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Rowing Victoria State Championships

1973 Rowing Victoria State Championships

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Race Results

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Victorian Sculling Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 8:29.4 Margins: 4 lengths

1st E O Hale, Lindisfarne (TAS)

2nd J R Sykes, Corio Bay

3rd K Leach, Mercantile

4th S Spurling, Reeconian

5th R Garrard, Mercantile

Other competing crews:

J McKeand, Monash University

N Smith, Power House

J J Bennett, Banks

A McCowan, Albert Park

Holder – K. Leach, Mercantile Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 11th/12th March, 1973. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by E. O. Hale, Lindisfarne Rowing Club, by four lengths from J. R. Sykes, Corio Bay Rowing Club, second.

Victorian CoxlessпїЅпїЅPair-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 8:26.0 Margins: 1 1/2 lengths

1st Banks – Bow: G Hardie, Str: R Cusworth, Coach: K Cusworth

2nd Torrens

Mercantile DNF

Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 11th/12th March, 1973. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Banks Rowing Club by one and a half lengths from Torrens. Mercantile did not finish.

Victorian Pair-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 8:24.5 Margins: 4 lengths

1st Melbourne University – Bow: W R Liley, Str: D W Slessor, Cox: V Ronai, Coach: W R Stokes

2nd Corio Bay

3rd Torrens

4th Mercantile No 1

5th Monash University No 1

Other competing crews:

Melbourne University No 2

Adelaide University

Monash University No 2

Mercantile No 2

Holders – Barwon Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 9th/10th December, 1972. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Melbourne University Boat Club by four lengths from Corio Bay Rowing Club, second.

Victorian Four-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:00.2 Margins: 1 1/2 lengths

1st Sydney вЂ“ Bow: R Curtin, 2: R Paver, 3: M Morgan, Str: B Curtin, Cox: J Leeming

2nd Monash University

3rd Mercantile

4th Adelaide University

5th Melbourne University

6th Torrens

Holders – Monash University/Yarra Yarra Composite. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 9th/10th December, 1972. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Sydney Rowing Club by one and one-half lengths from Monash University, second. 

Victorian Eight-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres, Norwich Shield)

Time: 6:37.1 Margins: 1 foot

1st Monash University – Bow: G W Green, 2: M J Slee, 3: J E Bourke, 4: S B Jelbart, 5: D B Bishop, 6: W J Baillieu, 7: T A L Stokes, Str: K P Jelbart, Cox: A J Hancock, Coach: J Marshall

2nd Mercantile

3rd Adelaide University

4th Melbourne University

5th Lindisfarne

Holders – Sydney Composite. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 11th/12th March, 1973. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Monash University by one foot from Mercantile Rowing Club, second. 

Victorian LightweightпїЅSculling Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time – Not recorded Margins: 5 lengths

1st N F Smith, Power House

2nd K Sparling, Corio Bay

Other competing crews:

M Spencer, Melbourne Unviversity

J Ward, Rutherglen Lake

Holder – J. R. Sykes, Corio Bay Rowing Club. Rowed on Upper Yarra course on the 29th January, 1973. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by N. F. Smith, Power House Rowing Club, by five lengths from K. Sparling, Corio Bay.

Victorian Lightweight Pair-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time – Not recorded Margins: 1 1/4 lengths

1st South Melbourne – Bow: K Tyrell, Str: C Barton, Cox: M Coe

2nd Barwon No 2

3rd Corio Bay

Other competing crews:

Barwon No 1

Footscray City No 1

Footscray City No 2

Melbourne

Holders – Footscray City Rowing Club. Rowed on the Upper Yarra course on the 29th January, 1973. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by South Melbourne Rowing Club by one and one-quarter lengths from Barwon No. 2, with Corio Bay third. 

Victorian Lightweight Four-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:38.9 Margins: 3 lengths

1st Melbourne University – Bow: A G Michelmore, 2: G L Rees, 3: C D Low, Str: A G McKinley, Cox: R W England, Coach: P Philp

2nd Corio Bay (Dead-heat)

2nd Torrens (Dead-heat) 

4th Barwon

5th Mercantile

Other competing crews:

Reeconian

St Joseph’s College

Melbourne

Footscray City

Holders – Barwon Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 11th/12th March, 1973. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Melbourne University Boat Club by three lengths from Corio Bay and Torrens, who dead-heated. 

