Hugh Burton


May Bumps 2016: Day 4

W1: An excellent row to cap off another excellent week saw the women move rapidly on Darwin in front. Again demonstrating their sheer determination W1 were clinical in completing the bump on entry into the gut, securing yet another set of blades! Very well deserved and a credit to the hard work they have put […]

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May Bumps 2016: Day 3

M1: Despite a strong start for Christ’s, M1 showed their superior strength by slowly gaining throughout the course. Making good use of the corners, M1 managed to seal the deal by bumping Christ’s around halfway down the Reach to move up from sandwich boat. Level overall. W1: Another fast start saw the women continue their […]

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May Bumps 2016: Day 2

M1: An easy row over ahead of Fitzwilliam was followed by a poor start behind Girton. M1 then failed to capitalize on their faster speed before Girton caught Christ’s. -1 overall W1: Emmanuel II, well aware of Binson’s speed, made a fast start, closing on Newnham II in front. However, W1 showed relentless speed, reaching […]

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May Bumps 2016: Day 1

M1: A rudder failure before the start stole away the opportunity for M1 to show how good they are. Girton took the “bump” and M1 move down to sandwich boat. A definite chance to regain that place tomorrow! -1 overall. W1: Despite the fastest crew of the division starting behind W1, they showed their strength […]

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Head of the River 2016

After some illnesses and injuries after bumps, we managed to keep a boat together to attack the Tideway with the help of alumnus Andrew Shipley subbing in from last year. Our fairly inexperienced crew managed a good start and settled into a decent rhythm despite being quickly overtaken by a boat from Hannover behind us […]

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Lent Bumps 2016: Day 5

W1: Despite a fast bump from Pembroke II on Sidney Sussex ahead, W1 dug deep and showed the determination that blades crews are made of. Outside station coming past the Plough, the cheers from Robinson alumni spurred them forwards and they rapidly gained on Darwin, getting the OVERBUMP halfway down the Long Reach to secure […]

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Lent Bumps 2016: Day 4

M1: A very fast row from W1 saw then catch Christ’s II before the motorway bridge for their third bump of the week! +3 overall W1: A very fast row from W1 saw then catch Christ’s II before the motorway bridge for their third bump of the week! +3 overall M2: Despite a fast start […]

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Lent Bumps 2016: Day 3

W1: Had a very strong row catching LMBC W2 before First Post Corner. +2 overall. M1: A long row over for M1 chasing down Peterhouse to under a quarter of a length at the finish line. A second chance tomorrow! +1 overall.

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Lent Bumps 2016: Day 2

M2: Fitzwilliam II gained on M2 off the start and through the corners to get within a canvas on Ditton Corner. However, M2 dug deep and pushed them away to secure what was eventually a reasonably comfortable row over. Level Overall. M1: A fast start saw M1 close half a length on Kings by the […]

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Lent Bumps 2016: Day 1

M2: A fast start saw M2 close to a length of FaT M3 by First Post Corner, but FaT showed resilience and both crews comfortably rowed over. Level overall. W1: After a great start from Newnham W2, W1 were left 2 lengths behind by First Post. However, Newnham were unable to hold Binson off for […]

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