In the Princess Royal Challenge Cup, our scullers Imogen Grant (Trinity) and Brigid Kennedy (Peterhouse). Racing will commence on Thursday 30th June, with Grant racing Sarah McKay, a former GB Junior representative, and Kennedy racing 2012 and 2020 US Olympian Kara Kohler.
In the Silver Goblets and Nickalls’ Challenge Cup, Tom George (Peterhouse) and Oliver Wynne-Griffith (Peterhouse). Their first race will be in the Semi-Finals on Saturday. Their opponents are to be confirmed, but may be M.H.W Parish, father of current Blues Oliver and Jasper Parish
(and a Blue and President himself) and R. Manners, formerly of the Other Place.
In the Visitors’ Challenge Cup, Oliver Parish (Peterhouse), George Finlayson (Peterhouse), Seb Benzecry (Jesus) and Luca Ferraro (King’s). In their first race on Wednesday 29th June, they have been drawn against University College Dublin.
In the Island Challenge Cup, Vera Kunz (Caius), Catherine King (Caius), Rhiannon Mulligan (Newnham), Jenna Armstrong (Jesus), Claire Hole (St. Catharine’s), Casey Shepheard (Jesus), Olivia Alliott (Jesus), Rosa Millard (Trinity Hall), coxed by Dylan Whitaker (King’s).
They have been drawn against Oxford Brookes University “B” and will first race on Wednesday 29th June.
In the Temple Challenge Cup, Harry Fieldhouse (St. John’s), Freddy Markanday (Queens’), Ben Wood (St. Catharine’s), Cameron Mackenzie (Caius) Ed Townsend (Downing), Orlando Morley (Girton), Cameron Spiers (Downing), Zuhri James (Fitzwilliam) coxed by Felix Craig-McFeely (Fitzwilliam). Their first race will be on Tuesday 28th June, against Washington University at 3.20 pm.
Notable composite and alumni entries
Grace Prendergast will race with pair partner Kerri Gowler in the Hambleden Pairs Challenge Cup whilst Sarah Portsmouth will race in the Town Challenge Cup. Portsmouth’s first race will be against Sydney Rowing Club and ASR Nereus on Friday 1st July, whilst Grace’s first race will be on Saturday.