1899 NSW AAGPS Head of the River
The complete turnaround occurred with St Ignatius' College winning their first Head of the River. The St Ignatius crew was the oldest and heaviest of the crews and managed to win regardless of poor steering by their coxswain. The Grammar crew was washed off heavily by a passing steamer.
St Ignatius used a new four for this race to match their opponents.
Starter: Not known
Umpire: Quarton L Deloitte
Judge: Not known
Time: Not known
1st St Ignatius' College (Riverview) - Bow: William McGuren, 2: Thos H Carlton, 3: Michael Gleeson, Str: Daniel O'Sullivan,
Cox: Sydney M Hogan, Cch: Dr P J Kelly
2nd Sydney Grammar School - Str: D C Close
3rd Sydney Church of England Grammar School (Shore) - Str: F W Clarke