tribute South West One West game against Matson on Saturday.

Read more
Yesterday, 13:45

Barnstaple lost 38-20 to Exmouth on Saturday, sending them to the bottom of the National League Two South.

Read more
Tue, 16:01

This week’s North Devon Gazette Football League round-up

Read more
Tue, 13:13

Barum suffered a heavy defeat in the Southern League Division One South and West on Saturday, but have the chance to bounce back tonight (Tuesday).

Read more
Saturday, October 22, 2016

The Robins drew 1-1 at the Sports Ground in the Evo-Stik Southern League this afternoon (Saturday).

Read more
Thursday, October 20, 2016

North Devon angling scene, with Tony Gussin

Read more
Wednesday, October 19, 2016

This week’s North Devon Gazette Football League round-up

Read more
Wednesday, October 19, 2016

The two teams were playing in the Devon Senior Cup on Saturday.

Read more
Wednesday, October 19, 2016

It was another tough day at the office for Barnstaple in the National League Two South, losing 45-8.

Read more
Tuesday, October 18, 2016

The Robins squandered a first half lead in their Southern League Division One South and West fixture last night (Monday).

Read more

Most Read Sport

Local Weather



max temp: 13°C

min temp: 10°C

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
North Devon Football League
Order Photos
Family notices
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Read the North Devon Gazette e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up


Show Job Lists

Local business directory

North Devon's trusted business finder

Find planning applications