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Rowing Victoria State Championships

1963 Rowing Victoria State Championships

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Race Results

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Victorian Eight-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 6:17.0 Margins: 1/2 length

1st Mercantile – Bow: A F Sinn, 2: J M Pearce, 3: S H Newcomb, 4: M F McKenna, 5: D E Norwood, 6: G A McCall, 7: M G Tomanovits, Str: D H Boykett, Cox: T Daffy, Coach: N W Cairnes

2nd Banks

3rd Yarra Yarra

4th Essendon

Other competing crews:

Mercantile Composite

Melbourne University

Holders – Banks Rowing Club. Rowed at Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the16th February, 1963. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Mercantile Rowing Club by half a length from Banks, second. 

Victorian Four-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 6:41.5 Margins: 2 1/2 lengths

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

2nd Banks

3rd Mercantile

Other competing crews:

Yarra Yarra

Essendon

Holders – Banks Rowing Club. Rowed on the Lower Yarra on the 15th December, 1962. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Corio Bay Rowing Club by two and a half lengths from Banks Rowing Club. 

Victorian Pair-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 8:32.9 Margins: 2 lengths

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

2nd Banks

3rd Yarra Yarra

Other competing crews:

Essendon

Wendouree

Melbourne University

Holders – Nagambie Rowing Club. Rowed on the Lower Yarra on the 2nd February, 1963. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Nagambie Rowing Club by two lengths from Banks, Yarra Yarra third.

Victorian Sculling Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 8:07.3 Margins: 6 lengths

1st J Sykes, Corio Bay

2nd J Skidmore, Yarra Yarra

3rd N Smith, Corio Bay

4th R Coutts, Ballarat City

Other competing crews:

M Harrison, Ballarat City

N Carter, Bendigo

Holder - J. Sykes (Corio Bay). Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 16th February, 1963. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by J. Sykes (Corio Bay) by six lengths from J. Skidmore (Yarra Yarra), second.

Victorian Junior Eight-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 6:06.7 Margins: 2 lengths

1st Mercantile – Bow: A M Walker, 2: R J Garrard, 3: A F Sinn, 4: M F McKenna, 5: M M McKenzie, 6: J M Pearce, 7: R P Lachal, Str: P J Ryan, Cox: T Daffy, Coach: L S Williams

2nd Yarra Yarra

3rd Banks

Other competing crews:

Corio Bay

Power House

Melbourne University

Holders – Mercantile Rowing Club. Rowed on the Lower Yarra on the 15th December, 1962. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Mercantile Rowing Club by two lengths from Yarra Yarra, Banks third.

Victorian Junior Four-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:01.7 Margins: 1 length, 2 feet

1st Hawthorn – Bow: R J Smith, 2: R C Gladman, 3: L I Stewart, Str: B A Craven, Cox: P L Cosgrove, Coach: S J Neal

2nd Banks

3rd Mercantile

Holders – Mercantile Rowing Club. Rowed at Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 16th February, 1963. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Hawthorn Rowing Club by one length from Banks, Mercantile two feet back in third.

Victorian Junior Pair-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 8:32.6 Margins: 1/2 length

1st Mercantile – Bow: R P Lachal, Str: R J Garrard, Cox: P O’Brien, Coach: H R Frederico

2nd Hawthorn

3rd Banks

Other competing crews:

Yarra Yarra

Essendon

Rutherglen Lake

Nestles

Holders – Yarra Yarra Rowing Club. Rowed on the Lower Yarra on the 2nd February, 1963. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Mercantile Rowing Club by half a length from Hawthorn, Banks third. 

Victorian Lightweight Eight-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 6:27.0 Margins: 1 length

1st Mercantile – Bow: D Macvean, 2: H P Green, 3: G C Grinblat, 4: E Johnson, 5: A M Evans, 6: K M Hume, 7: R Lachal, Str: J J Wylie, Cox: C Fordyce, Coach: K A Bilney

2nd Corio Bay

3rd Mildura

Victorian Lightweight Four-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:29.5 Margins: 1 foot, 3 feet

1st Barwon – Bow: J Emond, 2: P Morgan, 3: B McFarlane, Str: R Fitch, Cox: T Morgan, Coach: L Gladman

2nd Corio Bay

3rd Mercantile

4th Yarra Yarra

5th South Melbourne

Holders – Mercantile Rowing Club. Rowed at Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 16th February, 1963. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Barwon Rowing Club by one foot from Corio Bay, three feet back to Mercantile in third place.

Victorian Lightweight Pair-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 8:51.6 Margins: 4 lengths

1st Hawthorn – Bow: R J Smith, Str: R C Gladman, Cox: P L Cosgrove, Coach: S J Neal

2nd Mildura

3rd South Melbourne

Other competing crews:

Richmond

Wentworth District

Yarra Yarra

Melbourne

Mercantile

Banks

Holders – Hawthorn Rowing Club. Rowed on the Lower Yarra on the 2nd February, 1963. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Hawthorn Rowing Club by four lengths from Mildura, second.

Victorian Junior Sculling Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:43.6 Margins: 3 lengths

1st R S Coutts, Ballarat City

2nd A Rice, Yarra Yarra

3rd M Harrison, Ballarat City

Other competing crews:

J Skidmore, Yarra Yarra

P Gill, Yarra Yarra

R Trezise, Albert Park

J Davies, Melbourne

Holder – C. J. Hazzard (Melbourne University Boat Club). Rowed on the Lower Yarra on the 15th December, 1962. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by R. S. Coutts (Ballarat City) by three lengths from A. Rice (Yarra Yarra), second.

Victorian Country Eight-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:09.9 Margins: 1 1/4 lengths

1st Ballarat – Bow: J Williams, 2: K Peters, 3: T Zabinski, 4: P Morrison, 5: R Taylor, 6: F Boermans, 7: K Canny, Str: J Grubits, Cox: T Bryant, Coach: P Harrison

2nd Ballarat City

3rd Corio Bay

4th Wentworth District

Holders – Barwon Rowing Club. Rowed at Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 16th February, 1963. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Ballarat Rowing Club by one and a quarter lengths from Ballarat City, second.

Victorian Country Four-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:28.1 Margins: 6 lengths

1st Corio Bay – Bow: K Kilsby, 2: D Caithness, 3: D Wood, Str: D Ramage, Cox: P Sarah, Coach: A B Bell

2nd Nestles

3rd Yea

4th Ballarat City

Holders – Corio Bay Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 16th February, 1963. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by six lengths from Nestles, second. 

Victorian Country Pair-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 8:28.5 Margins: 4 lengths

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

2nd Wendouree

3rd Lake Colac

4th Nestles

Holders – Nagambie Rowing Club. Rowed at Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, 16th February, 1963. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Nagambie Rowing Club by four lengths from Wendouree, Lake Colac, third.

 

Sources

Victorian Rowing Association, Reports 1942 - 1975.

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