CUBC crews take to the Tideway Course against strong domestic opposition on Sunday 18th February for their first head to head fixtures in the lead up to the Cancer Research Boat Races on March 24th.

At 2:15pm, CUBC will take on University of London, who are coxed by multiple Blue Ian Middleton. Both crews met at the Quintin Head in January, with CUBC running out victorious by 6 seconds.

The CUBC crew contains a strong mix of new and returning athletes, including the members of the winning coxed 4 from the 2017 Four’s Head.

c) Hugo Ramambason (Trinity) B, President

str) Freddie Davidson (Emmanuel) B

7) Rob Hurn (St. Edmund’s)

6) Finn Meeks (Hughes)

5) Spencer Furey (Jesus)

4) James Letten (Hughes), B

3) Dara Alizadeh (Hughes)

2) Charles Fisher (St. John’s) B, Vice President

bow) Patrick Elwood (Magdalene) G

15 minutes earlier, a CUBC 2nd crew will take on Imperial College Boat Club, looking to reverse the results from Quintin Head, where Imperial defeated the CUBC 2nd crew by just over a second.

Crew for Fixture against  Imperial College

 c) Harry Ellison-Wright (Clare)

str) Piers Kasas (Trinity) G

7) Callum Sullivan (Downing)

6) Gerard Kuenning (Queens’)

5) Rob Harris (Pembroke)

4) Peter Rees (Clare), G

3) Dave Bell (Homerton)

2) Reggie Mitchell (Trinity)

bow) Tom Strudwick (Christ’s) G

 (B = Blue, G = Goldie)

Results and pictures will be live-tweeted at @theboatraces twitter, and from the @cubcsquad Instagram feed.