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Australian School Rowing History

1919 NSW AAGPS Head of the River

Sydney Grammar made their hat trick of wins in the Head of the River in this year with a crew stroked bt "Johnny" Wallace, but only just. This was to be one of the closest races ever at these championships with Grammar sneaking home by a mere 2 feet from Riverview.

Sadly two members of the winning crew later died in seperate aviation accidents.

 


Organising Committee

Organising Committee: AAGPS

 


Head of the River

Time: Not known
Margin: 2 feet

1st Sydney Grammar School - Bow: J M Russell, 2: I D Stewart, 3: R E Luowici, 4: G E Moss, 5: W F Stewart, 6: F H Ludowici, 7: F H Moore, Str: A C (Johnny) Wallace, Cox: W E Mason, Cch: W H (Sav) Savigny
2nd St Ignatius College

 


First Four

Time: Not known

1st St Ignatius College - Bow: S Best, 2: G Blackall, 3: D Strelitz, Str: W B Williamson, Cox: H Duff, Cch: Rev L Loughnan

 


Second Four

Time: Not known

1st Sydney Grammar School - 3: L A Palmer
2nd Sydney Church of England Grammar School
3rd St Ignatius College

 

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