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History of the Queensland GPS Head of the River rowing regatta

1981 QLD GPS Head of the River

The 59th boys Head of the River was conducted on Saturday 4th April 1981 at Hinze Dam, Queensland.

 

Organising Committee

Great Public Schools Association 


Open First Eight

The O'Connor Cup

Distance: 2000 Metres 

1st Brisbane Grammar School - Bow: S.C. Napier, 2: P.J. Thompson, 3: C.W. Boucher, 4: A.M. Baker, 5: A.W. Percival, 6: B.J. Spencer, 7: R.W. Wilson, Str: A.W. Burke, Cox: G.A. Chessells, Coach: A. Bromiley 

2nd Gregory Terrace

3rd Brisbane Boys' College

Other Competing Crews:

6th Anglican Church Grammar School - Bow: W. A. Remington, 2: G. M. Wilson, 3: B. J. Makepeace, 4: A. R. Dickson, 5: R. H. Gillies, 6: M. H. Richardson, 7: G. A. Webber, Str: C. A. Perkins, Cox: B. A. Viner, Coach: D. James

William A. Remington, the Bow seat in 1981 Anglican Church Grammar School First VIII, represented Queensland in the King's Cup in 1985 and 1986 as well as in the 1983 Noel F. Wilkinson Youth Eight Trophy.


Open Second Eight

Distance: 2000 Metres

1st Southport School

2nd Brisbane Grammar School

3rd Anglican Church Grammar School


Open First Four

Distance: 1000 Metres

1st Brisbane Boys' College

2nd Anglican Church Grammar School

3rd The Southport School


Open Second Four

Distance: 1000 Metres

1st Brisbane Grammar School

2nd Anglican Church Grammar School

3rd Brisbane Boys' College


Open Third Four

Distance: 1000 Metres

1st Brisbane Grammar School

2nd The Southport School 

3rd Brisbane State High School


Open Fourth Four

Distance: 1000 Metres

1st The Southport School

2nd Brisbane Grammar School

3rd Brisbane Boys' College


Under 16 First Eight

Distance: 1500 Metres

1st The Southport School

2nd Brisbane Grammar School 

3rd Brisbane Boys' College


Under 16 First Four

Distance: 1000 Metres

1st Anglican Church Grammar School 

2nd Brisbane Grammar School 

3rd The Southport School 


Under 16 Second Four

Distance: 1000 Metres

1st St. Joseph's College, Gregory Terrace

2nd Brisbane Grammar School 

3rd The Southport School 


Under 16 Third Four

Distance: 1000 Metres

1st Brisbane State High School

2nd Brisbane Boys' College

3rd Brisbane Grammar School


Under 16 Fourth Four

Distance: 1000 Metres

1st Brisbane Grammar School & Anglican Church Grammar School 

3rd The Southport School


Under 15 First Four

Distance: 1000 Metres

1st Brisbane Boys' College

2nd St. Joseph's College, Gregory Terrace

3rd Brisbane Grammar School


Under 15 Second Four

Distance: 1000 Metres

1st Brisbane Boys' College

2nd Brisbane State High School

3rd The Southport School


Under 15 Third Four

Distance: 1000 Metres

1st The Southport School

2nd Brisbane Boys' College

3rd Anglican Church Grammar School


Under 15 Fourth Four

Distance: 1000 Metres

1st Brisbane Grammar School

2nd Brisbane Boys' College

3rd St. Joseph's College, Gregory Terrace 


Sources

Queensland Rowing 1880-1995 by Jack Pritchard, published by Rowing Queensland

Pages 45-52, Churchie Rowing by Peter Jell, Published by Anglican Church Grammar School

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