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Rowing Victoria State Championships

1964 Rowing Victoria State Championships

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Race Results

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Victorian Eight-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres, Norwich Shield)

Time: 6:10.9 Margins: 1 canvas

1st Banks – Bow: B J Vear, 2: D R Mount, 3: D Stankovich, 4: C J Lehman, 5: J P Nettleton, 6: D B Ramage, 7: P M Guest, Str: T R Davies, Cox: K Wickham, Coach: A N Jacobsen

2nd Mercantile

3rd Yarra Yarra Composite

4th Melbourne University

Holders –Mercantile Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 14th December, 1963. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Banks Rowing Club by one canvas from Mercantile, Yarra Yarra Composite third. 

Victorian Four-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 6:49.0 Margins: 1 1/2

1st Yarra Yarra/Melbourne University Composite – Bow: J D Castle, 2: R A Jones, 3: I F Bult, Str: J G Howden, Cox: P H Nicholson, Coach: R J Jelbart

2nd Mercantile

3rd Banks

Holders – Corio Bay Rowing Club. Rowed on the Lower Yarra on the 15th February, 1964. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Yarra Yarra – Melbourne University Composite by one and a half lengths from Mercantile, second, Banks third.

Victorian Pair-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:47.7 Margins: 6 lengths

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

2nd Banks

3rd Mildura

Other competing crews:

Mercantile

Yarra Yarra

Holders – Nagambie Rowing Club. Rowed on the Lower Yarra on the 4th April, 1964. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Nagambie by six lengths, Banks second and Mildura third.

Victorian Sculling Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:37.0 Margins: 5 lengths

1st P F Edwards, Melbourne

2nd J Sykes, Corio Bay

3rd J Skidmore, Yarra Yarra

4th A Rice, Yarra Yarra

Other competing crews:

R. Trezise, Albert Park

N. Smith, Corio Bay

Holder – J. Sykes, Corio Bay Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, 14th December, 1963. Won by P. F. Edwards, Melbourne Rowing Club by five lengths from J. Sykes, Corio Bay, second.

Victorian Junior Eight-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 5:50.8 Margins: 2 lengths

1st Banks – Bow: J F Cleary, 2: A D Matthews, 3: P W Wakefield, 4: R S Broadhurst, 5: D R Lean, 6: K A Caulkett, 7: L Grybas, Str: P Battlay, Cox: B Murray, Coach: J T Donaldson

2nd Mercantile

3rd Hawthorn

Other competing crews:

Yarra Yarra

Essendon

Holders – Mercantile Rowing Club. Rowed on the Lower Yarra on the 15th February, 1964. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Banks Rowing Club by two lengths from Mercantile, second.

Victorian Junior Four-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:24.5 Margins: 2 lengths

1st Banks – Bow: J F Cleary, 2: J Hayward, 3: D G Rodda, Str: P Battlay, Cox: P Baguley, Coach: J T Donaldson and L F Szabo

2nd Barwon

3rd Ballarat City

4th Mercantile

Other competing crews:

Power House

Hawthorn

Corio Bay

Holders – Hawthorn Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 14th December, 1963. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Banks Rowing Club by two lengths, Barwon second. 

Victorian Junior Pair-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:46.9 Margins: 1 1/2 lengths

1st Essendon – Bow: G Hayes, Str: B Murphy, Cox: G Boyes, Coach: B L Smith

2nd Mercantile

3rd Banks

Other competing crews:

Barwon

Wentworth District

Holders – Mercantile Rowing Club. Rowed on the Lower Yarra on the 4th April, 1964. Won by Essendon Rowing Club by one and a half lengths from Mercantile, Banks third. 

Victorian Lightweight Eight-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 6:48.6 Margins: 1 1/2 lengths

1st Mercantile – Bow: R Weatherhead, 2: K Nicholas, 3: T Hogan, 4: J Davidson, 5: E J Smith, 6: G G Smith, 7: A Fox, Str: H P Green, Cox: C C Tweedie, Coach: N W Cairnes

2nd Richmond

3rd Banks

Other competing crews:

Yarra Yarra

Corio Bay

Holders – Mercantile Rowing Club. Rowed on the Lower Yarra on the 15th February, 1964. Won by Mercantile Rowing Club by one and a half lengths from Richmond Rowing Club. The first race in which Banks were placed third resulted in a dead heat between Mercantile and Richmond. The race was re-rowed later on the same day. 

Victorian Lightweight Four-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:41.0 Margins: 3/4 length

1st Mercantile – Bow: J J Wylie, 2: D Palfreyman, 3: E J Smith, Str: G Xouris, Cox: C Fordyce, Coach: W L Wallace

2nd Mebourne University

3rd Corio Bay

4th Yarra Yarra

Other competing crews:

Richmond

Essendon

Hawthorn

Holders – Barwon Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 14th December, 1963. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Mercantile Rowing Club by three-quarters of a length from Melbourne University, second.

Victorian Lightweight Pair-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 8:09.0 Margins: 4 lengths

1st Mercantile – Bow: J J Wylie, Str: D Palfreyman, Cox: C Gilmour, Coach: N W Cairnes

2nd Corio Bay

3rd Yarra Yarra

Other competing crews:

Richmond

Power House

Essendon

Hawthorn

Melbourne

Holders – Hawthorn Rowing Club. Rowed on the Lower Yarra on the 4th April, 1964. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Mercantile Rowing Club by four lengths from Corio Bay, Yarra Yarra third. 

Victorian Junior Sculling Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:56.0 Margins: 5 lengths

1st J Thomas, Wendouree

2nd A M Cordell, Mercantile

Holder – R. S. Coutts, Ballarat City Rowing Club. Rowed on the Lower Yarra on the 15th February, 1964. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by J. Thomas (Wendouree) by five lengths from A. M. Cordell (Mercantile).

Victorian Country Eight-Oared Championship

(1 mile)

Time: 5:51.0 Margins: 1 1/2 lengths

1st Wendouree – Bow: P Wright, 2: M Charles, 3: P Duffy, 4: A Swindon, 5: K Fraser, 6: W Coutts, 7: J Coutts, Str: J Menzies, Cox: A Bryant, Coach: R Widgery and E Waller

2nd Barwon

3rd Mildura

Other competing crews:

Corio Bay

Dimboola

Holders – Ballarat Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Colac on the 9th March, 1964. Course, one mile. Won by Wendouree Rowing Club by one and a half lengths from Barwon, second.

Victorian Country Four-Oared Championship

(1 mile)

Time: 6:34.0 Margins: 3 lengths

1st Corio Bay – Bow: H Godwin, 2: R Armitage, 3: J Issell, Str: P Brown, Cox: P Wright

2nd Wendouree

3rd Dimboola

Holders – Corio Bay Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Colac on the 9th March, 1964. Course, one mile. Won by Corio Bay Rowing Club by three lengths from Wendouree, second.

Victorian Country Pair-Oared Championship

(1 mile)

Time: 7:20.0 Margins: 5 lengths

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

2nd Lake Colac

3rd Ballarat City

Holders – Nagambie Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Colac on the 9th March, 1964. Course, one mile. Won by Nagambie Rowing Club by five lengths from Lake Colac, Ballarat City third.

 

Sources

Victorian Rowing Association, Reports 1942 - 1975.

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