Sydney University Boat Club


Sydney University Boat Club is among the oldest sporting clubs in Australia, founded in 1860. Known throughout the world as The Home of Rowing, the club has produced great rowing careers at University, State, National and International level.
 At the 2008 Olympics six Sydney University rowers represented Australia - two in the men's eight, two in the women's eight and two in the men's four with Francis Hegerty and Matt Ryan winning silver medals in the M4-. Ten Sydney University rowers competed for Australia at the London Olympics.


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Taree Camp 2016

SUBC Mixed Eights Winers Taree Regatta 2016

SUBC started off the 2016 season in fine form, with a number of crews successfully winning their first hit out of the year at the Taree Summer Regatta. Notable results were seen from the women's side with a dominant performance in both the Scull (Fiona Ewing) and Quad (Fiona Ewing, Olivia Ashby, Carina Simpson and Ash Lister). The men equally showed form with a first, second and third finish in...

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Vale Maurie Grace – SUBC Coach

Maurie Grace Coaching circa 1972

The Australian rowing community was saddened today to learn of the passing of Australian Olympian and Sydney University Coach, Maurice Grace. Born in 1929, the New South Welshman represented Australia in the Men’s Pair at the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games. Maurie Grace was the patriarch of an Australian rowing dynasty, with his son-in-law Tim Conrad also a rowing Olympian (1976, Montreal Olympic Games – Men’s Eight) and his grandson, Sam...

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SUBC Appoint New Coach – Dustyn Butler

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Sydney University is pleased to announce the appointment of Dustyn Butler to the position of Assistant Coach. Dustyn will work with our Head Coach Mark Prater primarily (but not exclusively) in the men’s development program taking responsibility for development of the U23 and U21 groups. Dustyn recently moved to Australia initially for four years and comes from a period in the UK coaching at Thames Rowing Club. In the years...

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