Celebrating the BRC Community

Bishops Rowing Dinner & Auction The Bishops Rowing Club (BRC) is hosting its annual rowing dinner. An opportunity to celebrate and acknowledge the triumphs, the lows, the sacrifices and the friendships of the season. Alongside the dinner is an auction, to raise much-needed funding for the acquisition of equipment for our beloved sport. This year …

SA Schools National Championship

A Cut-Throat Competition Intensified Over 1000m The South African National Rowing Championship was the climax of what has been a tumultuous season for the Bishops Rowing Club. Barrier upon barrier has been presented in different manifestations for each of our age groups. Covid outbreaks within the open age group, a mass exodus, in the U16 …

134th Buffalo Regatta

A National Regatta Withstanding the Test of Time The 134th Buffalo Regatta took place last weekend, the oldest South African national sporting event. Interestingly, the only years the regatta has not taken place were throughout the two World Wars and 2021. On Tuesday the 15th of February the Open and U16 age groups of the …

January Camp 2022

Buffelsjag Dam - An U14's January Camp! Written by Dan Loubser - U14 Coach The Grade 8's set off early, on Tuesday 11 January, for rowing camp in Buffeljagsrivier on the Buffeljags dam, a beautiful body of water nestled against the base of Langeberg Mountain range. The boys quickly set up their tents and then …

Berg River Row 2021

The Bishops Rowing Community Drove to Doornfontein for a 27-Kilometre-long Race! Doornfontein: Spirits were high and a beautiful farmhouse played host to our club for the Saturday evening – a family home that has seen 9 generations pass through. Beautiful guest housing and what I believed to be 5-star food – we were treated as …