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australian rowers profiles and history

James Candish

Sydney Rowing Club (NSW)

1872 - Balmain Regatta, Men's Intercolonial Four contest, NSW coach - First

1873 - Men's Intercolonial Four Championship, NSW coach - Third

Alan May in his Sydney Rowing Club history noted of the 1872 contest: Coach of the crew was James Cand­lish, a former English sculler who was beaten by Dick Green in 1858 in the first ever race on the Parramatta River championship course (for stakes of £400).

Andrew Guerin and Steve Roll
January 2021

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