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Rowing Victoria State Championships

1975 Rowing Victoria State Championships

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Race Results

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Victorian Sculling Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time – Not recorded Margins: 4 lengths

1st P Rowe, Haberfield Rowing Club

2nd J R Sykes, Corio Bay

3rd D B Ramage, Corio Bay

4th R Reddell, Haberfield

5th P Benjamin, Mercantile

6th K Leech, Mercantile

Other competing crews:

W G Magennis, Melbourne University

P McNamara, Nagambie

A McCowan, Albert Park

A Matson, Adelaide University

R McGowan, Ryde

Holder – K. Leach, Mercantile Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 8th/9th February, 1975. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by P. Rowe, Haberfield Rowing Club, by four lengths from J. R. Sykes, Corio Bay, with D. B. Ramage, Corio Bay, third.

Victorian CoxlessпїЅпїЅPair-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 8:15.2 Margins: 3 lengths

1st Haberfield – Bow: R Reddel, Str: R Brown

2nd Banks

3rd Melbourne

Holders – Melbourne University Boat Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 8th/9th February, 1975. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Haberfield Rowing Club by three lengths from Banks with Melbourne third.

Victorian Pair-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:47.5 Margins: 3/4 length

1st Corio Bay – Bow: J R Sykes, Str: D B Ramage, Cox: S Podbury

2nd Adelaide University

3rd Wendouree-Ballarat

4th Banks

5th Haberfield

Holders – Melbourne University Boat Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 8th/9th February, 1975. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Corio Bay Rowing Club by three-quarters of a length from Adelaide University.

Victorian Four-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 6:45.0 Margins: 1/2 length

1st Adelaide/Torrens Composite – Bow: M Hebblewhite, 2: A McDonald, 3: G Duncan, Str: W Dankbaar, Cox: B Parsons, Coach: R F Elleway

2nd Melbourne University Composite No 2

3rd Melbourne University

4th Melbourne University Composite No 1

5th Adelaide University No 2

6th Adelaide University No 1

Holders – Melbourne University Boat Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 8th/9th February, 1975. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Adelaide/Torrens Composite crew by a half length from M.U.B.C. Composite No. 2, second.

Victorian Eight-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres, Norwich Shield)

Time: 6:42.5 Margins: 3/4 length

1st Melbourne University Composite – Bow: D R English, 2: I G Farran, 3: W G Magennis, 4: K P Jelbart, 5: W R Liley, 6: B Romanin, 7: B J Richardson, Str: D W Slessar, Cox: D B England, Coach: P M Guest

2nd Adelaide University

3rd Monash Composite

4th Mercantile

Holders – Adelaide/Torrens Composite crew. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 8th/9th February, 1975. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Melbourne University Composite crew by three-quarters of a length from Adelaide University, second.

Victorian LightweightпїЅSculling Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 8:32.4 Margins: 4 lengths

1st N F Smith, Power House

2nd A Feldt, Hawthorn

3rd L Budge, Power House

Holder - N. F. Smith, Power House Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 8th/9th February, 1975. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by N. F. Smith, Power House, by four lengths from A. Feldt, Hawthorn Rowing Club, second.

Victorian Lightweight Pair-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:59.0 Margins: 2 1/4 lengths

1st Power House – Bow: R Hall, Str: G White, Cox: N Jorgenson, Coach: M Polinelli

2nd Melbourne

3rd Corio Bay

4th Essendon

Holders – Melbourne Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 8th/9th February, 1975. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Power House Rowing Club by two and a quarter lengths from Melbourne, with Corio Bay third, and Essendon fourth.

Victorian Lightweight Four-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 6:43.5 Margins: 3 lengths

1st Melbourne University – Bow: C J Smith, 2: G L Rees, 3: A G Michelmore, Str: T C Johnston, Cox: H T Frederico, Coach: P Philp

2nd Adelaide University No 1

3rd Wendouree-Ballarat

4th Adelaide University No 2

5th Power House

6th Torrens

Holders – Melbourne University Boat Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 8th/9th February, 1975. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Melbourne University Boat Club by three lengths from Adelaide University No. 1, second.

Victorian Lightweight Eight-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 6:19.0 Margins: 3 1/2 lengths

1st Mercantile – Bow: A Guerin, 2: M Owen, 3: I Duthie, 4: R Garrard, 5: A Spriggins, 6: M Kerrin, 7: R Stewart, Str: G Robertson-Smith, Cox: T Ling, Coach: M G Tomanovits

2nd Barwon

3rd Melbourne University/Power House/Monash Composite

Holders – Mercantile Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 8th/9th February, 1975. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Mercantile Rowing Club by three and a half lengths from Barwon Rowing Club, second. 

