Gisborne Rowing Club in the Media
Kiwi's star under cloudy skies - 11 July 2010 - Australian Youth Cup
Gisborne's Alex Hyland and his rowing partner came first in their final of the under 21 lightweight double skulls. This contributed to NZ's thrashing of the other Australian States.
Dark horse Hyland bolts into NZ team - 19 May 2010 - Gisborne Herald
Alex Hyland arrived at the Rowing New Zealand trials regatta on Lake Karapiro an unknown quantity. He left with a silver fern singlet.
The former Gisborne Boys' High School student is a bolter in the New Zealand team to contest the under-21 Youth Cup in Australia in July.
He got in on the strength of a fine performance in the trials, winning both his singles races. [MORE]
Local crews shine at NZ champs - 24th February 2010 - Gisborne Herald
GISBORNE Rowing Club members competed with distinction at the national championships at Lake Karapiro at the weekend.
Apart from Odette Sceats in the premier women’s ranks, the club was represented by Alex Hyland, Luke Jenkins, Matt Rickard and Glenn Barwick.
Jenkins and Hyland, contesting the 31-strong men’s club double scull, won their heat and finished a creditable sixth in the final.
Gisborne had two crews in the men’s under-21 double scull. Jenkins and Hyland came fourth, with crews from the regional performance centres (RPCs) the only combinations ahead of them, while Rickard and Barwick came seventh. [MORE]