Barnes Bridge Ladies Rowing Club

Pairs Head


  • Pairs Head 2020 RESULTS

    Pairshead Event Poster 2020

    Categories offered:  

    • Junior; 2x & 2-
    • Senior: Open, Women; 2x & 2-  
    • Masters B-K: Open, Women; 2x & 2-  
    • Mixed and Mixed Masters B-K; 2x
    Entry Information 
    • Entries close at 11pm on Saturday 26th September 2020
    • Should the race be oversubscribed we will allocate each eligible Club a proportional number of entries, based on their previous three years entries to the Pairs Head
    • Entries via the BROE system only 
    • All entry fees must be paid at the time of Entries close. Payment via BROE
    • Entry fee – £40 per crew

    This event will run in accordance with current Government restrictions  relating to the spread of COVID-19, and as set out in the latest British Rowing Guidelines ‘Coronavirus Advice Returning to Rowing’. 

    All participants must adhere to the Competitors Instructions, and must observe Government restrictions and BR Guidelines, as well as strictly following their Club’s COVID-19 measures whilst participating in the event, both on and off the water. 

    All participants will be asked to complete an online self assessment health declaration 24 hours before taking part in the race.  Failure to comply with any of the above will result in exclusion from the event.

    The race will be run on a cost neutral basis. Any surplus funds will be donated to the Chiswick RNLI station.


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

  • Self Assessment Heath Declaration

    All competitors, organisers and volunteers need to complete a self assessment health declaration form by 11am Saturday 10th October.

    Declaration form submission – check your competitors have completed their self assessment form.

    British Rowing Pairs Head 2020 COVID Secure Self Declaration

    Club COVID Instructions

    Pairs Head 2020 COVID Club Instructions

  • Pairs Head 2020 Start Order

    All competitors, organisers and voluteers need to complete a self assessment health declaration form by 11am Saturday 10th October.


    • Check your numbers as they may have changed since v1
    • Clubs to collect their numbers from the Civi Service Boathouse (BBL/CYG):
      Thursday 8 October 7 – 8pm
      Friday 9 October 4 –  6pm

  • Pairs Head 2020 Competitor Information

    All competitors, organisers and voluteers need to complete a self assessment health declaration form by 11am Saturday 10th October.

  • 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.

    Sadly, this year we will be unable to host a Prize Giving. Winning crews will be sent an electronic ‘Pennant’ once results are finalised.

    We hope to see you next year.

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    Anna Roots Trophy

    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.


    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


    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.


    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

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

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