The senior women races their first regatta of 2016 at Wallingford regatta.

This prestigeous event is held on the multi lane course at Eton Dorney. The site of the London 2012 Olympic rowing events.

12 crews competed in the Women's elite Club eights event. In the first heat, The Grosvenor crew of: Angela Sheldon, Siobhan Barnard, Jess Hulson, Lowri Stubbs, Helen Rowland, Laura Champion, Charlotte Gill, Cathryn Jones and Tily Lloyd Williams (cox) won in convincing fasion by over two lengths from the nearest rival.

A strong cross wnd in the final made racing more exctiting, but the crew powered through to beat Cantabrigian, Agecroft and City of Oxford by clear water in a time of 7 minutes 05 seconds. 

This is a great start in the build up towards Henely Women's Regatta in June

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