Barnes Bridge Ladies Rowing Club

Pairs Head

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  • The next Pairs Head is scheduled for Saturday 2 October 2021 at 14:00

    Update 15.07.2021
    It has been confirmed that Hammersmith Bridge will be open to river traffic from 17.07.2021. The Committee will consider the impact of this update and the risk of the bridge being closed for the race.

    The Race Poster with entries information will be published in August.

    Committee

    The Pairs Head of the River Race is an annual event proudly managed and run by Barnes Bridge Ladies Rowing Club.

  • Pairs Head 2020 RESULTS

    Results from previous years:

  • Prize Giving

    In normal years the Pairs Head Committee hold a prize giving at the Civil Service Boathouse, home of both Barnes Bridge Ladies and Cygnet Rowing club.

    Anna Roots Trophy

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    Anna Roots Trophy for fastest Women’s Pair

    In 2014 the Pairs Head Committee introduced the Anna Roots Trophy for the fastest Women’s Pair. Anna was tragically killed during a charity cycle ride from John O’Groats to Lands End. Anna was a well loved, successful Tideway rower and regular Pairs Head competitor.

    Winners

    2018 – Victoria Brock & Karen Newbury – Lea RC

    2017 – Isobel Cole & Anna Terry – Tideway Scullers School

    2016 – French & Statham – University of London

    2015 – Bridget Snaith & Amanda Benson-Skailes – Lea RC

    2014 – Sarah Jones & Madeline Foster – Thames RC

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    Amy Gentry Trophy

    Amy Gentry Trophy
    Amy Gentry Trophy

    In 2013 the Pairs Head Committee introduced the Amy Gentry Trophy for year the fastest Women’s Double Sculls.

    This beautiful Trophy, kindly donated by John Langfield and Catti Moss, is a tribute to Amy Gentry, founder of the Weybridge Ladies Amateur Rowing Club, celebrated sculler and pioneer of women’s rowing.

    Winners

    2018 – Katy Wilkinson-Feller & Fran Rawlings – Tideway Scullers School

    2017 – Charlotte & Mathilde Hodgkins-Byrne – Composite University of London & Reading University Boat Club

    2016 – Parfett & Hart-Winks – University of London 

    2015 – Alice White & Pippa Birch – Composite Star & Arrow and Upper Thames RC

    2014 – Debbie Flood & Fran Rawlings – Leander

    2013 – Charlotte Taylor & Fran Rawlings – Composite Putney Town and Mortlake Anglian & Alpha RC

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    Fran Rawlings (previously from MAA) and Debbie Flood, receiving the Amy Gentry Trophy, both rowing for Leander in 2014

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