Scroll To Top
History of Ballarat Head of the Lake rowing regatta

1924 Ballarat Head of the Lake

The first crews raced for the Woolcott Cup, presented by Mrs J D Woolcott, to be won three times, not necessarily in succession.


1924 Regatta Program Cover

Organising Committee and Officials

Organising Committee: Ballarat Public Schools' Association

Starter: T F Moran

Umpire: Lieutenant Colonel Bennett

Judges: A H Nevett and C H Bunce

Clerk of Scales: I A Moran

Timekeeper: H Marks

 

Head of the Lake

Time: Not known

1st St Patrick's College - Bow: C Showman, 2: G McDonough, 3: W O'Reilly, Str: C Whelan, Cox: H Finnegan

2nd Ballarat Grammar - Bow: C W Crosbie, 2: H A Champion, 3: A D Ronaldson, Str: C K Wright, Cox: J Suffren

3rd Ballarat College - Bow: W A Strickland, 2: I Williamson, 3: W Kilpatrick, Str: J Gray, Cox: J Millhouse

St Patrick's College winning crew

St Patrick's College winning crew

From '100 Years of the Head of the Lake' published by The Courier in 2012


Sources:

  1. From '100 Years of the Head of the Lake' published by The Courier in 2012
  2. 1924 program

< previous 1923

> next 1925

Website by Hope Stewart—Website Design & Management