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Rowing Victoria State Championships

1966 Rowing Victoria State Championships

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Race Results

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Victorian Eight-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres, Norwich Shield)

Time: 6:16.4 Margins: 2 1/2 lengths

1st Banks – Bow: D R Lean, 2: B J Vear, 3: D Stankovich, 4: I R McCann, 5: C J Bartlett, 6: T R Davies, 7: P M Guest, Str: D B Ramage, Cox: G Godkin, Coach: A N Jacobsen

2nd Yarra Yarra

3rd Essendon

Mercantile DQ

Holders – Banks Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 18th December, 1965. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Banks Rowing Club by two and a half lengths from Yarra Yarra, second, Essendon third. Mercantile were disqualified. 

Victorian Four-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 8:32.0 Margins: 1/2 length

1st Banks – Bow: C J Bartlett, 2: T R Davies, 3: P M Guest, Str: D B Ramage, Cox: G Godkin, Coach: A N Jacobsen

2nd Mercantile

Other competing crews:

Hawthorn

Yarra Yarra

Yarra Yarra/Banks Composite

Holders – Banks Rowing Club. Rowed on the Lower Yarra on the 19th February, 1966. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Banks Rowing Club by half a length from Mercantile. 

Victorian Pair-Oared Championship

(1 mile)

Time – Not recorded

1st Mildura – Bow: J Cleary, Str: B Kilpatrick, Cox: P Ramsey, Coach: W Astbury

2nd Melbourne

3rd Nagambie

4th Mercantile

Other competing crews:

Albert Park

Essendon

Hawthorn

Wahgunyah/Corowa Composite

Yarra Yarra

Holders – Hawthorn Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Moodemere, Rutherglen, on the 1st January, 1966. Course, one mile. Won by Mildura Rowing Club.

Victorian Sculling Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:42.4 Margins: 1 length

1st J R Sykes, Corio Bay

2nd P Hoban, Yarra Yarra

3rd P F Edwards, Melbourne

Other competing crews:

R Sellick, Banks

L Gallagher, South Melbourne

J Thomas, Wendouree

Holder – P. F. Edwards, Melbourne Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 18th December, 1965. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by J. R. Sykes, Corio Bay Rowing Club, by one length from P. Hoban, Yarra Yarra.

Victorian Junior Eight-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:47.0

1st Barwon – Bow: B Gebbie, 2: P Morgan, 3: P White, 4: D Webb, 5: G Giles, 6: P Slevin, 7: P Scott, Str: R Fitch, Cox: W Cooke, Coach: D Leach

2nd Mercantile

Other competing crews:

Banks

Essendon

Melbourne

Melbourne University

Wendouree

Yarra Yarra

Holders – Mercantile Rowing Club. Rowed on the Lower Yarra on the 19th February, 1966. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Barwon Rowing Club from Mercantile, second. 

Victorian Junior Four-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:15.6 Margins: 1 1/4 lengths

1st Yarra Yarra – Bow: W Sanguinetti, 2: K Fuff, 3: J Moffatt, Str: P Dalton, Cox: K Mawson, Coach: K Wickham

2nd Banks

3rd Melbourne

Other competing crews:

Essendon

Mercantile

Richmond

Holders – Essendon Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, 18th December, 1966. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Yarra Yarra Rowing Club by one and a quarter lengths from Banks, Melbourne third. 

Victorian Junior Pair-Oared Championship

(1 mile)

Time – Not recorded

1st Essendon – Bow: B Murphy, Str: E Erbgut, Cox: B McLaughlin, Coach: B L Smith

2nd Yarra Yarra

3rd Banks

4th Hawthorn

5th Melbourne

Mercantile DQ

Yea DNS

Holders – Wendouree Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Moodemere, Rutherglen, on the 1st January, 1966. Course, one mile. Won by Essendon Rowing Club.

Victorian Lightweight Eight-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 8:00.0

1st Corio Bay – Bow: T Prime, 2: I Mackay, 3: J Sykes, 4: W Lehman, 5: T McNair, 6: R Webb, 7: G Xouris, Str: R Griffiths, Cox: I Erskine, Coach: R H Georgec

2nd Banks

Other competing crews:

Essendon

Hawthorn

Mercantile

Holders – Mercantile Rowing Club. Rowed on the Lower Yarra on the 19th February, 1966. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Corio Bay Rowing Club. Second placing was awarded to Banks Rowing Club.

Victorian Lightweight Four-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:20.3 Margins: 1/2 length

1st Corio Bay – Bow: T Prime, 2: R Griffiths, 3: R Webb, Str: G Xouris, Cox: K Stevens, Coach: R H George

2nd Richmond

3rd Melbourne University

4th Essendon

Other competing crews:

Ballarat City

Banks

Hawthorn

Mercantile

Holders – Corio Bay Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 18th December, 1965. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Corio Bay Rowing Club by half a length from Richmond, second.

Victorian Lightweight Pair-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time – Not recorded

1st Corio Bay – Bow: R Webb, Str: G Xouris, Cox: K Stevens

2nd Mercantile

3rd Essendon

4th Ballarat City

Other competing crews:

Banks

Hawthorn

Richmond

South Melbourne

Barwon DNS

Yarra Yarra DNS

Holders – Banks Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Moodemere, Rutherglen, on the 1st January, 1966. Course, one mile. Won by Corio Bay Rowing Club from Mercantile Rowing Club.

Victorian Junior Sculling Championhsip

(2,000 metres)

Time: 10:04.0

1st G Ramsbottom, Melbourne

2nd R Sellick, Banks

Other competing crews:

J Bennett, Banks

W Ward, Essendon

D R Messenger, Melbourne University

R Trezise, Albert Park DNS

Holder – A. Rice, Yarra Yarra Rowing Club. Rowed on the Lower Yarra on the 19th February, 1966. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by G. Ramsbottom, Melbourne Rowing Club from R. Sellick, Banks Rowing Club, in a winning time of 10 min. 4 sec. R. Trezise (Albert Park) scratched.

Victorin Country Eight-Oared Championhsip

(2,000 metres)

Time – Not recorded

1st Barwon – Bow: R Wakling, 2: P Morgan, 3: P White, 4: D Webb, 5: G Giles, 6: P Slevin, 7: R Scott, Str: R Fitch, Cox: W Cooke

2nd Wendouree

3rd Dimboola

Holders – Wendouree Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 19th March, 1966. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Barwon Rowing Club from Wendouree and Dimboola, in that order.

Victorian Country Four-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time – Not recorded

1st Barwon – Bow: G Giles, 2: P Slevin, 3: P Scott, Str: R Fitch, Cox: W Cooke

2nd Corio Bay

3rd Ballarat City

Holders – Barwon Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 19th March, 1966. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Barwon Rowing Club from Corio Bay and Ballarat City, in that order. 

Victorian Country Pair-Oared Championhsip

(2,000 metres)

Time – Not recorded

1st Wendouree – Bow: K Fraser, Str: W Coutts, Cox: B Zala

2nd Mildura

3rd Lake Colac

Holders – Mildura Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 19th March, 1966. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Wendouree Rowing Club. Mildura and Lake Colac were placed second and third respectively. 

 

Sources

Victorian Rowing Association, Reports 1942 - 1975.

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