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1929 Australian University Championships—
Lower Yarra River Melbourne VIC

The race was contested on the Lower Yarra on 1st June 1929. The six States were again represented and the race was won by Melbourne University handsomely by 3 1/2 lengths. Both races were conducted over 2 1/2 miles.

Index to Results:

 

Officials

Starter: H J Green
Umpire: Dr H Clive Disher
Judge: T Crosthwaite
Timekeeper: Edward Kenny

Men's Scull

Time: 15 mins 23 4/5 secs
Margin: 10 lengths

1st Sydney University - Kenneth A Flavelle
2nd Melbourne University - A Crothers

Men's Eight

Time: 14 mins 27.2 secs
Margin: 3 1/2 lengths

1st Melbourne University - Bow: Alexander Adams Lee, 2: Arthur Rex Mayhew Johnson, 3: Richard Geoffrey de Crespigny, 4: Louis Robertson Scharp, 5: Ronald C McKay, 6: Robert Officer, 7: W Balcombe Griffiths, Str: W Sherlock, Cox: Gerry K Duane, Cch: Charles Donald
2nd Adelaide University - Bow: Allan Harvey "Cherry" Finlayson, 2: Ronald Barrington Knight, 3: Noel James Bonnin, 4: J Smith, 5: Sholto John Douglas, 6: R Lees, 7: John Lionel Hayward, Str: William Matheson Morgan, Cox: Stephen Hamilton Gilbert, Cch: Stanley Facy
3rd University of Queensland - Bow: Edmond Rowlands Behne, 2: Clifford Stuart Christian, 3: Colin James Richard Frazer, 4: John Edward Rea Clarke, 5: Christian Appel Jorss, 6: Kenneth MacFarlane Carmichael, Str: James Patrick McGrath, Cox: Rhys Harold Jones, Cch: Arthur A Watson
4th Sydney University- Bow: John C Loxton, 2: Eden W Love, 3: D J Money, 4: Frederick M Osborne, 5: W J Phipps, 6: Richard B Hipsley, 7: G Lytton Wright, Str: Robert B Brown, Cox: Allan L Stewart, Emergs: A W Sneddon and Theodore Christian Meurer, Cch: G McKenzie
5th University of WA - Bow: Robert A Paul, 2: Arthur Robert Driver, 3: C Sanders, 4: John Donald Murray, 5: Victor Charge Brown, 6: Howard Vincent Reilly, 7: Frank R Somerville, Str: Oswald Frederick Fry, Cox: J B Campbell, Emerg: E E Burgess, Cch: James Chute
6th University of Tasmania - Bow: B Donnelly, 2: D Tapping, 3: R Radcliffe, 4: J A Edwards, 5: A Smithies, 6: M D Weston, 7: C M Archer, Str: S Darling, Cox: C A Jillett, Cch: R K Goyen

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