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Rowing Victoria State Championships

1962 Rowing Victoria State Championships

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Race Results

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Victorian Eight-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres, Norwich Shield)

Time: 6:21.0 Margins: 1 1/4 lengths

1st Banks – Bow: I Douglas, 2: B J Vear, 3: J T Donaldson. 4: C J Lehman, 5: D Stankovich, 6: T R Davies, 7: P M Guest, Str: W N Howell, Cox: G Norton, Coach: A N Jacobsen

2nd Mercantile

3rd Corio Bay

4th Melbourne University

Holders – Mercantile Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, 16th December, 1961. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Banks Rowing Club by 1 1/4 lengths from Mercantile, with Corio Bay third, and Melbourne University fourth. 

Victorian Four-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 6:58.0 Margins: 1 length

1st Banks – Bow: J T Donaldson, 2: C J Lehman, 3: D B Jones, Str: W O’Connell, Cox: D Hill, Coach: L F Szabo

2nd Corio Bay

3rd Mercantile

Other competing crews:

Yarra Yarra Composite

South Melbourne

Holders – Corio Bay Rowing Club. Rowed on the Lower Yarra, Appleton Dock, on the 10th February, 1962. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Banks Rowing Club by one length from Corio Bay Rowing Club, second. 

Victorian Pair-Oared Championship

(1 mile)

Time – Not recorded Margins: 4 lengths

1st Nagambie – Bow: N Lodding, Str: B Richardson, Cox: G Lodding, Coach: A Lodding

2nd Mercantile

3rd Banks

4th Wendouree

Holders – Banks Rowing Club. Rowed at Nagambie on the 26th December, 1961. Course, one mile. Won by Nagambie Rowing Club by four lengths from Mercantile Rowing Club, second.

Victorian Sculling Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:57.4 Margins: 8 lengths

1st J Sykes, Corio Bay

2nd G J Barker, Melbourne

3rd R Coutts, Ballarat City

Other competing crews:

J Hume, Yarra Yarra

P Edwards, Melbourne

R Trezise, Albert Park

C J Hazzard, Melbourne University

Holder – J. Sykes (Corio Bay Rowing Club). Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 16th December, 1961. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by J. Sykes (Corio Bay) by eight lengths from G. J. Barker (Melbourne), second.

Victorian Junior Eight-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time – Not recorded Margins: 1 canvas

1st Mercantile – Bow: R Lachal, 2: R J Gazzard, 3: C A Rowe, 4: C B Penfold, 5: M McKenzie, 6: M J McKenna, 7: A Adams, Str: J M Pearce, Cox: R Weatherhead, Coach: K Pope

2nd Barwon

3rd Hawthorn

Other competing crews:

Banks

Corio Bay

Holders – Corio Bay Rowing Club. Rowed on the Lower Yarra, Appleton Dock, on the 10th February, 1962. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Mercantile Rowing Club by a canvas from Barwon, second.

Victorian Junior Four-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:05.0 Margins: 1 1/2 lengths

1st Mercantile – Bow: A F Sinn, 2: M J McKenna, 3: C A Rowe, Str: J M Pearce, Cox: R Weatherhead, Coach: K Pope

2nd Banks

3rd Yarra Yarra

Other competing crews:

Corio Bay

Albert Park

Wendouree

Holders – Yarra Yarra Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 16th December, 1961. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Mercantile Rowing Club by 1 1/2 lengths from Banks with Yarra Yarra third. 

Victorian Junior Pair-Oared Championship

(1 mile)

Time – Not recorded Margins: 1 1/2 lengths

1st Yarra Yarra – Bow: J Skidmore, Str: I McCulloch, Cox: W Spendlove

2nd Mercantile

3rd Wahgunyah

Other competing crews:

Ballarat City

Hawthorn

Footscray City

Barwon

Holders – Nagambie Rowing Club. Rowed at Nagambie on the 26th December, 1961. Course, one mile. Won by Yarra Yarra Rowing Club by one and a half lengths from Mercantile Rowing Club, second, and Wahgunyah third.

Victorian Lightweight Eight-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time – Not recorded Margins: 3 feet

1st Corio Bay – Bow: B Johnson, 2: J Dickson, 3: J Virgona, 4: L Lanyon, 5: G Taylor, 6: R Sarah, 7: P Downey, Str: R Griffiths, Cox: P Sarah, Coach: R H George

2nd Mercantile

3rd Yarra Yarra

4th Hawthorn

Holders – Corio Bay Rowing Club. Rowed on the Lower Yarra, Appleton Dock, on the 10th February, 1962. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Corio Bay Rowing Club by three feet from Mercantile, second.

Victorian Lightweight Four-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time – Not recorded Margins: 2 lengths

1st Mercantile – Bow: J J Wylie, 2: G Xouris, 3: A M Walker, Str: K M Hume, Cox: P Green, Coach: K A Bilney

2nd Hawthorn

3rd Corio Bay

Other competing crews:

South Melbourne

Power House

Wentworth District

Barwon

Ballarat City

Holders – Mercantile Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 16th Decemeber, 1961. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Mercantile Rowing Club by two lengths from Hawthorn with Corio Bay third.

Victorian Lightweight Pair-Oared Championship

(1 mile)

Time – Not recorded Margins: 1 canvas

1st Hawthorn – Bow: R Smith, Str: R C Gladman, Cox: P Cosgrove, Coach: W Craven

2nd Wentworth District

3rd Mercantile

Other competing crews:

Yarra Yarra

South Melbourne

Power House

Ballarat

Holders – Hawthorn Rowing Club. Rowed at Nagambie on the 26th Decemeber, 1961. Course, one mile. Won by Hawthorn Rowing Club by one canvas from Wentworth District, second, and Mercantile, third.

Victorian Junior Sculling Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:30.0 Margins: 4 lengths

1st C J Hazzard, Melbourne University

2nd S Stafford, Essendon

3rd G Ramsbottom, Melbourne

Rowed on the Lower Yarra, Appleton Dock, on the 10th February, 1962. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by C. J. Hazzard (Melbourne University) by four lengths from S. Stafford (Essendon).

Victorian Country Eight-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 6:36.8 Margins: 2 lengths

1st Barwon – Bow: P McHugh, 2: J Peters, 3: J Emond, 4: R Fitch, 5: K Smith, 6: P Edwards, 7: B Gebbie, Str: B McFarlane, Cox: G Smith, Coach: W Grose

2nd Ballarat City

3rd Mildura

4th Dimboola

Holders – Corio Bay Rowing Club. Rowed at Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 24th March, 1962. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Barwon Rowing Club by two lengths from Ballarat City.

Victorian Country Four-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:07.4 Margins: Easily

1st Corio Bay – Bow: D John, 2: D Ramage, 3: D Norwood, Str: D Caithness, Cox: R Edge, Coach: A B Bell

2nd Nestles

3rd Wendouree

Holders – Wentworth District. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 24th March, 1962. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Corio Bay Rowing Club. Won easily from Nestles, second. 

Victorian Country Pair-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 8:10.0 Margins: Easily

1st Nagambie – Bow: N Lodding, Str: B Richardson, Cox: G Lodding, Coach: A Lodding

2nd Wendouree

3rd Nestles

Other competing crews:

Corio Bay

Ballarat City

Wentworth District

Holders – Nagambie Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 24th March, 1962. Course, 2,000 metres. Won easily by Nagambie Rowing Club from Wendouree, second.

 

Sources

Victorian Rowing Association, Reports 1942 - 1975.

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