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History of AAGPS Head of the River Rowing Regatta

1993 NSW AAGPS Head of the River

Kings rule again in Head Of The River (Sydney Morning Herald, 04 Apr 1993)

The Kings School eight caused an upset when they beat Newington to win the GPS Head of the River on the Nepean River at Penrith yesterday. After a lengthy delay before the start to replace a fin on Newington’s boat, Kings edged out the favourites by 3.27secs.

St. Joseph’s were another 6.12secs behind in third place, with Grammar fourth. Kings clocked 7m24.07s for the 2400m after Newington had led by a boat length with one kilometre remaining.

The win was a triumph for Kings’ coach and dual Olympic Islay Lee, who foiled Newington’s bid for a record-equaling fifth straight win. Lee, who represented at the Montreal and Moscow Games, was trained by Newington coach and Mexico silver medallist Michael Morgan.

“The quiet guys got there,” said Lee, in reference to Newington’s highly publicized buildup for their record-equaling assault on Kings’ five successive wins in the early 80s.

 

Senior 1st Eight

Major Rennie Trophy

7:24.07

3.27s

6.12s

1st           The King’s School – Bow: R. Mitchell, 2: G. Mutton, 3: B. Moore, 4: A. Killen, 5: N. Motteram, 6: M. Hudson, 7: G. Stellmacher, Str: A. Gordon, Cox: A. Mitchelhill, Cch: I. Lee, K. St Heaps

2nd          Newington – Bow: A. Pulsford, 2: B. Nelson, 3: S. King, 4: L. Rostron, 5: C. Fear, 6: A. De Saxe, 7: C. Turner, Str: M. Long, Cox: S. Beattie, Cch: M. Morgan, R. Buntine

3rd          St. Joseph’s College – Bow: B. Yates, 2: N. Gordon, 3: R. Gilmour, 4: L. Brooke, 5: C. Branch, 6: M. O’Callaghan, 7: J. Pitchthall, Str: B. Wilder, Cox: C. Colquhoun, Cch: R. Quinn, A. MacDonald

4th          Sydney Grammar – Bow: S. Mower, 2: S. Pennington, 3: A. Mower, 4: D. Workman, 5: D. Johnson, 6: S. Moore, 7: J. Frecklington, Str: M. Souter, Cox: M. Silverton, Cch: A. Randell

5th          SCEGS

6th          Sydney High

7th          St. Ignatius’ College

8th          Scots College


Senior 2nd Eight

7:35.41

6.83s

12.24s

1st           Newington

2nd          The King’s School

3rd          Sydney Grammar

4th          St. Joseph’s College

5th          SCEGS

6th          Sydney High

7th          St. Ignatius’ College

8th          Scots College


Senior 1st Four

Yaralla Cup

5:28.34

0.57s

10.69s

1st           SCEGS

2nd          Newington

3rd          The King’s School

4th          St. Ignatius’ College

5th          Sydney Grammar

6th          St. Joseph’s College

7th          Sydney High

8th          Scots College


Senior 2nd Four

5:38.56

9.35s

0.75s

1st           Newington

2nd          The King’s School

3rd          SCEGS

4th          St. Joseph’s College

5th          Sydney Grammar

6th          St. Ignatius’ College

7th          Scots College

8th          Sydney High


Senior 3rd Four

5:40.08

2.40s

2.14s

1st           Newington

2nd          St. Joseph’s College

3rd          Sydney Grammar

4th          SCEGS

5th          St. Ignatius’ College

6th          Scots College

7th          The King’s School

8th          Sydney High


Senior 4th Four

5:41.19

5.15s

3.14s

1st           The King’s School

2nd          St. Joseph’s College

3rd          Sydney Grammar

4th          Newington

5th          Scots College

6th          St. Ignatius’ College

7th          SCEGS

8th          Sydney High

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