Wales' two premier Rowing Universities, there can only be one winner.........

Let Battle Commence!

 

 

Wales' two premier rowing Universities will go to battle on Saturday 28th of April 2012 on the River Taff to vye for the title of Welsh Varsity Boat Race Champions.  

The 7th annual Welsh Varsity Boat Race promises to be a grudge match of epic proportions!Cardiff and Swansea both having top class crews in all categories this year the race on the Taff is looking like one that should not be missed, so make sure you are on the bank supporting your university.

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The Welsh Varsity Boat Race was first held in 2006 and is the annual battle between Cardiff and Swansea University. The day consists of four races- Senior Mens, Senior Womens, Novice mens and Novice Womens.

The Welsh Boat Race is developing every year as an event with the hope of one day emulating the famous English Varsity contest between the universities of Oxford and Cambridge. Whilst Cardiff has dominated the event in its short history Swansea crews are always keeping Cardiff on their toes with Swansea winning the 2009 and 2010 Senior Men's trophy.

The results have been as follows:

 

Novice Women

Novice Men

Senior Women

Senior Men



2006

-

-

Cardiff

Cardiff



2007

-

-

Cardiff

Cardiff



2008

-

-

Cardiff

Cardiff



2009

Cardiff

Cardiff

Cardiff

Swansea



2010

Cardiff Cardiff Cardiff Swansea

2011

Cardiff Cardiff Cardiff Cardiff