Victorian Lightweight Eight-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 6:31.5 Margins: 1 length

1st Melbourne University – Bow: C D Low, 2: P H Nicholson, 3: A G Michelmore, 4: M A Fedderson, 5: G L Rees, 6: F W Rickards, 7: A G McKinley, Str: T C Johnston, Cox: D B England, Coach: P Philp

2nd Mercantile

3rd Murray Bridge

4th Melbourne/South Melbourne Composite

5th Torrens

Holders – Melbourne University Boat Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 9th/10th December, 1972. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Melbourne University Boat Club by one length from Mercantile Rowing Club, with Murray Bridge third.

Victorian Junior Pair-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time – Not recorded Margins: 4 1/2 lengths

1st Melbourne – Bow: J F Fitzgerald, Str: R W Young, Cox: S McCabe

2nd Power House

Other competing crews:

Essendon No 1

Essendon No 2

Melbourne No 2

Melbourne University

Barwon

Holders – Barwon Rowing Club. Rowed on Upper Yarra course, January 29th, 1973. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Melbourne Rowing Club by four and a half lengths from Power House, second.

Victorian Junior Four-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:34.6 Margins: 3 lengths

1st Mercantile – Bow: J A Keeran, 2: C L Williams, 3: R D Stewart, Str: M R Faulkner, Cox: T Ling, Coach: P Guest

2nd Banks

3rd Wendouree

4th Melbourne University

5th Adelaide University

Other competing crews:

St Joseph’s College

Essendon

Albert Park

Wentworth

Footscray City

Power House

Corio Bay

Holders – Mercantile Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 9th/10th December, 1972. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Mercantile Rowing Club by three lengths from Banks Rowing Club, second.

Victorian Junior Eight-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 6:56.5 Margins: 3 feet

1st Banks – Bow: M Dougall, 2: D Dunn, 3: M Wood, 4: M Coldham, 5: M Ross, 6: A Watson, 7: P Cusworth, Str: M Wishart, Cox: L Holland, Coach: A N Jacobsen

2nd Power House

3rd Mercantile

4th Xavier College

5th Reeconian

Other competing crews:

Scotch College

Melbourne Grammar

Monash University

Wendouree

Melbourne University

Brighton Grammar

Ormond College

Geelong Grammar

Holders – Mercantile Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 11th/12th March, 1973. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Banks Rowing Club by three feet from Power House, second.

Victorian Country LightweightпїЅFour-Oared Championship

(Distance – Not recorded)

Time – Not recorded

1st Barwon – Bow: C Hall, 2: G Marchant, 3: R Tomczak, Str: H Mussett, Cox: J Hart

2nd Corio Bay

Holders – Barwon Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 7th April, 1973. Won by Barwon Rowing Club from Corio Bay Rowing Club.

Victorian Country Pair-Oared Championhsip

(Distance – Not recorded)

Time – Not recorded

1st Barwon – Bow: L Ljubanovic, Str: C Rawson, Cox: G Hunter

2nd Wendouree

3rd Corio Bay

Holders – Corio Bay Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 7th April, 1973. Won by Barwon Rowing Club. Wendouree were second with Corio Bay third.

Victorian Country Four-Oared Championship

(Distance – Not recorded)

Time – Not recorded

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

2nd Warrnambool

3rd Wendouree

4th Corio Bay

Holders – Barwon Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 7th April, 1973. Won by Barwon Rowing Club from Warrnambool, second.

Victorian Country Eight-Oared Championship

(Distance – Not recorded)

Time – Not recorded

1st Barwon – Bow: A Hart, 2: L Strahle, 3: T Tomczak, 4: C Rawson, 5: K Chandley, 6: L Ljubanovic, 7: J Murray, Str: P Armitage, Cox: W Digby

2nd Wendouree

3rd Corio Bay

4th Warrnambool

Holders – Barwon Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 7th April, 1973. Won by Barwon Rowing Club from Wendouree, second.

 

Sources

Victorian Rowing Association, Reports 1942 - 1975.

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