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Australian Rowing History

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


News & Latest Additions

Pulling Through: The Story of the King's Cup

The Story of the Kings 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.

May 2021

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.

Much more will be added over the coming months.

April 2020

The website creators have been busy during the past 3 months. The following sections have been added:

January 2020

  • 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:

With this new website come several new sections:


See our past news and past additions.


Website by Hope Stewart—Website Design & Management