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Rowing Victoria State Championships

1965 Rowing Victoria State Championships

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Race Results

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Victorian Eight-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres, Norwich Shield)

Time: 8:42.9 Margins: 1 1/2 lengths

1st Banks – Bow: B J Vear, 2: D Stankovich, 3: C A Bartlett, 4: I R McCann, 5: J P Nettleton, 6: D B Ramage, 7: P M Guest, Str: T R Davies, Cox: P Baguley

2nd Mercantile

3rd Yarra Yarra

4th Hawthorn/Banks Composite

Other competing crews:

Essendon

Wendouree

Holders – Banks Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 13th March, 1965. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Banks Rowing Club by one and a half lengths from Mercantile, second.

Victorian Four-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:21.1 Margins: 1 1/4 lengths

1st Banks – Bow: B J Vear, 2: C J Lehman, 3: P M Guest, Str: T R Davies, Cox: G Godkin

2nd Yarra Yarra

3rd Mercantile

4th Mercantile Composite

Other competing crews:

Barwon

Hawthorn

University

Holders – Yarra Yarra - Melbourne University Composite. Rowed on the Lower Yarra on the 12th December, 1964. Won by Banks Rowing Club by one and a quarter lengths from Yarra Yarra, second. 

Victorian Pair-Oared Championship

(1 mile)

Time: 6:19.0 Margins, 2 feet, 2 feet

1st Hawthorn – Bow: L I Stewart, Str: B A Craven, Cox: P H Hore

2nd Wendouree

3rd Nagambie

Other competing crews:

Banks

Essendon

Mercantile

Yarra Yarra

Holders – Nagambie Rowing Club. Rowed on Albert Park Lake on the 1st February, 1965, Course, one mile. Won by Hawthorn Rowing Club by two feet from Wendouree, Nagambie back a further two feet in third place.

Victorian Sculling Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 11:16.5 Margins: 8 lengths

1st P F Edwards, Melbourne

2nd P Hoban, Yarra Yarra

3rd J Skidmore, Yarra Yarra

4th B Reschke, Mannum (SA)

Holder – P. F. Edwards, Melbourne Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 13th March, 1965. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by P. F. Edwards (Melbourne) by eight lengths from P. Hoban (Yarra Yarra). The winning time was 11 min. 16.5 sec.

Victorian Junior Eight-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:06.2 Margins: 2 lengths

1st Mercantile – Bow: A Fox, 2: W Hutchins, 3: J Burford, 4: R Coutts, 5: B Gross, 6: W Roberts, 7: A Evans, Str: D Palfreyman, Cox: C Gilmour

2nd Banks

3rd Essendon

4th Yarra Yarra

Holders – Banks Rowing Club. Rowed on the Lower Yarra on the 12th December, 1964. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Mercantile by two lengths from Banks, Essendon third, and Yarra Yarra fourth. 

Victorian Junior Four-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 9:10.0 Margins: 6 lengths

1st Essendon – Bow: B Pyke, 2: L McBain, 3: W Hanneman, Str: J Stuckey, Cox: B Tregonning

2nd Richmond

3rd Mercantile

4th Banks

Melbourne DNS

Yarra Yarra DNS

Holders – Banks Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendoure, Ballarat, on the 13th March, 1965. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Essendon Rowing Club by six lengths from Richmond, second. Entries received from Melbourne and Yarra Yarra were scratched.

Victorian Junior Pair-Oared Championship

(1 mile)

Time – Not recorded Margins: 2 feet

1st Wendouree – Bow: K Fraser, Str: W Coutts, Cox: B Zala

2nd Mercantile

3rd Wentworth District

Other competing crews:

Albert Park

Ballarat City

Barwon

Corio Bay

Essendon

Hawthorn

Richmond

Yea

Corowa DNS

Yarra Yarra DNS

Holders – Essendon Rowing Club. Rowed on Albert Park Lake on the 1st February, 1965. Course, one mile. Won by Wendouree Rowing Club by two feet from Mercantile, Wentworth District third.

Victorian Lightweight Eight-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 6:50.8 Margins: 3 lengths

1st Mercantile – Bow: T Hogan, 2: G Smith, 3: R Weatherhead, 4: J Davidson, 5: M Hume, 6: K Hume, 7: P Downey, Str: P Green, Cox: M Owen

2nd Banks

3rd Melbourne University

4th Richmond

5th Yarra Yarra

Holders – Mercantile Rowing Club. Rowed on the Lower Yarra on the 12th December, 1964. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Mercantile by three lengths from Banks, second.

Victorian Lightweight Four-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 8:47.0 Margins: 2 1/2 lengths

1st Corio Bay – Bow: R Webb, 2: T McNair, 3: J Sykes, Str: G Xouris, Cox: T Prime

2nd Melbourne University

3rd Mercantile

4th Richmond

Other competing crews:

Banks

Hawthorn

Mannum (SA)

Adelaide University DNS

Melbourne DNS

Holders – Mercantile Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 13th March, 1965. Won by Corio Bay Rowing Club by two and a half lengths from Melbourne University, second. 

Victorian Lightweight Pair-Oared Championship

(1 mile)

Time: 6:32.0 Margins: 1 length

1st Banks – Bow: G J Hardie, Str: R W Stephenson, Cox: P Kellock

2nd Mercantile

3rd Richmond

Other competing crews:

Barwon

Essendon

Hawthorn

Power House

South Melbourne

Yarra Yarra

Melbourne University DNS

Holders – Mercantile Rowing Club. Rowed on Albert Park Lake on the 1st February, 1965. Course, one mile. Won by Banks rowing club by one length from Mercantile, second. 

Victorian Junior Sculling Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time – Not recorded

1st A Rice, Yarra Yarra

2nd J Thomas, Wendouree

Holder – J. Thomas, Wendouree Rowing Club. Rowed on the Lower Yarra on the 12th December, 1964. Won by A. Rice (Yarra Yarra) from J. Thomas (Wendouree), who was disqualified. 

Victorian Country Eight-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 8:02.0 Margins: 5 lengths

1st Wendouree – Bow: G Wright, 2: M Charles, 3: R McArthur, 4: R Fraser, 5: K Fraser, 6: W Coutts, 7: J Coutts, Str: J Menzies, Cox: J Zala

2nd Corio Bay

3rd Dimboola

Holders – Wendouree Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 13th March, 1965. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Wendouree by a margin of five lengths from Corio Bay, Dimboola third.

Victorian Country Four-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 9:15.0 Margins: 8 lengths

1st Barwon – Bow: P McHugh, 2: D Webb, 3: P White, Str: R Fitch, Cox: P Chandley

2nd Dimboola

3rd Ballarat City

Other competing crews:

Warnambool

Wentworth District

Holders – Corio Bay Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 13th March, 1965. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Barwon Rowing Club by eight lengths from Dimboola Rowing Club, second.

Victorian Country Pair-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 10:35.7 Margins: 1 length

1st Mildura – Bow: J Cleary, Str: B Kilpatrick, Cox: P Ramsay

2nd Nagambie

3rd Warrnambool

4th Dimboola

5th Ballarat City

Holders – Nagambie Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 13th March, 1965. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Mildura Rowing Club by one length from Nagambie, second. 

 

Sources

Victorian Rowing Association, Reports 1942 - 1975.

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