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Silver City Blues Triumph Again – This Time at Rowing

  

Not content with winning in the pool, SCB took to the waters of the River Dee at the end of June to win the annual Inter-Company Row organised by Aberdeen Boat Club. The crew, rowing as “Clasher, Slasher, Smasher, Thrasher and Basher” had 6 training sessions to prepare for the event and went on to dominate proceedings winning all 6 of their races to lift the trophy.

This was the second time the club has won the event. The last occasion was 25 years ago when it was won by “the Blues Brothers and Sisters”.

This year’s crew was; Gillian “Clasher” Clunas, Kelly “Slasher” McIntosh, Greg “Smasher” Smedley, Andrew “Thrasher” Evans and coxed and coached by Brian “Basher” Bain.

It was a double celebration for Clasher as she was also celebrating her 60th Birthday that day.

  

We are now looking to defend the title in 2019 and since it is only open to people with no rowing experience we have vacancies for 4 (or possibly 8) club members to form a crew (or crews).

 

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The Late Late News!

Scottish National Masters Championships  2018 Tollcross  Glasgow The view of the trophy at the end of the social. After some concern that the club was under threat of losing the top club award at the Scottish, a fantastic team effort resulted in the club dominating the event once again  – winning the trophy with more […]

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Doon the Dee 2017

On Saturday 26th August 2017, the annual “Doon the Dee” swim was held. Brian Bain, Heather Dale, Gillian Bowie, Gillian Clunas and Iona McPherson formed a relay team and swam 20 miles from Banchory to Aberdeen to raise funds for Children’s Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS). Please support them by visiting our JustGiving Page at https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/doonthedee and making […]

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6 silvers for Silver City in Budapest!

11 members from SCB traveled to Budapest in Hungary for the World Masters Championships in August 2017. Congratulations to all those involved, especially our medal winning relay teams and individual swimmers: 800FC silver medal – Rachael Keir 400FC silver medal – Rachael Keir 200 back silver medal – Rachael Keir 400IM silver medal – Laura […]