UNIVERSITY BOAT RACE is back for the 165th edition as Oxford and Cambridge go head-to-head once again.
Cambridge currently lead the overall number of wins 83-80 and will be looking to repeat last year’s victory.
When is The Boat Race?
The annual event will take place on Sunday, April 7.
The men’s race will stat at 3.10pm, with women’s and reserves events preceding it.
It will be held on the River Thames, with the Championship Course stretching four miles from Putney to Mortlake.
Important times for the day:
- 12.28pm Women’s Boat Race coin toss
- 12.43pm Osiris vs Blondie (Women’s reserve boats) coin toss
- 12.58pm Isis vs Goldie (Men’s reserve boats) coin toss
- 1.13pm Men’s Boat Race coin toss
- 1.25pm CUWBC leave Boathouse
- 1.28pm OUWBC leave Boathouse
- 1.42pm Blondie leave Boathouse
- 1.45pm Osiris leave Boathouse
- 1.57pm Isis leave Boathouse
- 2pm Goldie leave Boathouse
- 2.13pm THE WOMEN’S BOAT RACE
- 2.22PM OUBC leave Boathouse
- 2.25pm CUBC leave Boathouse
- 2.30pm OSIRIS VS BLONDIE BOAT RACE
- 2.45pm ISIS VS GOLDIE BOAT RACE
- 3.10pm THE MEN’S BOAT RACE
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What TV channel is it on and can I live stream it?
As per usual, the Boat Race will be shown live on BBC One.
This is a FREE channel, providing you have a valid TV licence – this costs £150.50 for a year or from 12.56 a month.
You will also be able to live stream online via the BBC iPlayer on your computer, tablet or mobile device.
What are the teams?
James Cracknell – Olympic rowing champion in 2000 and 2004 – will become the oldest rower in the Boat Race, aged 46.
He will be racing for Cambridge University and will break the record by ten years.
Bow: Achim Harzheim
2: Ben Landis
3: Patrick Sullivan
4: Benedict Aldous
5: Tobias Schroder
6: Felix Drinkall
7: Charlie Pearson
Stroke: Augustin Wambersie
Cox: Anna Carbery
Bow: Dave Bell
2: James Cracknell
3: Grant Bitler
4: Dara Alizadeh
5: Callum Sullivan
6: Sam Hookway
7: Freddie Davidson
Stroke: Nata Wegrzycki-Szymczyk
Cox: Matthew Holland