Geelong Grammar continues the winning streak, with the second of three victories in a row. This time it is coached by the great Stephen Fairbairn. The race was rowed on the Barwon on 18th and 19th May.
The Geelong crew led from the start and won easily by 3 lengths.
Starter: Mr C Shannon
Umpire: Mr George E Upward
Judge: M H P Douglas
Margin: 3 lengths
1st Geelong Grammar - Bow: R M Williams, 2: C E Bailey, 3: J Parkin, Str: R Turnbull, Cox: E R White, Cch: Stephen Fairbairn
2nd Melbourne Grammar - Bow: F G F Lavender, 2: P H C Shaw, 3: E O Anderson, Str: H A Anderson, Cox: S C Jones, Cch: A S Workman
Other crews competing:
Scotch College - Bow: Cyril V Staples, 2: Alfred F A Selle, 3: George S Strachan, Str: Alfred G Johnson, Cox: John Kirk, Cch: Stephen Morell
Wesley College - Bow: W A McLean, 2: H Osbourne, 3: P J Ferguson, Str: H J W Hughes, Cox: J L Johnson, Cch: E A Derrick
E1: 1st MGS, 2nd SC, Margin: 3 lengths. SC led early but it's bow side fell apart and resulted in an easy win to Melbourne.
E2: 1st GGS, 2nd WC, Margin: 1 length. The poor Wesley steering was cited as the reason for the Wesley loss.
1st Melbourne Grammar