We spoke to Sir John Townsley, Executive Principal [now CEO] of The Gorse Academies Trust, about the ground-breaking programme his schools have embarked on with RowUK. 

[Article captured February 2018]

“The only time in my 30 year career that, during a speech, I’ve...

Tomorrow night, The RowUK Foundation will be launched with a dinner on the Lords Terrace in the Palace of Westminster. It should be great occasion, allowing us to talk about the work we are doing in the north of the country in disadvantaged communities. It will also be...

"The long-term goal is to see one of our pupils at an Olympic games - aim high!"

In December 2018, Farnley Academy took home one bronze medal at the RowLeeds Indoor Champs. Three months later, at the March Champs, Farnley took home eight medals, including three golds! T...

"To see someone from home in the crowd supporting you - it makes you go for it even more – I’m sure that’s the same for every sports person. If someone you love is there it lifts you and makes you do your best for them."

Today, I met with Ellie Boam, a Boston Spa Academ...

"Competition makes us faster, collaboration makes us better."

    

Last month, RowUK staged the final round of RowLeeds Indoor Championships for the 2017-18 season. Thanks to all of our partners and supporters, there was a real step change in terms of the...

Yesterday, we were delighted to host the Vice Chancellor of the University of Leeds, Sir Alan Langlands at the Leeds Boat House for an afternoon of inspiration, aspiration and perspiration.

Sir Alan’s first experience? The GB START Yorkshire squad completing another gru...

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