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Rowing Victoria State Championships

1972 Rowing Victoria State Championships

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Race Results

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Victorian Sculling Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:20.5 Margins: 1 length

1st K Leach, Mercantile

2nd E Hale, Lindisfarne (TAS)

3rd J R Sykes, Corio Bay

4th P Rowe, Haberfield

5th R Garrard, Mercantile

Other competing crews:

P Holzer, Mercantile

J J Bennett, Banks

R Reddel, Haberfield

L Koekoek, Power House

G Petelin, Commercial

P F Edwards, Melbourne

R Fitch, Barwon

Holder – K. Leach, Mercantile Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 8th January, 1972. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by K. Leach (Mercantile) by one length from E. Hale (Lindisfarne, Tas.), second.

Victorian Pair-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 8:21.3 Margins: 3 lengths

1st Barwon – Bow: R Garrard, Str: R Fitch, Cox: Gardner

2nd Corio Bay No 1

3rd Corio Bay No 2

4th South Melbourne

Holders – Monash University Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 13th March, 1972. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Barwon Rowing Club by three lengths from Corio Bay No. 1.

Victorian Four-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:22.0 Margins: 3/4 length

1st Monash University/Yarra Yarra Composite – Bow: D M Michelmore, 2: J G L McKeand, 3: D B Bishop, Str: W J Baillieu, Cox: R W England, Coach: R L Moore

2nd Mercantile

3rd Melbourne University/Yarra Yarra Composite

4th Wendouree

Holders – Monash University Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 13th March, 1972. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Monash University/Yarra Yarra Composite crew by three-quarters of a length from Mercantile Rowing Club. 

Victorian Eight-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres, Norwich Shield)

Time: 5:53.8 Margins: 1 length

1st Sydney Composite – Bow: M Shaw, 2: G Pearce, 3: J Clark, 4: R Paver, 5: R Curtin, 6: I McWhirter, 7: M Morgan, Str: B Curtin, Cox: A Grover, Coach: A R Callaway

2nd Mercantile

3rd Monash University

4th Lindisfarne (TAS)

5th Yarra Yarra/Mercantile Composite

Other competing crews:

Melbourne University

Banks

Holders – Monash University Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 8th January, 1972. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Sydney Composite crew by one length from Mercantile Rowing Club. 

Victorian LightweightпїЅSculling Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time – Not recorded Margins: 1/2 length

1st J R Sykes, Corio Bay

2nd J Ward, Rutherglen Lake

Holder – J. Sykes, Corio Bay Rowing Club. Rowed on the Barwon River, Geelong, on the 11th December, 1971. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by J. Sykes, Corio Bay, by half a length from J. Ward, Rutherglen Lake.

Victorian Lightweight Pair-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time – Not recorded Margins: 8 lengths

1st Footscray City – Bow: A Chalmers, Str: R Hall, Cox: M Kwaitkowski, Coach: K Bourke

2nd Melbourne

3rd Melbourne University

4th Corio Bay

Other competing crews:

Wendouree No 1

Bendigo

Corio Bay No 2

Wendouree No 2

Richmond

Power House

Holders – Footscray City. Rowed on Barwon River, Geelong, on the 11th December, 1971. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Footscray City Rowing Club by eight lengths from Melbourne Rowing Club, second.

Victorian Lightweight Four-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 6:51.5 Margins: 2 feet

1st Barwon – Bow: K M Chandley, 2: P J Morgan, 3: P A Armitage, Str: A L Hart, Cox: G Hunter, Coach: S L Gladman

2nd Melbourne University

3rd Corio Bay

4th Torrens

5th Buckingham

Other competing crews:

Haberfield

Footscray City

Melbourne

Murray Bridge

Mercantile

Wendouree

Power House

South Melbourne

Holders – Melbourne University Boat Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 8th January, 1972. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Barwon Rowing Club by two feet from Melbourne University Boat Club, with Corio Bay third.

