| Other Sports News | Tuesday February 19 2013 6:47
The rowing partnership between Eric Murray and Hamish Bond has been broken - at least for this week's national rowing championships near Twizel.
The elite rowers have returned to represent their regions meaning the Olympic teams have been split up to become opponents.
New Zealand Rowing High Performance manager Alan Cotter says Bond will still have a strong pair team mate in Jade Uru.
Hamish's younger brother Alistair's unable to continue to push his claims for national selection due to glandular fever.