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Rowing Victoria State Championships

1981 Rowing Victoria State Championships

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Race Results

Victorian Sculling Championship

(Distance – Not recorded)

Time: 7:18.8 Margins: 1 1/2 lengths

1st E Hale, Sydney Rowing Club

2nd B McNaughton, Corio Bay

3rd R Reddel, Haberfield

4th J Stride, Sydney

5th M Doust, Manning River

6th K Olsson, Sydney

Other competing crews:

A Rigby, Melbourne University

R Barnes, Albert Park

P Macarteny, A N U

A McCowan, Albert Park

P Harvey, Buckingham

M Wilson, Haberfield

Holder – N. Manefield, Bendigo Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, 1st February, 1981. Won by E. Hale, Sydney Rowing Club, by one and a half lengths from B. McNaughton, Corio Bay, second.

Victorian Double Sculling Championship

(Distance – Not recorded)

Time: 6:55.0 Margins: 4 lengths

1st Sydney – Bow: K Olsson, Str: J Stride, Coach: R Stride

2nd Sydney/Manning River Composite

3rd Haberfield

4th A N University

5th W A University

Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, 1st February, 1981. Won by Sydney Rowing Club by four lengths from Sydney/Manning River Composite crew, second.

Victorian Coxless Pair-Oared Championship

(Distance – Not recorded)

Time: 7:02.0 Margins: 3/4 length

1st Adelaide University – Bow: T Willoughby, Str: J Bentley

2nd Mosman

3rd Adelaide

4th Mosman/Balmain Composite

5th W A University

6th Glebe

Other competing crews:

Mercantile

Sydney

Wendouree-Ballarat

W A University

Holders – Adelaide University Boat Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, 1st February, 1981. Won by Adelaide University Boat Club by three-quarters of a length from Mosman Rowing Club, second.

Victorian Pair-Oared Championship

(Distance – Not recorded)

Time: 7:55.4 Margins: 3 lengths

1st Australian National Railways – Bow: J Curtis, Str: M Osis, Cox: B Parsons

2nd Wendouree-Ballarat

Holders – Adelaide/Adelaide University Composite Crew. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, 1st February, 1981. Won by Australian National Railways by three lengths from Wendouree-Ballarat Rowing Club, second.

Victorian Coxless Four-Oared Championship

(Distance – Not recorded)

Time: 6:48.5 Row-over

1st Mosman/Balmain/Drummoyne Composite – Bow: G Andrews, 2: S Peruch, 3: M Avakian, Str: D O’Laughlin, Coach: M Morgan

Holders – Sydney Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendoruee, Ballarat, 1st February, 1981. Won by Mosman/Bulmain/Drummoyne Composite Crew. Won on a row-over.

Victorian Four-Oared Championship

(Distance – Not recorded)

Time: 6:43.0 Margins: 1 1/4 lengths

1st Adelaide/Adelaide University Composite – Bow: R Lang, 2: N Winter, 3: T Willoughby, Str: J Bentley, Cox: G Threadgold

2nd Mosman/Balmain Composite

3rd Sydney/Glebe Composite

4th Mercantile No 2

5th Mercantile No 1

6th A N R/Adelaide Composite

Other competing crews:

Barwon/Wendouree-Ballarat Composite

W A University

Holders – Monash University/Melbourne University Composite crew. Rowed on Lake Wendoruee, Ballarat, 1st February, 1981. Won by Adelaide/Adelaide University Composite crew by one and a quarter lengths from Mosman/Balmain Composite crew, second.

Victorian Eight-Oared Championship

(Distance – Not recorded, Norwich Shield)

Time: 6:02.4 Margins: 1 1/4 lengths

1st Sydney – Bow: N Clubb, 2: R Wickenden, 3: C Segaert, 4: A McDonald, 5: J Silverwright, 6: G Clubb, 7: A Brown, Str: I Clubb, Cox: S Dadour, Coach: P Cayzer

2nd Monash University/Melbourne University Composite

3rd Melbourne University

4th Mercantile

5th Banks

6th Sydney/Mosman/Balmain/Drummoyne Composite

7th Perth & Collegians/W A University Composite

Holders – Monash University/Melbourne University/Banks Composite. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, 1st February, 1981. Won by Sydney Rowing Club by one and a quarter lengths from Monash University/Melbourne University Composite, second.

