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1953 Australian University Championships—
Nepean River Penrith NSW

The Championahips were conducted on 5th June 1953 at Penrith. The eights were raced over 3 miles and the sculls over 2000 metres. It was Melbourne's first win in the sculls.

Index to Results:

 

Men's Scull

Time: 8 mins 15 secs

1st Melbourne University - John Hunt
2nd Adelaide University - Peter Royce
3rd Sydney University - P North

Men's Eight

Time: 16 mins 13 secs
Margins: 0.5 and 5 lengths

1st Melbourne University - Bow: Stuart N Johns, 2: J Tim C Hewitson, 3: Roderick H Carnegie, 4: M Frank A Robertson, 5: Adrian C Monger, 6: James C Howden, 7: John P Hall, Str: P Neil Everist, Cox: John N Button, Cch: David R Salmon
2nd University of Western Australia - Bow: L Hodge, 2: I Morrison, 3: Bernard Lochtenberg, 4: R Pearse, 5: Richard Kermot, 6: Terry Davies, 7: Robin S White, Str: Frank Slee, Cox: R Taylor, Cch: Gordon Barratt-Smith, Emerg: R Taylor
3rd University of Queensland - Colin Sydney Andrew, John Sylvester Harte, 4: Brian Jones, 6: Don Gutteridge, 7: Allan Battaglene, Str: David S Knonfeld, Cch: Tony Lawton, Emerg: Bob Hitchcock
4th Sydney University - Str: David G Lane, Cch: Greg McNamee
5th Adelaide University - Bow: Peter James Stedman Burns, 2: Michael Sydney Talbot Hobbs, 3: Geoffrey Noel Butterworth, 4: Ian McCarthy,
5: Jonathan Yeatman Hancock, 6: John Tassie, 7: Anthony Ramon Marc Lea, Str: Walter Douglas Fotheringham, Cox: Robert Ley Hodge, Cch: James Gosse

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