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  • Oxford University Lightweight Rowing Club and Cambridge University Women's Boat Club Lightweights, issue their challenges for the 2107 Henley Boat Races.

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  • 2017 HBR Race Schedule,

    In addition to the annual contest between the Lightweight 'Blue' Boats from Oxford and Cambridge, the HBR in 2017 include varsity reserves, alumni and alumnae races. There is also the challenge between the best college crews from both universities and a special memorial race between crews from Upper Thames and Leander Club.

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  • Boat Race Ball 2017,

    Tickets for the HBR Boat Race Ball, to be held at the Red Lion hotel, Henley-on-Thames, are about to go on sale. Come and join the crews after racing. Athletes, supporters, alumnae/alumni, all welcome. Tickets from boatraceball.HBR@gmail.com.

    The Red Lion Hotel is immediately adjacent to Henley Bridge.

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  • This year, the challenge will take place in Henley's River and Rowing Museum on Tuesday the 21st March, at 2:30pm. The presidents of the CUWBC Lightweights and OULRC will challenge the OUWLRC and CULRC crews respectively.

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  • Trial VIIIs 2016 - Report,

    Mild weather greeted triallists on 11 December, when Henley Reach was bathed in sunshine, enabling Sunday afternoon walkers as well as rowing enthusiasts to witness some close racing over the 2000m course.

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  • The official photographs, supplied by BigBlade Photography are now on-line. All races and presentations covered.

    www.bigblade-photos.com/rowing

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  • Video of the 2016 Henley Boat Races.

    Film by Aaron Sims, commentary by Robert Treharne-Jones.

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  • Cambridge take the Francombe Cup as the most successful university. The women's lightweights produce two close and exciting races. Oxford colleges dominate, but Cambridge alumnae redress the balance.

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  • One each for the Lightweight Blue Boats. Cambridge take the inaugural Women's Lightweight Reserves and Alumnae races. Clean sweep for Oxford in the Intercollegiate VIIIs.

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  • Challenge Accepted.

    Oxford University Lightweights, male and female, issued the traditional challenge to their counterparts from Cambridge University, today, at the River and Rowing Museum in Henley.

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