Victorian Lightweight Sculling Championship

(Distance – Not recorded)

Time: 7:24.0 Margins: 1 length

1st P Antonie, Melbourne University

2nd S Wilson, Melbourne University

3rd S Spurling, Melbourne University

4th P Gardiner, Melbourne University

5th S Cook, Mercantile

6th S Callaghan, St George

Other competing crews:

J Burzacott, Wendouree-Ballarat

G Hunt, Murray Bridge

L Bourke, Sydney

V Bollen, Torrens

G Thomas, A N U

P Harvey, Buckingham

R Barnes, Yarra Yarra

J Bowes, Sydney

E Fenn, Rutherglen Lake

I Waite, W A University

Holder – M. Smith, Drummoyne Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, 1st February, 1981. Won by P. Antonie, Melbourne University Boat Club, by one length from S. Wilson, M. U. B. C., second.

Victorian Lightweight Double Sculling Championship

(Distance – Not recorded)

Time: 7:01.5 Margins: 3 lengths

1st Melbourne University – Bow: S Spurling, Str: S Wilson, Coach: R Stewart

2nd Melbourne University No 2

3rd Sydney

4th Mercantile/Melbourne University Composite

5th St George

6th W A University

Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, 1st February, 1981. Won by Melbourne University Boat Club by three lengths from Melbourne University No. 2 crew, second.

Vitorian Lightweight Coxless Pair-Oared Championship

(Distance – Not recorded)

Time: 6:59.4 Margins: 2 lengths

1st Balmain – Bow: G Gardiner, Str: C Hefer

2nd W A University No 1

3rd Melbourne University No 1

4th Melbourne University No 2

5th Mercantile

6th W A University No 3

Other competing crews:

Balmain No 2

Barwon

Drummoyne Nos 1, 2 and 3

Mercantile No 2

Power House Nos 1, 2 and 3

Sydney Nos 1 and 2

Torrens Nos 1 and 2

W A University Nos 2 and 4

Yarra Yarra

Holders – Drummoyne Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, 1st February, 1981. Won by Balmain Rowing Club by two lengths from W. A. University Boat Club, second.

Victorian Lightweight Pair-Oared Championship

(Distance – Not recorded)

Time: 7:58.1 Margins: 1 1/2 lengths

1st Drummoyne – Bow: A Eskdale, Str: J Webb, Cox: G Corbett, Coach: P Stroud

2nd Banks

3rd Power House

Holders – Drummoyne Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, 1st February, 1981. Won by Drummoyne Rowing Club by one and a half lengths from Banks Rowing Club, second. 

Vitorian Lightweight Coxless Four-Oared Championship

(Distance – Not recorded, D. S. Stirling Trophy)

Time: 6:26.6 Margins: 3/4 length

1st W A University – Bow: I Clairs, 2: D Curry, 3: W Simmons, Str: C Curry

2nd Balmain

3rd Melbourne University

4th Drummoyne

5th W A University No 2

6th Mercantile

Other competing crews:

Torrens

Sydney

Power House

Holders – Drummoyne Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, 1st February, 1981. Won by W. A. University Boat Club by half a metre from Balmain with Melbourne University Boat Club third.

Victorian Lightweight Four-Oared Championship

(Distance – Not recorded)

Time: 6:54.6 Margins: 3/4 length

1st Power House – Bow: P Morgan, 2: L Budge, 3: P Crameri, Str: L Cumper, Cox: S Cumper, Coach: C Barton

2nd Mercantile

3rd Drummoyne

4th Power House No 2

Holders – Drummoyne Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, 1st February, 1981. Won by Power House Rowing Club by three-quarters of a length from Mercantile Rowing Club, second. 

Victorian Lightweight Eight-Oared Championship

(Distance – Not recorded)

Time: 6:13.2 Margins: 2 1/2 lengths

1st W A University – Bow: G Xouris, 2: J Fischer, 3: R Lagdon, 4: N Kempton, 5: D Curry, 6: I Clairs, 7: W Simmons, Str: C Curry, Cox: S Annear

2nd Mercantile

3rd Drummoyne

Holders – Melbourne University Boat Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, 1st February, 1981. Won by W. A. University Boat Club by two and a half lengths from Mercantile Rowing Club, second. 

