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Tomorrow sees the start of Fairbairns. Follow it on The Tab…

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The Fairbairn Cup, the climax of the term’s rowing calendar, kicks off tomorrow.

Follow the results and stories here on The Tab with our coverage through the day or go down to the River to watch the colleges battle it out for the famous Fairbairn Cup title.

Spectators should ride across Midsummer Common to the path opposite Jesus boat house, where the boats start and can then ride along the river following their college’s crew.

Thursday sees the novices in action and the seniors race on Friday, with Queens heavily tipped to win the men’s division.

Race times are as follows:


Men’s Novice VIII’s (Division 1)
Women’s Novice VIII’s (Division 1)
Men’s and Women’s Novice VIII’s (Division 2)



Women’s Senior VIII’s
Men’s Senior VIII’s
Men and Women’s Senior IV’s


Full details of can be found on the Fairbairns Website. The Fairbairn Cup is sponsored by Detica.