Three young rowers from the South have been included in a Rowing NZ junior trial squad.
Double Olympic champion Hamish Bond has not given any thought to the Tokyo Olympics next year but says some real progress has been made in the eight.
Southern schools gained plenty of gold medals at last weekend’s South Island secondary school rowing championships.
Young Otago University rower Juliette Lequeux has been selected for the New Zealand under-23 squad as she tries to make the national squad in her country of birth.
Otago rowers were once again among the medals as the national rowing championships concluded on Saturday.
Safety concerns in the notoriously dangerous Southern Ocean has prompted Fedor Konyukhov to postpone the second leg of his round-the-world rowing attempt.