News

  • 13/07/2016 - Jess Leyden and Jamie Kirkwood from Leander Club become our newest Champions. Find the 2016 race report here and their biographies here .

  • 07/10/2016 - For the Men's race,  returning two-time Champion (2014-15) Tim Richards (Imperial College Boat Club) faces up against old teammate and 2013 Challenger, Jamie Kirkwood (Leander), six-time HRR winner Nick Middleton (Leander), Frazier Christie (Leander) and Griffen Boat Club's (Abingdon School Alumni) first ever entry Dan Boddington. 

  • 07/10/2016 - The draw for the 2016 race was released. For the Women's race, 2015 challenger Georgia Francis (Imperial College Boat Club) returns, she will be taking on Imperial teammate Pippa Whittaker, Tideway resident Amelia Carlton (Tideway Scullers) and Junior & U23 World Champion Jess Leyden (Leander).

  • 05/10/16 - Olympic Champion & Bronze Medalist Greg Searle (WS 1998-2000) will umpire the 2016 Races, his first time umpiring. 

  • 04/10/2016 - Four previous champions attended the AGM at the Tideway Scullers School - GR Pooley, GA Mulcahy,  A Freeman-Pask and TP Richards. This year will see five men and four women racing for the 2016 Wingfield Sculls. The Women's race will take place at 9:15am and the Men at 10:15am. 

  • 28/07/2016 - This year's race will take place on October 13th, 2016 with entries considered at the AGM on October 3rd. 

  • 21/12/2015 - Martin Gough's write-up of this year's race from this months R&R can be found here 

  • 18/11/2015 - The Champions page is completed, have a look at our 95 Champions over 185 years and please help us out if anything is missing (or incorrect!) 

  • 13/11/2015 - The Wingfields Website, Twitter Feed and Instagram accounts are launched - Credit to Tim Richards (2014-15). 

  • 12/11/2015 - The 2015 Race was won by Matilda Hodgkins-Byrne (Reading University BC) and Tim Richards (Imperial College BC) who retained his title from last year. Read more .

  • 09/11/2015 - Reigning women's champion Melanie Wilson has unfortunately had to pull out of this year's race due to a back injury.

  • 03/11/2015 - Sir Steve Redgrave to Umpire the 2015 race, this will be his first time umpiring the race.

  • 03/11/2015 - The Women's race will be fought out between reigning champion Melanie Wilson (Imperial College Boat Club) and last year's U23 W2x Georgia Francis (ICBC) and Matilda Hodgkins-Byrne (Reading University BC)

  • 03/11/2015 - The Men's race will see Tim Richards try to retain his title against team-mate John Hale (ICBC) along with Irish international Niall Kenny (Tideway Scullers School), Laurence Wells (Army BC), Sean Blake (London Rowing Club) and Mike Laurence (Quintin Boat Club).

  • 10/11/2014 - The 2015 Race will be held on 12th November 2015, the Women's race will start at 12:30pm and the Men at 1:30pm.

  • 06/11/2014 - The 2014 Race was dominated by Imperial College London. Melanie Wilson and Tim Richards became new Wingfield Sculls champions, this is the first time a club has held both men and women's titles.