Victorian Lightweight Eight-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 6:56.2 Margins: 2 lengths

1st Melbourne University – Bow: D E Yates, 2: I D Harbeck, 3: R J Stewart, 4: M A Fedderson, 5: C D Low, 6: A G Michelmore, 7: A G McKinley, Str: T C Johnston, Cox: D B England, Coach: R Zahara

2nd Barwon

3rd Mercantile

4th Power House

Holders – Melbourne University Boat Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 13th March, 1972. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Melbourne University Boat Club by two lengths from Barwon Rowing Club, second.

Victorian Junior Pair-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 8:35.0 Margins: 3/4 length

1st Barwon – Bow: J F Bateman, Str: L Ljubanovic, Cox: R Gardner

2nd Footscray City

3rd Mercantile

4th Dimboola

Other competing crews:

Melbourne University

Banks

Bendigo

Hawthorn

Essendon

Ballarat

Wendouree

Holders – Essendon Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 13th March, 1972. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Barwon Rowing Club by three-quarters of a length from Footscray City, second.

Victorian Junior Four-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time – Not recorded Margins: 6 lengths

1st Mercantile – Bow: H Sorg, 2: P Holzer, 3: B Parmenter, Str: R Dawson, Cox: C Jones, Coach: K McConville

2nd Essendon

3rd Wendouree

4th South Melbourne

Other competing crews:

Monash University

Melbourne University

Bendigo

Torrens

Banks

Power House

Holders – Melbourne University Boat Club. Rowed on Barwon River, Geelong, on the 11th December, 1971. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Mercantile Rowing Club by six lengths from Essendon, with Wendouree third.

Victorian Junior Eight-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 6:47.3 Margins: 1 length

1st Mercantile – Bow: J Briggs, 2: H Sorg, 3: C Williams, 4: P McNamara, 5: P Benjamin, 6: R Dawson, 7: B Parmenter, Str: R Hochstrasser, Cox: C Jones, Coach: K McConville

2nd Melbourne University

3rd Barwon

4th Banks

5th Bendigo

Holders – Melbourne University Boat Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 19th February, 1972. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Mercantile Rowing Club by one length from Melbourne University Rowing Club.

Victorian Country LightweightпїЅFour-Oared Championship

(Distance – Not recorded)

Time – Not recorded

1st Barwon – Bow: K M Chandley, 2: P J Morgan, 3: P A Armitage, Str: A L Hart, Cox: G Hunter

2nd Corio Bay

3rd St Joseph’s

Holders – Barwon Rowing Club. Rowed on the Barwon River, Geelong, on the 18th March, 1972. Won by Barwon Rowing Club from Corio Bay Rowing Club, second.

Victorian Counrty Eight-Oared Championship

(Distance – Not recorded)

Time – Not recorded

1st Barwon – Bow: J F Bateman, 2: P J Morgan, 3: P McHugh, 4: L Ljubanovic, 5: J Murray, 6: K M Chandley, 7: A L Hart, Str: P A Armitage, Cox: G Hunter

2nd Corio Bay

3rd Bell Park

Holders – Barwon Rowing Club. Rowed on the Barwon River, Geelong, on the 18th March, 1972. Won by Barwon Rowing Club. Corio Bay were second, with Bell Park third.

Victorian Country Four-Oared Championship

(Distance – Not recorded)

Time – Not recorded

1st Barwon – Bow: K M Chandley, 2: P J Morgan, 3: A L Hart, Str: P A Armitage, Cox: G Hunter

2nd Corio Bay

Holders – Corio Bay Rowing Club. Rowed on the Barwon River, Geelong, on the 18th March, 1972. Won by Barwon Rowing Club from Corio Bay, second.

Victorian Country Pair-Oared Championship

(Distance – Not recorded)

Time – Not recorded

1st Corio Bay – Bow: J R Sykes, Str: J R Watt, Cox: B Horney

2nd Barwon

3rd Dimboola

Holders – Corio Bay Rowing Club. Rowed on the Barwon River, Geelong, on the 18th March, 1972. Won by Corio Bay from Barwon, second, with Dimboola third.

 

Sources

Victorian Rowing Association, Reports 1942 - 1975.

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