Victorian Junior Sculling Championship

(Distance – Not recorded)

Time: 7:32.0 Margins: 3 1/2 lengths

1st B McNaughton, Corio Bay

2nd M Doust, Manning River

3rd R Barnes, Yarra Yarra

4th S Cook, Mercantile

5th J Burzacott, Wendouree-Ballarat

6th G Hunt, Murray Bridge

Other competing crews:

I Hunt, Murray Bridge

E Fenn, Rutherglen Lake

T Gilbanks, W A University

A Herold, Banks

P Macartney, A N U

C Mallon, W A University

Holders – N. Manefield, Bendigo Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendoruee, Ballarat, 1st February, 1981. Won by B. McNaughton, Corio Bay Rowing Club, by three and a half lengths from M. Doust, Manning River, second.

Victorian Junior Pair-Oared Championship

(Distance – Not recorded)

Time: 7:41.8 Margins: 3 1/2 lengths

1st W A University – Bow: J Jones, Str: R Oakley, Cox: S Annear, Coach: P Shakespear

2nd Adelaide

3rd Footscray City

4th Essendon

5th Yarra Yarra

6th Australian National Railways

Other competing crews:

Banks

Barwon

Hawthorn

Power House No 1

Power House No 2

Yarra Yarra No 2

Holders – Banks Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, 1st February, 1981. Won by W. A. University Boat Club by three and a half lengths from Adelaide Rowing Club, second.

Victorian Junior Four-Oared Championship

(Distance – Not recorded)

Time: 6:52.5 Margins: 1 3/4 lengths

1st Barwon/Wendouree-Ballarat Composite – Bow: R O Tomczak, 2: A Cleary, 3: R Kvant, Str: G Gullock, Cox: G Konig, Coach: L Gladman

2nd Mercantile

3rd A N R/Adelaide Composite

4th Power House

5th Barwon

6th Perth & Collegians

Other competing crews:

Corio Bay

Yarra Yarra

Holders – Corio Bay Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, 1st February, 1981. Won by Barwon/Wendouree-Ballarat Rowing Club by one and three-quarter lengths from Mercantile Rowing Club, second. 

Victorian Junior Eight-Oared Championship

(Distance – Not recorded)

Time – Not recorded Margins: 1 3/4 lengths

1st Mercantile – Bow: D Pincus, 2: J Lawrence, 3: A MacDonald, 4: J Sabljak, 5: D Watson, 6: S Moreton, 7: C Hall, Str: I Belot, Cox: M Sim, Coach: P Philp

2nd Corio Bay

3rd Banks

4th Melbourne University

5th Geelong College

6th Wesley College

Other competing crews:

Geelong Grammar

Christian Brothers College

Melbourne Grammar

Brighton Grammar

Hawthorn

Holders – Mosman Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, 1st February, 1981. Won by Mercantile Rowing Club, by one and three-quarter lengths from Corio Bay Rowing Club, second. No time was taken. 

Victorian Youth Sculling Championship

(Distance – Not recorded)

Time: 7:55.0 Margins: 5 lengths

1st T Lovrich, Perth & Collegians

2nd A Herold, Banks

3rd S O’Brien, Ballarat City

4th I Hunt, Murray Bridge

Holder – G. Hunt, Murray Bridge Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, 1st February, 1981. Won by T. Lovrich, Perth & Collegians Rowing Club, by five lengths from A. Herold, Banks Rowing Club, second.

Vitorian Youth Coxless Pair-Oared Championship

(Distance – Not recorded)

Time – Not recorded Margins: 9 lengths

1st Melbourne University – Bow: T Inglis, Str: M Keeley

2nd Banks

Holders – Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, 9th March, 1981. Won by Melbourne University Boat Club by nine lengths from Banks Rowing Club, second. No time was taken.

Victorian Youth Four-Oared Championship

(Distance – Not recorded)

Time – Not recorded Margins: 2 1/2 lengths

1st Mercantile – Bow: I Maclean, 2: D Mollison, 3: G Pechan, Str: J Joyce, Cox: R Wilson, Coach: B Richardson

2nd Banks

3rd Mercantile No 2

4th Corio Bay

Holders – Mercantile Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, 9th March, 1981. Won by Mercantile Rowing Club by two and a half lengths from Banks Rowing Club, second. No time was taken.

