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Rowing Victoria State Championships

1960 Rowing Victoria State Championships

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Race Results

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Victorian Eight-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres, Norwich Shield)

TIme: 6:53.7

1st Mercantile – Bow: H Fredeci, 2: C Grant, 3: M Tomanovits, 4: G McCall, 5: S Newcombe, 6: D Boykett, 7: W Arnold, Str: G Taylor, Cox: C Newman, Coach: R R Aitken

2nd Melbourne University

3rd Banks/Mercantile Composite

Holders – Mercantile Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 19th December, 1959. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Mercantile Rowing Club from Melbourne University. 

Victorian Four-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 6:55.4 Margins: 1 canvas

1st Corio Bay – Bow: D John, 2: D Ramage, 3: D Norwood, Str: D Caithness, Cox: K Van den Belt, Coach: A Bell

2nd Melbourne University/Melbourne Composite

Other competing crews:

Melbourne University

Mercantile

Banks

Holders – Mercantile Rowing Club. Rowed on the Barwon River on the 13th February, 1960. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Corio Bay Rowing Club by a canvas from the Melbourne University/Melbourne composite. 

Victorian Pair-Oared Championship

(1 mile)

Time – Not recorded

1st Melbourne University – Bow: J A Hunt, Str: T R Davies, Cox: G Stewart

2nd Essendon

Other competing crews:

Albert Park

Mercantile

Yea

Melbourne

Corio Bay

Wendouree

Holders – Mercantile Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree on the 20th of February, 1960. Course, one mile. Won by Melbourne University Boat Club by lengths from Essendon Rowing Club, second. No time was taken.

Victorian Sculling Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 8:40.4

1st P Edwards, Melbourne

2nd J Sykes, Corio Bay

Other competing crews:

Corio Bay 2

Essendon

Yarra Yarra

Richmond

Yarrawonga

Melbourne 2

Holder - N. Smith, Corio Bay Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 19th December, 1960. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by P. Edwards (Melbourne) from J. Sykes (Corio Bay), second.

Victorian Junior Eight-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 6:34.4

1st Banks – Bow: R A Brookes, 2: R S Burge, 3: P J Fraser, 4: W Hunter, 5: D B Jones, 6: C J Lehman, 7: J T Donaldson, Str: W M O’Connell, Cox: D Hill, Coach: J D Palmington

2nd Xavier College

Other competing crews:

Albert Park

Hawthorn

Essendon

Holders – Melbourne Grammar School. Rowed on the Lower Yarra on the 2nd April, 1960. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Banks Rowing Club from Xavier College, second.

Victorian Junior Four-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:18.8

1st Banks – Bow: R A Brookes, 2: C J Lehman, 3: D B Jones, Str: W M O’Connell, Cox: D Hill, Coach: J D Palmington

2nd Mercantile

Other competing crews:

Albert Park

Mercantile 2

Ballarat City

Holders – Mercantile Rowing Club. Rowed on the Barwon River on the 13th February, 1960. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Banks Rowing Club from Mercantile Rowing Club.

Victorian Junior Pair-Oared Championship

(1 mile)

Time - Not recorded

1st Corowa – Bow: K Howard, Str: J Van Klaveren, Cox: M Bugler, Coach: R Howard

2nd Albert Park

Other competing crews:

Melbourne

Banks

Yarrawonga

Mercantile

Essendon

Holders – Richmond Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 27th February, 1960. Course, one mile. Won by Corowa Rowing Club from Albert Park. No time was taken.

Victorian Lightweight Eight-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:24.0 Margins: 1/2 length

1st Corio Bay – Bow: J Sykes, 2: J Virgona, 3: R Sarah, 4: L Lanyon, 5: P Downey, 6: S Overand, 7: G Reid, Str: B Keating, Cox: A Klaassen, Coach: R H George

2nd Mercantile

Holders – Essendon Rowing Club. Rowed on the Lower Yarra on the 2nd April, 1960. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Corio Bay Rowing Club by half a length from Mercantile Rowing Club, second. 

Victorian Lightweight Four-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:24.0 Margins: 4 lengths

1st Mercantile – Bow: J J Wylie, 2: K M Hume, 3: A M Walker, Str: P Harding, Cox: D Palfreyman, Coach: W L Wallace

2nd South Melbourne

Other competing crews:

Barwon

Nestles

Holders – South Melbourne Rowing Club. Rowed on the Barwon River on the 13th February, 1960. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Mercantile Rowing Club by four lengths from South Melbourne.

Victorian Lightweight Pair-Oared Championship

(1 mile)

Time - Not recorded

1st Yarrawonga – Bow: R Mansfield, Str: G Stephens, Cox: G Richmond, Coach: P Begelhole

Other competing crews:

Nestles

Melbourne

Wendouree

Barwon

Dimboola

Holders – South Melbourne Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree on the 20th February, 1960. Course, one mile. Won by Yarrawonga Rowing Club from South Melbourne Rowing Club, second. No time was taken.

Vitorian Junior Sculling Championship

(2,000 metres)

Row-over

1st R Dennis, Richmond 

Holder – J. Sykes, Corio Bay Rowing Club. Rowed on the Lower Yarra on the 2nd April, 1960. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by R. Dennis, Richmond Rowing Club. Won by row-over as R. Dennis was the only starter. No time was taken.

 

Sources

Victorian Rowing Association, Reports 1942 - 1975.

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