TORPIDS 2019, DAY 1.

Hello everyone, A great first day of racing on the Isis, in an afternoon that felt like Summer Eights!   Merton is taking part to Torpids with three crews (M1, M2, W1). Furthermore, three of our girls are rowing with St. Benet’s in Div. 5.   The first crew to race was M2 (Div. 5), … Read more

Men’s Report 2018

The 2017-18 season has seen Merton’s men’s side reaffirm itself on the river as a force to be reckoned with.   Starting the year with a large intake of novice rowers, several talented new coxes and a varied group of returning rowers, it quickly became apparent that we had the potential for a successful year. … Read more

Women’s Report 2018

The strength of the Merton women’s squad continues to grow year on year. Michaelmas saw a lucky windfall of keen novice rowers who have proved very enthusiastic members of the boat club. Through their hard work, and the support of senior rowers and our coach, who committed themselves to running a demanding novice training programme, … Read more

Torpids 2016

Torpids race reports Sixth week brought Torpids and the return of the MCBC results chalkboard to the Lodge. Following a difficult term’s preparation, including several periods without water training, Merton fielded three strong crews. Huge thanks are due, as ever, to our coach Ian Smith for his efforts with all crews, and to those who … Read more