Lydia’s China Adventure

Most members of Leighton Buzzard Canoe Club do their paddling locally and on flat water. Lydia Oxtoby however specialises in Wild Water Racing on fast moving water and travels sometimes a long way to races. Partly this is due to being part of the Great Britain team. However her latest trip is further than most.…

BUZZARDS LOSE UNBEATEN RECORD DESPITE LATE COMEBACK   MARKET BOSWORTH 27- 22 LEIGHTON BUZZARD   Leighton Buzzard lost their unbeaten record with defeat away at Leicestershire-based Market Bosworth. However two late tries were enough to secure a losing bonus point and maintain their position as league leaders in Midlands 2 East (South).   With a…

Cambridge Winter series race.

Leighton Buzzard Canoe Club 1 December 2019 Cambridge Winter series race.   A team from Leighton Buzzard travelled to Cambridge for a winter series race on the River Cam through the centre of town. In cold bright weather but with little wind conditions were good. They were also good for a large outing of punts…

Buzzards stay top

LEIGHTON BUZZARD 35 – 0 LONG BUCKBY   Leighton Buzzard retained top spot of Midlands 2 East (South) league with a bonus point victory against Long Buckby. However this was far from a straightforward victory – Leighton’s first half performance was riddled with errors and, with the ball frequently knocked on or kicked away, there…

Buzzards stay top

SIX TRY BUZZARDS OVERCOME VIPERS SECOND-HALF BITE   LEIGHTON BUZZARD 38 – 15 VIPERS   Leighton Buzzard stay four points clear at the top of Midlands 2 East (South) league with their latest bonus point victory against Leicester-based Vipers. Although Buzzards scored six fine tries, this was at times a rather scrappy performance as Leighton’s…