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History of the Queensland GPS Head of the River rowing regatta

The O'Connor Cup

The O'Connor Cup for the 1st VIII was first presented in 1922, but has been backdated to 1918 in all official reports. 

The race was conducted in coxed fours from 1918 to 1954, and then in eights.


 

Year First Second Third Winning Time Venue
1918 Southport Brisbane Grammar Brisbane Boys' College

1919 Brisbane Boys' College Brisbane High Brisbane Grammar

1920 Southport Anglican Church Grammar Brisbane Boys' College

1921 Southport Anglican Church Grammar Brisbane Grammar

1922 Anglican Church Grammar Southport Brisbane Grammar

1923 Southport Brisbane Boys' College Anglican Church Grammar

1924 Brisbane Boys' College Brisbane High Brisbane Grammar

1925 Brisbane High Brisbane Boys' College Southport

1926 Anglican Church Grammar Southport Brisbane Grammar

1927 Brisbane High Southport Brisbane Boys' College

1928 Brisbane High and Brisbane Grammar (tie)
Brisbane Boys' College

1929 Brisbane Grammar Southport Anglican Church Grammar

1930 Southport Brisbane Grammar Anglican Church Grammar

1931 Southport Brisbane Grammar Brisbane Boys' College

1932 Brisbane High Brisbane Boys' College Brisbane Grammar

1933 Southport Brisbane Boys' College Brisbane High

1934 Brisbane Grammar Southport Brisbane High

1935 Brisbane Boys' College Anglican Church Grammar Southport

1936 Anglican Church Grammar Brisbane Grammar Brisbane Boys' College

1937 Brisbane Boys' College Anglican Church Grammar Brisbane Grammar

1938 Brisbane Boys' College Anglican Church Grammar Southport

1939 Anglican Church Grammar Brisbane Boys' College and Brisbane High (tie)


1940 Anglican Church Grammar Brisbane High Brisbane Boys' College

1941 Anglican Church Grammar Brisbane High Brisbane Boys' College

1942 No race, World War II



1943 No race, World War II



1944 No race, World War II



1945 No race, World War II



1946 Brisbane Boys' College Anglican Church Grammar Southport

1947 Brisbane Boys' College Anglican Church Grammar Southport

1948 Brisbane High Southport Anglican Church Grammar

1949 Brisbane Boys' College Anglican Church Grammar Brisbane Grammar

1950 Brisbane Boys' College Brisbane High Brisbane Grammar

1951 Brisbane Boys' College Anglican Church Grammar Brisbane Grammar

1952 Brisbane Boys' College Southport Anglican Church Grammar

1953 Southport Anglican Church Grammar Brisbane Boys' College

1954 Southport Brisbane Grammar Brisbane Boys' College

1955 Brisbane Grammar Southport Anglican Church Grammar

1956 Brisbane Boys' College Southport Brisbane Grammar

1957 Brisbane Boys' College Southport Brisbane Grammar

1958 Southport Gregory Terrace Brisbane Grammar

1959 Southport Gregory Terrace Brisbane Grammar and Brisbane Boys' College (tie)

1960 Brisbane Grammar Southport Anglican Church Grammar

1961 Brisbane Boys' College Anglican Church Grammar Brisbane Grammar

1962 Brisbane Boys' College Brisbane Grammar Anglican Church Grammar

1963 Anglican Church Grammar Brisbane High Gregory Terrace

1964 Brisbane Grammar Southport Brisbane High

1965 Brisbane Boys' College and Brisbane Grammar (tie)
Brisbane High

1966 Brisbane Boys' College Brisbane High Southport

1967 Brisbane Grammar Southport Brisbane High

1968 Brisbane Boys' College Brisbane Grammar Brisbane High

1969 Anglican Church Grammar Brisbane High Brisbane Boys' College

1970 Southport Brisbane High Brisbane Boys' College

1971 Anglican Church Grammar Brisbane Grammar Brisbane High

1972 Brisbane Boys' College Brisbane Grammar Anglican Church Grammar

1973 Anglican Church Grammar Southport Brisbane Boys' College

1974 Brisbane Boys' College Brisbane High Anglican Church Grammar

1975 Anglican Church Grammar Brisbane Grammar Brisbane Boys' College
Lake Kurwongbah
1976 Brisbane Grammar Brisbane High Southport
Lake Kurwongbah
1977 Brisbane Grammar Southport Brisbane High
Hinze Dam
1978 Southport Brisbane High Brisbane Grammar
Hinze Dam
1979 Brisbane Grammar Southport Anglican Church Grammar
Hinze Dam
1980 Brisbane Grammar Anglican Church Grammar Southport
Hinze Dam
1981 Brisbane Grammar Gregory Terrace Brisbane Boys' College
Hinze Dam
1982 Gregory Terrace Brisbane Grammar Brisbane Boys' College
Hinze Dam
1983 No Race


Hinze Dam
1984 Brisbane Grammar Southport Gregory Terrace
Hinze Dam
1985 Southport Brisbane Grammar Gregory Terrace
Hinze Dam
1986 Southport Brisbane Grammar Gregory Terrace
Hinze Dam
1987 Southport Gregory Terrace Brisbane Grammar
Wivenhoe Dam
1988 Brisbane Grammar Gregory Terrace Anglican Church Grammar
Wivenhoe Dam
1989 Southport Brisbane Grammar Brisbane Boys' College
Wivenhoe Dam
1990 Brisbane Boys' College Southport Anglican Church Grammar
Wivenhoe Dam
1991 Southport Brisbane Boys' College Anglican Church Grammar
Wivenhoe Dam
1992 Brisbane Boys' College Anglican Church Grammar Brisbane Grammar
Wivenhoe Dam
1993 Brisbane Boys' College Southport Gregory Terrace
Wivenhoe Dam
1994 Gregory Terrace Brisbane Boys' College Southport 5 min 54 sec Wivenhoe Dam
1995 Brisbane Grammar Gregory Terrace Brisbane Boys' College 5 min 48 sec Wivenhoe Dam
1996 Gregory Terrace Brisbane Grammar Brisbane Boys' College 5 min 54 sec Wivenhoe Dam
1997 Brisbane Grammar Gregory Terrace Brisbane Boys' College 5 min 46 sec Wivenhoe Dam
1998 Anglican Church Grammar Gregory Terrace Brisbane Grammar 5 min 58 sec Wivenhoe Dam
1999 Brisbane Grammar Anglican Church Grammar Southport 5 min 51 sec Wivenhoe Dam
2000 Southport Anglican Church Grammar Brisbane Grammar 5 min 58 sec Wivenhoe Dam
2001 Brisbane Grammar Southport Anglican Church Grammar 5 min 59 sec Wivenhoe Dam
2002 Brisbane Boys' College Brisbane Grammar Nudgee College 5 min 59 sec Wivenhoe Dam
2003 Nudgee College Brisbane Boys' College Brisbane Grammar 6 min 8 sec Wivenhoe Dam
2004 Anglican Church Grammar Brisbane Grammar Southport 5 min 56 sec Wivenhoe Dam
2005 Anglican Church Grammar Southport Gregory Terrace 5 min 15 sec (1.8 km) Wivenhoe Dam
2006 Southport Anglican Church Grammar Nudgee College
Hinze Dam
2007 Brisbane Grammar Gregory Terrace Southport 6 min 21.19 sec Lake Kawana
2008 Gregory Terrace Anglican Church Grammar Nudgee College 6 min 4.99 sec Lake Kawana
2009 Nudgee College Gregory Terrace      
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