McBride to train for nationals
Fresh from success at the Rowing World Championships Danny McBride (pictured) has been named in Rowing New Zealand’s summer squad.
The 40-strong squad will train over the summer at Rowing New Zealand’s high performance facility at Lake Karapiro.
The summer squad includes all 10 Kiwi medal-winning crews or individuals from the world champs.
The squad will spend the summer preparing for next year’s rowing nationals and then the national trials for spots at next year’s world cup and world championship regattas in Europe.
McBride finished third at the world championships, earning a medal in the ASM1x class for adaptive rowers. SURF Touch draw for tomorrow. 6pm: Field 1, Crazy Horses v Spiritd, (Sting); Field 2, M.I.A v Mezcarz, (Far-Ques); Field 3, Spartacus v Exusia (Fire n Ice); Field 4, Churchies v TRT Scaffolding, (Touch of Class); Field 5, Regulators v MOT, (Carters); Field 6, Motley Crew v Bulalas, (Da Udders); Field 7, Hydroz v L-Keehz, (N.W.O); Field 8, Wanabes v CRZ,S, (509). 6.45pm: Field 1, Sting v Far-Ques, (Crazy Horses); Field 2, Rustys v The Tool Guys, (Spiritd); Field 3, Unknowns v Ti Hei, (TRT Scaffolding); Field 4, Touch Of Class v Fire n Ice, (Churchies); Field 5, Whanau v Mooloos, (L-Keehz); Field 6, Razzamatazz v R n B, (CRZ,S); Field 7, Carters v N.W.O, (Hydroz); Field 8, Da Udders v 509, (Wanabes). Putaruru Touch Draw for Friday. 6pm: Field 1, Da Business v Blue’s Crewz; Field 2, B.Ware v No Touchy Touchy; Field 3, Chu Bukkas v The Firm; Field 4, Warriors v U Know; Field 5, Cookies & Cream v Winterhawks; Field 6, Arapuni Eels v After Shock. 6.45pm: Field 1, Kiwis vs Kiwis 2; Field 2, Scorpianz vs Tha Shack; Field 3, Chocabloc vs St Pats; Field 4, Tikitu vs Tru Bluz; Field 5, All Sortz vs That’s Us. Summer soccer draw for Friday. 6pm: Field 1, Tok Styles 886 v The Smurfs, (Thunderbirds); Field 2, 007’s v Sting, (Half Baked); Field 3, L-Keehz v Spartins, (SWDC); Field 4, Hit n Miss v Wanna Be’s, (Mezcars); Field 5, Clueless v Nameless, (Ruthless Aggression); Field 6, Fire & Ice v Hydros, (Far-Ques); Field 7, You Know v Something, (Ur Mum); Field 8, J Squad v KGB, (G.T.L); Field 9, Gumboots v Rovers, (Sparks); Field 10, Hacker Juniors v Mouse Maniacs, (Sofa Kings). 6:50pm: Field 1, Thunderbirds v The Hackers, (The Smurfs); Field 2, Half Baked v Razzmatazz, (007’s); Field 3, 213 v SWDC, (L-Keehz); Field 4, Mezcars v New Generation, (Hit n Miss); Field 5, Sex Pistols Revival v Ruthless Aggression, (Clueless); Field 6, Far-Ques v Laugh, (Fire & Ice); Field 7, Bushwackers v Ur Mum, (Something); Field 8, G.T.L v Beer Bandits, (KGB); Field 9, 886 Strikers v Sparks, (Gumboots) Field 10, All Rights v Sofa Kings, (Mouse Maniacs). Byes: Boats n Hoes, Scandalous, Useless Az and Stingletz.