Victorian Youth Eight-Oared Championship

Holders – Melbourne University Boat Club. Due to the inclusion on an ineligible crew this was a non-event.

Victorian Schoolboy Four-Oared Championship

(Distance – Not recorded)

Time – Not recorded Margins: 3 1/2 lengths

1st Ballarat & Clarendon College – Bow: R Titheridge, 2: A Peele, 3: M Beanland, Str: S Chapman, Cox: J Hucker, Coach: A McKinley

2nd Brighton Grammar No 1

3rd Brighton Grammar No 2

4th St Patrick’s College

5th Ballarat Grammar No 1

6th Ballarat Grammar No 2

Holders – Ballarat & Queens Grammar School. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, 9th March, 1981. Won by Ballarat & Clarendon College by three and a half lengths from Brigthon Grammar No. 1, second. No time was taken.

Victorian Schoolboy Eight-Oared Championship

(Distance – Not recorded)

Time – Not recorded Margins: 1 length

1st Geelong College – Bow: S Golding, 2: A Scott, 3: B Gorell, 4: P Gorell, 5: A Edgar, 6: J Hale, 7: J Parker, Str: K Baillie, Cox: S Pearce, Coach: J Sykes

2nd Brighton Grammar

3rd Wesley College

4th Melbourne Grammar

Other competing crews:

Geelong Grammar

Caulfield Grammar

Christian Brothers College (SA)

Carey Grammar

Scotch College

Xavier College

Holders – Melbourne Grammar School. Rowed on Barwon River, Geelong, 7th March, 1981. Won by Geelong College by one length from Brighton Grammar School, second. No time was taken.

Victorian Country Sculling Championship

(Distance – Not recorded)

Time – Not recorded Margins: 5 lengths

1st G Gullock, Wendouree-Ballarat

2nd B McNaughton, Corio Bay

3rd J Burzacott, Wendouree-Ballarat

4th D Cochrane, Bendigo

5th S O’Brien, Ballarat City

6th G Ruby, Barwon

Holder – G. Gullock, Wendouree-Ballarat Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, 15th March, 1981. Won by G. Gullock, Wendouree-Ballarat Rowing Club, by five lengths from B. McNaughton, Corio Bay, second.

Victorian Country Pair-Oared Championship

(Distance – Not recorded)

Time – Not recorded Margins: 2 lengths

1st Barwon – Bow: R Kvant, Str: A Cleary, Cox: P Sheahan, Coach: L Gladman

2nd Ballarat City

3rd Corio Bay No 1

4th Corio Bay No 3

5th Corio Bay No 2

Holders – Wendouree-Ballarat Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, 15th March, 1981. Won by Barwon Rowing Club by two lengths from Ballarat City Rowing Club, second.

Victorian Country Four-Oared Championship

(Distance – Not recorded)

Time – Not recorded Margins: 2 lengths

1st Barwon – Bow: R O Tomczak, 2: A Cleary, 3: R Kvant, Str: R I Tomczak, Cox: G Konig, Coach: L Gladman

2nd Corio Bay

Holders – Barwon Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, 15th March, 1981. Won by Barwon Rowing Club by two lengths from Corio Bay Rowing Club, second.

Victorian Country Eight-Oared Championship

(Distance – Not recorded)

Time – Not recorded Margins: 1/2 length

1st Corio Bay – Bow: A Robb, 2: T Killeen, 3: R Kemp, 4: R Klupacs, 5: S Parker, 6: Y Ocasic, 7: J Killeen, Str: G Earl, Cox: S Corbett

2nd Barwon

Holders – Barwon Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, 15th March, 1981. Won by Corio Bay Rowing Club by half a length from Barwon Rowing Club, second.

Victorian Country Lightweight Four-Oared Championship

(Distance – Not recorded)

Time – Not recorded Margins: 1/2 length

1st Barwon – Bow: T Purcell, 2: B Digby, 3: W Digby, Str: R Gardner, Cox: P Sheahan, Coach: R Himmler

2nd Corio Bay No 1

3rd Corio Bay No 2

Holders – Barwon Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, 15th March, 1981. Won by Barwon Rowing Club by half a length from Corio Bay No. 1 crew, second.

 

Sources

Victorian Rowing Association, Reports 1976 - 1987.

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