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2018 schools rowing

Discussion in 'Everything Else' started by Lindommer, Apr 13, 2017.

  1. Gdaygday Frank Row (1)

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    Must be a kings boy
  2. Edna Mode Frank Row (1)

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    Disregarding my immature dictum into this astute forum, I find the outset of your conclusion overlooking the evidence provided by formerly contested regattas. Although the details of the St Augustine’s import are unknown and unlikely, I am confident that such alterations will not have any effect on SHORE’s 2nd VIII. This impression is supported in the margins of victory of which the crew holds (particularly at their last regatta). At the Sydney Rowing Club Regatta, SHORE’s 2nd VIII established a 6 second victory across the field. Their time of 6:11.13 also placed them 4th in the 1st VIII division, ahead of St Josephs, Kings, Scots, and Grammar. Due to this evidence (and with the expectation of SHORE not importing a variable rower if they are importing at all), I am comfortable with hypothesising SHORE’s 2nd VIII will not “see a detrimental end” to their season.
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  3. Number 7 Herbert Moran (7)

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    This rumour going around about a St Augs rower needs to be put to bed. There are no new kids in the shed in the senior crews. Not one. No one has heard of a St Augs kid at the school let alone at rowing. The kids who actually Row in that shed would be best placed to know - and they don’t, trust me.

    It makes no sense anyway. Their program doesn’t exactly need help from externals.
  4. behindtheshed Billy Sheehan (19)

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    I was pilloried on the 2015-16 thread for pointing out the rampant substitution going on in the Fours. No-one believed it, no-one cared. Particularly done in regattas with heats and finals. Glad you're all suddenly so woke.
  5. behindtheshed Billy Sheehan (19)

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    SHORE will always do whatever it takes. Far, far beyond what other schools will allow for teenage boys. 2015 was a devastating aberration for them, I would assume that an outbreak of typhoid, malaria, swine flu, bird flu or dengue fever would simply bring on whatever adjustments to crew personnel that are required in order to win.
  6. Lindommer Andrew Slack (58)

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    If only they took their rugby as seriously.... :(
  7. The Honey Badger Ken Catchpole (46)

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  8. Cox's Lives Matter Frank Row (1)

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  9. Gdaygday Frank Row (1)

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    Scots newington and and joeys weren't too good. Shores vid wasn the best but they looked the fastest in some shots. Same with Riverview. Kings looked good in areas as well but I don't thi k they'll be able to hold their rate past the 750m mark and will die out, whilst shore and Riverview will (unless this typhoid problem is actually legit)
  10. Jonterry Bob McCowan (2)

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    As i said earlier, I think its anyone's race (if this shore school Typhoid thing is true).
  11. Jonterry Bob McCowan (2)

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    Personally I think Kings, Joeys or New could pull it off, if Shore has a rerun of the 2015 HOTR..
  12. behindtheshed Billy Sheehan (19)

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    The typhoid story is solid. Plus there have been other illnesses in the Shore 1st VIII which haven't been made public.

    The buzz around View it's that it's "their turn" to break the drought much as SJC did in 2015. They have certainly been improving over the past few years to the point where they are a definite threat, but I don't know enough about this particular crew to judge whether they have the mental fortitude to overcome the Shore machine. The View 1st crew has made big strides over the long term, but results this season have been very inconsistent (only made the B final at Gold Cup, right outside their own shed? seriously?)

    Likewise Kings and Newington who have been up there in 2nd or 3rd position plenty of times this season, but unable to find whatever it takes to bring about the upset win.

    Joeys have had their most inconsistent season for a long time. Some impressive improvements, followed by a scratching or a dud race, only to return to the placings in the next one. My prediction is they'll either come close second or distant 6th as that's been this season's pattern.

    Shore have 2nd VIII rowers who are the equal of 1st VIII crew in pretty much any school. And whoever they put in that boat, the stakes are so much higher for Shore boys than for any other crew, that must surely be a "persuader" like no other.

    I'd like to know something else about Shore; where did their 3rd VIII suddenly spring from? Haven't had one all season, but today they suddenly do. I hope boat holders are also checking ID.

    I'd love to see Kings, View, Joeys or New all jockeying for the medals and some fresh faces on the podium. Good luck to all.
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  13. The Honey Badger Ken Catchpole (46)

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    Is there a video link?

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  14. behindtheshed Billy Sheehan (19)

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    Well so far I reckon Shore is having its worst HOTR in years. Regardless of who wins the big two, it's been a brutal morning for them.

    NO WINS in the lower Fours AT ALL. In fact, NO PLACES. 4th, 4th, 4th, That's gotta hurt.

    The win in 1st Four only emphasises where their focus and resources go: to the top crews.

    True they had wins in Year 10s but oh my! Kings 1st Yr 10 VIII just did the unimaginable and came from behind to beat Shore. Last crew I saw do that was in 2015 MR.
  15. The Honey Badger Ken Catchpole (46)

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    Think Shore was 3rd in the 3rd IV


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  16. behindtheshed Billy Sheehan (19)

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    True my bad
  17. The Honey Badger Ken Catchpole (46)

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    And did win 1st IV, so might be back on track going into the pointy end

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  18. The Honey Badger Ken Catchpole (46)

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    Well done View.

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  19. behindtheshed Billy Sheehan (19)

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  20. Inside Shoulder Nathan Sharpe (72)

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    View, eh?
    Thats not even their longest drought.
    Well done.
    Did Grammar not boat a four? Pathetic.
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