Richmond girls win gold in the eight and double

The Richmond girls have beaten St George in a tight race to take gold by 1.30 sec on day 1 of the Edward Trickett regatta in Sydney. The crew stroked by Sophie Robinson had a great race to finish ahead of last years gold medalist.

The second gold went to the D double of Kate Dyball and Rochelle Stokes in a hotly contested race consisting of heats, semi’s and finals.

In other results, Sam Morrison won bronze in the men’s b single scull in another tough race for the kiwi import.