Caius, starting Head of the Lent Bumps 2 places ahead of our crew, went margingally faster on the 1st Leg, but were dispatched in the 2nd to finish 10 seconds down.
LMBC start one place ahead in the Lent Bumps, but entered matched crews so it is not easy to deduce much about their prospects.
Actually, LMBC didn't enter matched crews. They simply have a large number of reasonable rowers, but no outstanding ones. Hence their 2nd VIII knows it has every chance of beating the 1st VIII, and as is customary in these situations, often does!