The race returned to the Upper Yarra and a two crew final in October. Wesley College continued its run of six victories with an emphatic 4 length win over Scotch College.
Geelong Grammar finished second in their heat to Wesley by 1 1/4 lengths.
Head of the River
Margin: 4 lengths
1st Wesley College - Bow: F R Du Bourg, 2: C R Laver, 3: C A Niven, 4: C R L Stockwell, 5: A C Batson, 6: Frank Aurley Henry Boynton, 7: D W McKellar, Str: A G Greenham, Str: D W McKellar, Cox: J A Prout, Cch: Charles Donald
2nd Scotch College - Bow: Leonard G McKechnie, 2: Alexander T Ogilvie, 3: Francis P Brown, 4: Darcy D Gray, 5: John A Laing, 6: William J Knox, 7: Robert S Anderson, Str: William H Clowes, Cox: Hugh W F Mitchell, Cch: Alexander B Sloan
Other crews competing included:
Geelong Grammar - Bow: S J Campbell, 2: H S Lyne, 3: H W Whitehead, 4: P B Purves, 5: W R Cumming, 6: J H Linden, 7: T C Ellis, Str: G R Collins, Cox: C S Wragge, Cch: A F Garrard
Melbourne Grammar - Bow: F L Gill, 2: F S F Carse, 3: M H S Bree, 4: Simon Fraser, 5: W F Cumming, 6: F Evans, 7: Harry Ross-Soden, Str: C F F Moore, Cox: R A Cooper
Known heat results:
E1: 1st WC, 2nd GGS, Margin: 1 1/4 lengths