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Picture for V for Victoria
25 Jul 2005
It couldn't have been much better from a dragon boating point of view at the Victoria Docks last week-end. Batchworth won the inaugural 100m sprint races then went on to win the 500m event giving us an unassailable lead in the league.
The Batchworth Aspire crew were also out again and even managed to wangle themselves a load of medals too. ...and the rain stayed away right up until prize giving.
 
14 Jul 2005
We now have the race report from Exeter with yet another competition from our over generous guest reporter and, finally, a few new pictures.
 
Picture for Hot in Exeter - and the weather was good too!
11 Jul 2005
Batchworth edged just another step closer to the league title at Exeter over the week-end with their fourth win of the season also winning the 200m event on the way.
 
1 Jul 2005
In a slight deviation from the usual dragon boat stuff - the 70 Wild Miles race report is now available for you to read or ignore as you see fit.
 
27 Jun 2005
Batchworth regained their momentum in the league at Nottingham over the week-end. Despite missing out on a win in the 200m event, a 100% effort from the whole crew saw us win a very tight 500m final.
It was also the scene of a fine debut for new scratch crew "Breakspear/Batchworth Aspire" (or something like that!).
 
13 Jun 2005
Batchworth came off second best at the week-end losing out to the Taniwhas by fractions of a second in both the 200m and the 500m events at Surrey Docks.
 
31 May 2005
Congratulations to Sharon, Trisha, Julie and Rebecca for being selected for the GB premier womens dragon boat team for the world championships in Berlin later this year.
 
19 May 2005
Paul and Joanne Griffiths are looking for paddlers for the GB under 18 team. Go on... give it a try... by emailing them.
 
16 May 2005
Fine weather and fine paddling from all and sundry brought an exciting conclusion to the days racing in Cardiff. Batchworth held on to their lead in the premier league, with a win in the 200m followed by tough team talking and a win in a hard fought 500m final.
 
Picture for A successful start to the defence of the title
1 May 2005
A new season, a new coach, new recruits... but happily, the same result!
Batchworth battled the brine to bring back the bounty with wins in both the 200m and 500m events in Liverpool over the week-end.