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Maurie Kane

Yarra Yarra Rowing Club (VIC)

7th August 1931- 23rd January 2023

Member 1987 - 1994

Did not compete under Yarra colours.

From the Yarra Yarra Rowing Club newsletter 'Yarra Yabbie'  No 76 March 2023

Vale Maurie Kane, 1931---2023

Maurie Kane was a member of Yarra Yarra from the 1987/88 season until the 1993/94 season, He was born on the 7th of August 1931, and passed away on the 23rd of January this year, he was 91.

Maurie was originally a member of Richmond and most of his rowing experience and competitive years was spent with that club, He was a fireman by trade, and kept himself fit. He joined Yarra in later life to compete in masters events and socialise with the older gents of the club, (most of whom are now departed, including past president & patron, Ted Woolcock, and past captain Ron Mitchell).

2012 photo Maurie on left

Jim Skidmore
June 2024

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