A Comprehensive History of Australian Rowing
Find out who rowed in events and the results they achieved. Read about selection and racing issues. See the trends and growth in rowing in Australia.
Index to this History
- Boat builders Of Australia
- Rowing courses of Australia
- Exhibitions of rowing paraphernalia
News & Latest Additions
Pulling Through: The Story of the King's Cup
This new book by Bruce Coe tells the fascinating story behind the winning of the 1919 King’s Cup by the Australian Imperial Forces No. 1 crew. You can read more about the book and order it online.
Despite no advice of changes having been made, the author, web designer and the researchers of this website have been busy.
Some of the more significant additions have been in the following areas.
- Over 700 rower profiles created
- National Championships updated.
- Victorian Championship updated
- NSW AAGPS Head of the River
- NSW Schoolgirls Head of the River
- QLD GPS Head of the River
- TAS SATIS Head of the River well underway
- WA PSA Head of the River - now well advanced
Much more will be added over the coming months.
The website creators have been busy during the past 3 months. The following sections have been added:
- 2019 World Championships results
- 2019 World Under 23 Championships results
- 2019 World Junior Championships results
- 2019 Trans Tasman Under 21 Series results
- 2019 Interstate Championships results
- 2005-2019 National Championships results - images to follow
- 1888-2018 Victorian State Championships results
November 2018 - Launch of our new website!
We are pleased to announce the launch of our new website. We are, however, still migrating our thousands of webpages from the old platform into new templates on the new platform, so our website will have a mixed look until this job is completed. The sections yet to be migrated can be found at: www.australianrowinghistory.com.au.
With this new website come several new sections:
- Rower Profiles - an on-going project currently with over 120 profiles
- City of Warrnambool Rowing Club history
- Preston Rowing Club history
- Richmond Rowing Club history
- Head of the Schoolgirls (Victoria)
- AAGPS Schoolboys Head of the River (NSW)
- Rowing Victoria State Championships
- Australian Rowers at Henley Royal Regatta (still under construction)