Victorian Junior Pair-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:53.3 Margins: 5 lengths

1st Barwon – Bow: J Murray, Str: P White, Cox: L Crutch, Coach: P McHugh

2nd Essendon No 1

3rd Banks

4th Power House

5th Essendon No 2

Holders – Footscray City Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 8th/9th February, 1975. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Barwon Rowing Club by five lengths from Essendon No. 1, second. 

Victorian Junior Four-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:02.2 Margins: 3/4 length

1st Wendouree-Ballarat – Bow: P Tippett, 2: G Falla, 3: G Hucker, Str: A McKinley, Cox: R Young, Coach: B Sarah

2nd Essendon

3rd Adelaide University

4th Footscray

5th Barwon

6th Hawthorn

Other competing crews:

Richmond

Mercantile

Nagambie

Corio Bay

Banks

Holders – Monash University Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 8th/9th February, 1975. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Wendouree-Ballarat Rowing Club by three-quarters of a length from Essendon with Adelaide University third.

Victorian Junior Eight-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 6:22.5 Margins: 3/4 length

1st Mercantile – Bow: T H Horkings, 2: T A Cremean, 3: D B Parton, 4: P G Richter, 5: A T Sloan, 6: M Manley, 7: S A Shirrefs, Str: S Webster, Cox: A E Maginn, Coach: P A Cayser

2nd Barwon

3rd Essendon

4th Melbourne University

5th Melbourne/Footscray Composite

6th Corio Bay

Other competing crews:

Carey Grammar

Melbourne Grammar

Hawthorn

Brighton Grammar

Geelong Grammar

Wesley College

Holders – Mercantile Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 10th March, 1975. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Mercantile Rowing Club by three-quarters of a length from Barwon Rowing Club second. 

Victorian Country LightweightпїЅFour-Oared Championship

(Distance – Not recorded)

Time – Not recorded

1st Barwon – Bow: R Gardner, 2: G Leary, 3: G B Murphy, Str: P J Morgan, Cox: J Hart

2nd Corio Bay

Holders – Barwon Rowing Club. Rowed on the Barwon River, Geelong, on the 15th March, 1975. Won by Barwon from Corio Bay. 

Victorian Junior Sculling Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:45.8 Margins: 12 lengths

1st P Benjamin, Mercantile

2nd N Smith, Power House

3rd G Oliver, Nagambie

4th T Poole, Corio Bay

5th L Budge, Power House

Holder – D. B. Ramage, Corio Bay Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 8th/9th February, 1975. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by P. Benjamin, Mercantile Rowing Club, by twelve lengths from N. Smith, Power House, second.

Victorian Youth Four-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:10.6 Margins: 4 lengths

1st Wendouree-Ballarat – Bow: M Cunningham, 2: J Cunningham, 3: P Shorten, Str: A Heys, Cox: A Punshon, Coach: J Heys

2nd Brighton Grammar School No 1

3rd Brighton Grammar School No 2

Holders – Barwon Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 8th/9th February, 1975. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Wendouree-Ballarat Rowing Club by four lengths from Brighton Grammar School No. 1, second. 

Victorian Country Pair-Oared Championship

(Distance – Not recorded)

Time – Not recorded

1st Corio Bay – Bow: J R Sykes, Str: D B Ramage, Cox: S Podbury

2nd Wendouree-Ballarat

3rd Barwon

Holders – Corio Bay Rwoing Club. Rowed on the Barwon River, Geelong, on the 15th March, 1975. Won by Corio Bay Rowing Club from Wendouree-Ballarat, second, with Barwon third.

Victorian Country Four-Oared Championship

(Distance – Not recorded)

Time – Not recorded

1st Wendouree-Ballarat – Bow: R Blanchfield, 2: J Coutts, 3: B Sarah, Str: A McKinley, Cox: G Harrison

2nd Barwon

3rd Warrnambool

Holders – Corio Bay Rowing Club. Rowed on the Barwon River, Geelong, on the 15th March, 1975. Won by Wendouree-Ballarat Rowing Club. Barwon were second with Warrnambool third.

Victorian Country EIght-Oared Championship

(Distance – Not recorded)

Time – Not recorded

1st Barwon вЂ“ Bow: R Box, 2: A Hart, 3: C Warby, 4: H Mussett, 5: P Armitage, 6: K Chandley, 7: R Tomczak, Str: T Prime, Cox: G Hunter

2nd Corio Bay No 1 

3rd Corio Bay No 2

4th Warrnambool

Holders – Barwon Rowing Club. Rowed on the Barwon River, Geelong, on the 15th March, 1975. Won by Barwon Rowing Club from Corio Bay No. 1, second.

 

Sources

Victorian Rowing Association, Reports 1942 - 1975.

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