Eddie and Ollie win state rowing title

LOCAL rowers Oliver Wilson-Haffenden (New Norfolk) and Anthony Edwards (Molesworth) who the Tasmanian State Championship in the senior men’s pair at Lake Barrington last weekend – thought to be a first for the New Norfolk Rowing Club in this event. The pair won in a time of 6.58 minutes and were elated with their win, bringing home the only state title for the NNRC.

Edwards will represent Tasmania in the open lightweight pair with Sam Beltz of Lindisfarne; Open Lightweight Four and Penrith Cup crew with Beltz, Tom Gibson (Huon) and Blair Tunevitsch (Tamar); as well as the Lightweight Eight.

Wilson-Haffenden will be representing Tasmania in the youth eight and rowing for the NNRC in the Under 23 lightweight pair and double with Sam Hall (Tamar) and open lightweight quad with Hall as well as Damien Richardson and Ashley Reardon (both from Buckingham) at the Australian National titles to be held at Lake Nagambie in Victoria in March.

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