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History of the Queensland GPS Head of the River rowing regatta

1983 QLD GPS Head of the River

The 61st boys Head of the River was conducted on 26th March 1983 on Saturday 26th March 1983 at Hinze Dam, Queensland. 

 

Organising Committee:

Great Public Schools Association 


Open First Eight

The O'Connor Cup

Distance: 2000 Metres

After a protest and an appeal - declared "NO RACE"


Open Second Eight

Distance: 2000 Metres

1st The Southport School

2nd Brisbane Grammar School

3rd Brisbane Boys' College

4th Anglican Church Grammar School - Bow: P. J. Stevens, 2: D. R. Cool, 3: S. Waddington, 4: A. J. Wilson, 5: P. J. Oxenford, 6: N. J. Appleton, 7: A. A. Richards, Str: T. G. Meyer, Cox: R. C. Mort, Coach: G. Amezdroz 

Peter J. Oxenford, the five seat in the 1983 Anglican Church Grammar Second Eight, represented Queensland in the 1985 Noel F, Wilkinson Youth Interstate Eight Championship. 


Open First Four

Distance: 1000 Metres

1st The Southport School

2nd Brisbane Grammar School

3rd Brisbane Boys' College


Open Second Four

Distance: 1000 Metres

1st Brisbane Grammar School

2nd The Southport School

3rd Brisbane Boys' College


Open Third Four

Distance: 1000 Metres

1st Brisbane Boys' College

2nd The Southport School

3rd St. Joseph's College, Gregory Terrace 


Open Fourth Four

Distance: 1000 Metres

1st Brisbane Boys' College

2nd Brisbane Grammar School

3rd Brisbane State High School


Under 16 First Eight

Distance: 1500 Metres

1st The Southport School

2nd Brisbane Boys' College

3rd Brisbane State High School 


Under 16 First Four

Distance: 1000 Metres

1st The Southport School

2nd Anglican Church Grammar School

3rd Brisbane Grammar School


Under 16 Second Four

Distance: 1000 Metres

1st Brisbane Boys' College

2nd The Southport School

3rd Brisbane Grammar School


Under 16 Third Four

Distance: 1000 Metres

1st Brisbane Boys' College

2nd Anglican Church Grammar School

3rd The Southport School


Under 16 Fourth Four

Distance: 1000 Metres

1st The Southport School 

2nd Anglican Church Grammar School 

3rd Brisbane Boys' College 


Under 15 First Four

Distance: 1000 Metres

1st The Southport School

2nd Brisbane Boys' College

3rd Brisbane Grammar School


Under 15 Second Four

Distance: 1000 Metres

1st Brisbane Grammar School

2nd The Southport School

3rd Brisbane Boys' College



Under 15 Third Four

Distance: 1000 Metres

1st Brisbane State High School

2nd Brisbane Grammar School

3rd The Southport School


Under 15 Fourth Four

Distance: 1000 Metres

1st Brisbane Grammar School 

2nd Anglican Church Grammar School

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

Pages 68-98, Churchie Rowing by Peter Jell, Published by Anglican Church Grammar School

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