Sydney rowers show their power in the 2017 Australian Boat Race
23 October 2017
Home advantage counted for little today, with the University of Melbourne finishing behind University of Sydney in this year’s Australian Boat Race.
Melbourne wins men’s and women’s coin toss as crews finalised ahead of 2017 Australian Boat Race
20 October 2017
Melbourne will row out of the South station and Sydney out of the North station in both men’s and women’s races following the Australian Boat Race traditional coin toss this morning.
Captains named for Australian Boat Race
16 October 2017
University of Melbourne students Jackson Harrison and India McKenzie have been named men’s and women’s captains for the Australian Boat Race, taking place on the Yarra River next Sunday, 22 October.
Arch earns World Championship silver
11 October 2017
University of Melbourne rower Alice Arch will return home shortly with a shiny new keepsake – a silver medal from last month’s World Rowing Championships in Sarasota, Florida.

Sydney locks down women’s crew for this year’s Australian Boat Race
10 October 2017
Director of Rowing Dustyn Butler and women’s coaches Alfie Young and Deb Fox have announced the final University of Sydney women’s crew for the 2017 Australian Boat Race to be held on the Yarra River.
Sydney announces men’s crew for 2017 Australian Boat Race
10 October 2017
University of Sydney coaches Don McLachlan and Dustyn Butler have selected the 2017 men’s Boat Race crew to compete against Melbourne on the Yarra River.
Former Olympian James Marburg named Australian Boat Race ambassador
27 September 2017
Olympic silver medallist and former Australian Boat Race competitor James Marburg has been named as ambassador for this year’s event, to be held on the Yarra River on Sunday 22 October.

History repeats as Sydney and Melbourne share rowing honours
23 October 2016
In an amazing déjà vu experience, the results of the 2016 Australian Boat Race mirror those of the last two editions of this time-honoured rowing grudge match.
Challenge accepted
21 October 2016
The University of Melbourne has accepted the University of Sydney’s Challenge to race this Sunday, 23 October in the 7th edition of the Australian Boat Race on Darling Harbour.