About the 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.


Latest Galleries
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    SUBC Canadian Henley 2014

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    Australian U21 Trans Tasman 2014

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    Canadian Henley 2014

  • Rundle strokes NSW Youth Eight to victory in the Interstate Regatta Penrith March 2013

    Winning Eights 2012- 2014 with Jon Rundle

              On the podium at Champions Lakes WA with the Noel Wilkinson Trophy. Syd Uni U23 celebrate as they win the U23 national title - Champion Lakes Perth March 2012              

  • SUBC christen a new rowing 8 boat the 'Beth Spence'.

    VC Christens New Eight – “Beth Spence”


    Riverview Gold Cup 2013

From The Blog


Mens Four Bronze Worlds 2014

Three Sydney Uni rowers in the national senior team have won medals at the recent World Rowing Championships which concluded on 31st August Held on the Bosban in Amsterdam the event provide a mix of conditions and changeable weather. Medallists from SUBC were, Fergus Pragnell in the men’s four, Sally Kehoe in the Women’s double scull and Sasha Belonogoff in the Men’s double scull. The men’s four started their campaign...

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Sydney University Win at 2014 Canadian Henley

SUBC Canada Eight Presentation Can Henley 14

The Sydney University U23 men’s eight has just completed a three week development tour of Canada, The crew of first and second year students will have many candidates vying for selection in the SUBC Australian Boat Race crew who will clash with Melbourne University on Sydney Harbour on Sunday morning 26th October. The crew’s main aim was to compete in the U23 and Championship eights at the Canadian Henley regatta....

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Coin Toss Crucial For Boat Race

ABR 2012 - mens race Home Stretch

The annual Australian Boat Race between eights from Sydney and Melbourne universities is all about technique, stamina, passion, history and bragging rights – and it can all come down to a toss of the coin. Since the antipodean version of the Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race was revived in 2009 to mark the 150th anniversary of the first race between the two old rowing clubs in 1860, the toss of the coin...

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