CITY of Oxford won 14 of the 50 events as they hosted the Isis Sculls, writes John Wiggins.

Their junior rowers particularly impressed, claiming nine victories.

Elise Stretton had success in the J17 single and double, while Alvaro Daza and Gabe Reynolds won the J14 double, before combining with the J14 single winner, Robert McRae to win the J14 quad.

Brona Ruiseal won in the WJ15 quad and WJ16 double, while Abi Taylor triumphed in her WJ14 single and the WJ14 double.

The club also won men’s masters D and women’s C singles, as well as novice singles and women’s novice doubles.

Lorcan Nee and Joe Mullett were among Falcon’s successful rowers.

They won the J17 double and were in the J18 quad which finished as third fastest boat overall – only three seconds behind Falcon IM1 double of Martin Benfeghoul and Aengus Allen.

John Hill came out on top in the G singles along with novice masters, Georgia Dowdeswell (C) and Kathrin Jansen (A).

Amina Sagna (WJ16) and Toby Pridmore (J13) were first-time winners in the singles.

Radley College took the top three places in the J17 singles, with Theo Metcalf at the head.

Magdalen College School, while placed several times, had James Pullinger in the J15 singles as their only winner.

Anne-Marike Schiffer was Oxford Academicals’ star performer, triumphing in the IM3 and Masters A singles.

Elsewhere, Wallingford RC’s Christy Job picked up another marathon victory at Boston, Lincolnshire.

She sculled a lonely race over the 50km of the River Witham from Lincoln to Boston, taking six minutes off the Masters A record after finishing in 4hours 15mins.

It also proved to be the fastest time of all the female single scullers.