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Australian School Rowing History

1927 NSW AAGPS Head of the River

There are no other schools who take a hat trick in their first three years of joining the competition. Sydney High School did this under George Hancock.

Hancock joined Allan Ramsay of Shore and W H Savigny of Grammar in coaching the hat trick.

The race was very interesting as High was last until Breakfast Point but went onto win by 3/4 length in an irresistible finish.

 


Organising Committee and Officials

Organising Committee: AAGPS

 


Head of the River

Time: Not known
Margins: 3/4 length and one canvas

1st Sydney High School - Bow: R M Cook, 2: E P Fielder, 3: C E H Rubie, 4: D A Robinson, 5: D J Duffy, 6: L W Hepper, 7: R G Walker, Str: A W J Watts, Cox: A W McKibbin, Cch: George Hancock
2nd Sydney Grammar School
3rd The King's School

 


First Four

Time: Not known

1st Newington College

 


Second Four

Time: Not known

Results not known

 

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