GB Rowing Success for George Watson's Pupils

Published on 7 August 2006 Categories: Sports,  Senior School

In July, the Great Britain J16 eight, with George Watson's rowers, Sean Dixon (S5), Jonathan Rankin (S5), Murray Wilkojc (S6) and cox, Jack Freeland (S3) beat the French National Champions in the annual Franco-British rowing match. They won by over a length in race, held this year on the River Somme in Northern France. This helped GB to an overall 8-4 victory in the twelve event competition. The eight were coached by Jim Ferguson, Watson's full-time rowing coach.

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