STAGING Great Britain squad changes for World Rowing Cup II - British Rowing

Great Britain squad changes for World Rowing Cup II

A small number of changes have been made to the GB Rowing Team squad for this weekend’s racing in Lucerne


The GB Rowing Team has submitted the following amendments to its squad for the World Rowing Cup II in Lucerne, 21-23 May 2021.

The women’s pair (W2-) of Helen Glover and Polly Swann (GBR1) have withdrawn due to a minor injury.  The women’s pair of Samantha Courty and Annie Withers (GBR2) have also withdrawn due to a minor injury. Both crews are expected to be back out on the water soon.


In the women’s four (W4-), Karen Bennett has withdrawn due to personal reasons. Caragh McMurtry will now be racing in the four alongside Rowan McKellar, Harriet Taylor and Rebecca Shorten.

The women’s eight (W8+) have withdrawn from the regatta as no other W8+ boats were entered.

Updated GB Rowing Team crews for World Rowing Cup II:

Women’s single scull (W1x)

Coach: Paul Reedy

Lightweight women’s single sculls (LW1x)

  • Madeleine Arlett (Edinburgh Univ. BC  / Selkirk)

Coach: Darren Whiter

Men’s pair (M2-)

Coach: Steve Trapmore

Lightweight women’s double sculls (LW2x)

Coach: Darren Whiter

Men’s double sculls (M2x)


Coach: Dan Moore


Coach: Dan Moore

Women’s four (W4-)

Coach: James Harris

Men’s four (M4-)

Coach: Robin Williams

Men’s quadruple sculls (M4x)

Coach: Paul Stannard

Men’s eight (M8+)

Coach: Steve Trapmore

Spare rowers

  • Morgan Bolding (Oxford Brookes University / Withiel)
  • Harry Glenister (Leander Club / Princes Risborough)
  • Matthew Haywood (Nottingham RC / Nottingham)