1962 Interstate Championships
Men's: 24 Mar 1962, Lake Wendouree VIC
Women's: 29 Apr 1962, Albert Park Lake VIC
The Men's Interstate Chapionships were raced with heats, repechages and finals.
Index to Results
Organising Committee & Officials
Organising Committee: M S Williams (Chairman), R R Aitken, G H Taylor, A T Trahar, N F Wilkinson & N W Cairnes
Starters: Jack J Donald, F Roberts, Robert Duncan & Vic Sharp
Umpires: William Morrison, E Elliot, David Boykett
Judges: Alec McLeish, J Barnett, T Cotton, F Findlay
Timekeepers: F Peters & A Martin
74th Men's Interstate Eight-Oared Championship–The King's Cup
1st VIC - Bow: Ian E Douglas, 2: Charles J Lehman, 3: Duchan Stankovich, 4: Graeme McCall, 5: Martin Tomanovits, 6: Terry R Davies, 7: Paul Guest, Str: W Neville Howell, Cox: G J Norton, Coach: Alan N Jacobsen, Emerg: Simon Newcomb & Brian J Vear, Manager: W Ray B Todd, Selectors: Dr Lloyd S Williams, Ron J March & coach.
2nd WA - Bow: Milton A Francis, 2: Frank J Lowry, 3: Ross Moffat, 4: Alan Hall, 5: Roger C Liggins, 6: Berry H Durston, 7: Ron W N Hardy, Str: John E Negus, Cox: Terrence J Scook, Emerg: Reg J Clairs, Cch: Ken D Grant, Mgr: Robert C Hemery
3rd TAS - Bow: Chris Gourlay, 2: Kevin Spicer, 3: John Blake, 4: Reg Free, 5: Don Rule, 6: Chris Alcock, 7: Ray Trousselot, Str: Ian Edwards, Cox: David Rattray-Smith, Emergs: Brian Hughes & Ross Gregory, Cch: John Verney
4th NSW - Bow: Michael W Lowrey, 2: Gary S Herford, 3: John A Campbell, 4: Stewart L Derwin, 5: Alf W Duval, 6: Neil C Smith, 7: Graeme K (Mick) Allan, Str: James A Goulding, Cox: Ken C Lloyd, Emergs: Stuart E Agnew & Don S Brewer, Cch: Phil Cayzer, Mgr: Alf Duval
SA - Bow: Derek Sweetman, 2: Ian Russell, 3: Lindsay Southcott, 4: David B Bishop, 5: R Cornelius, 6: R Cheeseman, 7: John H Jarvis, Str: Robert Russell, Cox: Vaughan Bollen, Emergs: Tom P McCormick & D Vincent, Cch: John "Jack" A Hill
QLD - Bow: Graham Angus, 2: Roy Hinchy, 3: James Love, 4: Thomas Clarke, 5: Allan Higgins, 6: Robert Harmsworth, 7: Steve Hinchy, Str: Kenneth Monk, Cox: William Bennett, Emerg: Phillip Clutterbuck, Cch: Dennis Donnelly, Manager: Robert Lyndon
In heat one of the eights, Tasmania defeated Queensland. In heat 2 NSW defeated South Australia. In heat three Victoria defeated Western Australia. Western Australia won the repechage against South Australia with Queensland scratched due to the illness of the seven man Steve Hinchy. The final was a half length win to Victoria from WA with NSW a further 1 1/2 lengths further back.
Photo: The News and The Mail, Adelaide - from the Guerin Collection
Men's Interstate Sculling Championship–The President's Cup
Margin: 4 & 3 lengths
1st NSW - Ian Tutty
2nd TAS - Graham Squires
3rd VIC - Jeff Sykes
4th WA - Gerry M Hubbard
SA eliminated in repechage - G Fitzgerald
In the sculling championship, Tutty defeated Squires and Fitzgerald in heat one, and Sykes defeated Hubbard in heat two. Squires won the repechage from Hubbard and Fitzgerald. Tutty had an easy win in the final from Squires, then Sykes and Hubbard.
Men's Interstate Lightweight Four Championship–The Penrith Cup
Margin 4 lengths
1st VIC - Bow: Rodney J Smith, 2: George Xouris, 3: Anthony M Walker, Str: Ken M Hume, Cox: David Palfreyman, Emergs: Rodney Gladman & Peter Downey, Cch: Keith Bilney, Selectors: William Wallace, E Wilson & coach
2nd NSW - Bow: John W Henderson, 2: Patrick W Burke, 3: Ray C Bushell, Str: Geoff A Knight, Cox: Alan Grover, Emerg: Col Bullard, Cch: Bert Harding
3rd WA - Bow: Anthony Windus, 2: Dennis Durston, 3: Eddie Fordham, Str: Geoff Storey, Cox: Daryl Ninham, Cch: Norm Golding
SA - Bow: J Blank, 2: D Edmonds, 3: Bruce R Pontifex, Str: J Minney, Cox: Peter Worley, Emerg: P Blank, Cch: K McCoy
TAS - Bow: Terry Philpott, 2: Tony Timms, 3: Cliff Hutton, Str: M Knuth, Cox: Joe Howlett, Emerg: Kerry Hay, Cch: Anthony Timms
In the lightweight fours, Victoria defeated NSW and Tasmania in heat one and Western Australia defeated South Australia in heat two. NSW won the repechage from SA with Tasmania not finishing. The final was a four length win to Victoria from NSW with WA a further 1 1/2 lengths back.
Women's Interstate Four-Oared Championship–The ULVA Trophy
Margins: One canvas and 1 length
1st NSW - Bow: Janice Cameron, 2: Margaret Agnew, 3: Jacqui Bonner, Str: Margaret Hansen, Cox: Barry Roberts, Cch: R F "Bob" Saville
3rd QLD - Bow: E Robinson, 2: J French, 3: Barbara Bensen, Str: J Nimmo, Cox: Mr S Hood
The margins indicate a closer contest this year between NSW and Victoria. However it was again another win to NSW.
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- Author's records