1957 Australian University Championships— Derwent River Hobart TAS
The Championships returneds to Tasmania on 7th June 1957 and the Melbourne University success continued for the eighth successive year. Seven universities again competed.
A sculling championship was again conducted.
1st University of Western Australia - Barry Ninham
2nd Sydney University - Lionel P Robberds
Time: 15 mins 31 secs
2 lengths & 4 lengths
1st Melbourne University - Bow: Jon R Goodsall, 2: Colin McDonald, 3: Peter Gillon, 4: Phillip A V Roff, 5: Michael "Taffy" Jones. 6: E Michael Hilditch, 7: David Jones, Str: J M "Kim" Jelbart, Cox: Peter H Manger, Cch: G Harvey Nicholson
2nd University of Queensland - Str: L G Andrews
3rd University of Western Australia - Bow: Roderic Hollingsworth 2: Richard Paramor, 3: Michael Palandri, 4: B Thompson, 5: B Purser, 6: Neil Marsh, 7: Rory Argyle, Str: Alan Bird Cox: H Knox Cch; Dr Gordon Barratt-Hill.
4th Sydney University - Bow: J M Burgess, 2: C P Jefferson, 3: Bruce D Shepherd, 4: A S Bishop, 5: E Christopher Spark, 6: Edward J Rowland, 7: A R Murray, Str Damien G Goode, Cox: Lionel P Robberds, Cch: H Mervyn Perry
5th Adelaide University - Bow: John Hanrahan, 2: Gerald Anthony Ryan, 3: Geoff D Burfield, 4: Geoffrey Graham Northcote, 5: Kenneth Matthew John Tiller, 6: Timothy George Calvert Murrell, 7: D Sam Humble, Str: Peter S Humble, Cox: Richard Wyndham Watson, Cch: Claude S Coogan
6th University of Tasmania - Str: Patrick John Sullivan
7th NSW University of Technology- Str: Allan W Grundy