Head of Harbour, 2016


Sacred Heart Rowing enjoyed a very fruitful day at Lake Pupuke on Sunday, coming away with four GOLD, five SILVER and two BRONZE medals. A medal haul that gave us the second most points for a boys school.  It was a very hot day with light winds on the lake which made for excellent racing conditions.   

GOLD medal crews

U18 Novice double
U18 Novice eight
U18 novice four
U18 double

 

SILVER medal crews

U17 eight
U15 eight
U15 octo
U18 eight
U18 Lightweight double

 

BRONZE medal crews

U18  Lightweight four
U17 double  

Old Boys Race
For the first time in a long time we had a crew of Sacred Oarsman (Old Boys) including our new colleague Liam Bradley take the track and come off victorious. They take home the Head of Harbour Old Boys Eight Race trophy for the first time. The current squad cheered them on from the bank and also welcomed them bank to the boat park following the race.   

New Tradition
The squad were joined by two van loads of hostel boys on the bank to send our U18 eight off to their race with a resounding haka. It set the scene for what turned out to be an extremely exciting final race of the day.   


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