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History of Rowing Victory Inc

History of Rowing Victoria Inc

Appendix 14 - University Rowing

University Rowing has always been a key element of Victorian Rowing. The oldest continuously operating rowing club in Australia is Melbourne University Boat Club, the first race between universities took place in 1870 and a strong Melbourne University College Boat Race has been conducted since 1881.

In more recent years, other universities have ben created in Victoria and they have also taken up the sport.

Full details of Victorian representation in the Australian Universities Championships can be found at this link.

In recent times, the Australian Boat Race has commenced between Sydney and Melbourne Universities. Details of this event is planned for this site.

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