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Great Coaching: Wade Hall-Craggs’s Durham legacy

It is 20 years since Wade Hall-Craggs returned to Durham University as head coach, taking with him his trademark Barbour coat, his shorts and his labrador, Sam. And there have been plenty of highlights on the water since then. After stepping down from his role at Durham last month, Hall-Craggs talks about his career with Martin Gough

Palatinate-clad hoards mobbed the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Regatta in Nottingham, winning the Victor Ludorum trophy every year from 2004 to 2013.

Durham University Boat Club (DUBC) celebrated victory at Henley Women’s Regatta 12 times in the first 15 years under Hall-Craggs. They won at Henley Royal in 2005 and have had athletes in winning composite crews three times since.


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