Newcastle Amateur Rowing Club

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29th December 1870
“AQUATICS -The Amateur Clubs of the Tyne” stated the Newcastle Amateur Rowing Club were founded in 1869.

26th July 1872
Newcastle Daily Chronicle Second day of York Regatta. H. Chapman and his crew defeated Stockton RC in the first heat of the WHITE ROSE CUP but lost to Newcastle Rowing Club in the second heat. Newcastle went on to win in the final.