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Rowing Victoria State Championships

1958 Rowing Victoria State Championships

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Race Results

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Victorian Eight-Oared Championship

(2 1/4 miles, Norwich Shield, Sir Thomas Nettlefold Medallions)

Time: 12:14.4 Margins: 3/4 length

1st Mercantile – Bow: H R Frederico, 2: M R Keeley, 3: R Lee, 4: G McColl, 5: J Morganti, 6: D H Boykett, 7: W S Arnold, Str: G M Taylor, Cox: R Davies, Coach: R R Aitken

2nd Melbourne Univertiy

3rd Banks

Holders – Melbourne University Boat Club. Rowed on the Lower Yarra on the 15th February, 1958. Course, two and a quarter miles. Won by Mercantile Rowing Club by three-quarters of a length from Melbourne University, second, Banks, third. 

Victorian Four-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:15.0 Margins: 1 canvas

1st Mercantile – Bow: R Lee, 2: G McColl, 3: W Arnold, Str: G M Taylor, Cox: R Davies, Coach: R R Aitken

2nd Corio Bay

3rd Albert Park

Other competing crews:

Wendouree

Melbourne University

Holders – Albert Park Rowing Club. Rowed on the Barwon River on the 14th December, 1957. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Mercantile Rowing Club by a canvas from Corio Bay, second. 

Victorian Pair-Oared Championship

(1 mile)

Time: 5:02.5 Margins: 4 lengths

1st Yarra Yarra – Bow: R Libbis, Str: I Allen, Cox: I Kendrick, Coach: F Easton

2nd Albert Park

3rd South Melbourne

4th Essendon

Holders – Albert Park Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Colac on the 1st January, 1958. Course, one mile. Won by Yarra Yarra Rowing Club by four lengths from Albert Park, second.

Victorian Sculling Championship

(2 1/4 miles)

Time: 15:07.7 Margins: 2 lengths, 3 lengths

1st D Dudgeon, Richmond

2nd N Smith, Corio Bay

3rd D MacMillan, Corio Bay

Other competing crews:

G A Pratt, Essendon 

J Hume, Yarra Yarra

W I Wilson, Mercantile

P Begelhole, Yarra Yarra

E Handley, Essendon

Holder – D. Dudgeon, Richmond Rowing Club. Rowed on the Lower Yarra on the 15th February, 1958. Course, two and a quarter miles. Won by D. Dudgeon of the Richmond Rowing Club by two lengths from N. Smith (Corio Bay), second, who finished three lengths ahead of D. MacMillan (Corio Bay), third.

Victorian 2,000 Metres Sculling Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time - Not recorded

1st G Pratt, Essendon

2nd J Hume, Yarra Yarra

3rd D Dudgeon, Richmond

Other competing crews:

P Begelhole, Yarra Yarra

N Smith, Corio Bay

W I Wilson, Mercantile 

Holder - D. Dudgeon, Richmond Rowing Club. Rowed on the Barwon River on the 14th December, 1957. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by G. Pratt, Essendon Rowing Club from J. Hume of Yarra Yarra, second.

Victorian Junior Eight-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 6:36.0 Margins: 1 1/2 lengths

1st Banks – Bow: P Sebire, 2: G Lynch, 3: P Fraser, 4: G Lane, 5: B Vear, 6: W Thomas, 7: J Donaldson, Str: W O’Connell, Cox: D Coveney, Coach: W N Howell

2nd Essendon

3rd Melbourne Grammar 

Other competing crews:

Scotch College

Mercantile

Holders – Melbourne Grammar School. Rowed on the Lower Yarra on the 29th March, 1958. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Banks Rowing Club by one and a half lengths from Essendon, second.

Victorian Junior Four-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:39.2 Margins: 4 lengths

1st Mercantile – Bow: A Cordell, 2: D Oliver, 3: S Newcomb, Str: C Grant, Cox: C Newman, Coach: W Wallace

2nd Mildura

3rd Dimboola

4th Corio Bay

Holders – Footscray City Rowing Club. Rowed on the Barwon River on the 14th December, 1957. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Mercantile by four lengths from Mildura, second. 

Victorian Junior Pair-Oared Championship

(1 mile)

Time: 6:47.0 Margins: 3 lengths

1st Melbourne – Bow: P Edwards, Str: J Lloyd, Cox: M Austen-Smith, Coach: G Barker

2nd Essendon

3rd Footscray City

Other competing crews:

Preston

Yarra Yarra

Dimboola

Holders – Footscray City Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Colac on the 1st Janauary, 1958. Course, one mile. Won by Melbourne Rowing Club by three lengths from Essendon, second. 

Victorian Lightweight Eight-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 6:51.0 Margins: 4 lengths

1st Yarra Yarra – Bow: B Lewis, 2: P Gill, 3: J Skidmore, 4: W Stevens, 5: A Rice, 6: S Bulmer, 7: E M Wilson, Str: R Bulmer, Cox: I Gosling, Coach: D Evans

2nd Barwon

3rd Banks

Holders – Leichardt Rowing Club. Rowed on the Lower Yarra on the 29th March, 1958. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Yarra Yarra Rowing Club by four lengths from Barwon Rowing Club, second, Banks, third.

Victorian Lightweight Four-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:52.2 Margins: 2 lengths

1st Barwon – Bow: D Leach, 2: B Mahon, 3: P Scott, Str: C Laird, Cox: P Sleviin, Coach: W R B Grose

2nd Banks

3rd South Mebourne

4th Corio Bay

5th Yarra Yarra

Holders – Yarra Yarra Rowing Club. Rowed on the Barwon River on the 14th December, 1957. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Barwon Rowing Club by two lengths from Banks Rowing Club, second. 

Victorian Lightweight Pair-Oared Championship

(1 mile)

Time: 6:27.5 Margins: 3 lengths

1st South Melbourne – Bow: G Taylor, Str: R Tanner, Cox: W Jones

2nd Yarra Yarra

3rd Dimboola

Holders – South Melbourne Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Colac on the 1st January, 1958. Course, one mile. Won by South Melbourne Rowing Club by three lengths from Yarra Yarra, second, and Dimboola, third.

Victorian Junior 2,000 Metres Sculling Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 8:05.2 Margins: 2 lengths

1st N Smith, Corio Bay

2nd J Hume, Yarra Yarra

3rd R Sykes, Corio Bay

Holder – D MacMillan, Corio Bay Rowing Club. Rowed on the Lower Yarra on the 29th March, 1958. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by N. Smith, Corio Bay Rowing Club, by two lengths from J. Hume (Yarra Yarra), second.

 

Sources

Victorian Rowing Association, Reports 1942 - 1975.

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