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Rowing Victoria State Championships

1967 Rowing Victoria State Championships

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Race Results

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Victorian Eight-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres, Norwich Shield)

Time: 6:07.4
Margins: 1 length

1st Mercantile - Bow: J E Bourse, 2: R P Lachal, 3: D G Douglas, 4: J Burford, 5: M D McKenzie, 6: P Renouf, 7: S M Gillon, Str: M G Tomanovits, Cox: T C Daffy, Coach: H R Frederico

2nd Banks

3rd Adelaide University

4th Yarra Yarra

Holders - Banks Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 18th February, 1967. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Mercantile Rowing Club by one length from Banks, second.

Victorian Four-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: Not recorded
Margins: 5 lengths

1st Mercantile - Bow: G Xouris, 2: P E Philip, 3: R J Garrard, Str: D Palfreyman, Cox: D King, Coach: D H Boykett

2nd Banks

3rd Yarra Yarra

4th Essendon

Other competing crews:

Hawthorn

Melbourne University

Holders - Banks Rowing Club. Rowed on the Lower Yarra on the 17th December, 1966. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Mercantile Rowing Club by five lengths from Banks, second. 

Victorian Pair-Oared Championship

(1 mile)

Time: Not recorded
Margins: 4 lengths

1st Mercantile - Bow: G Xouris, Str: P E Philp, Cox: B Morrison, Coach: D H Boykett

2nd Nagambie

3rd Hawthorn

Other competing crews:

Essendon

Melbourne

Yarra Yarra

Holders - Mildura Rowing Club. Rowed on Albert Park Lake on the 30th January, 1967. Course, one mile. Won by Mercantile Rowing Club by four lengths from Nagambie, Hawthorn third.

Victorian Sculling Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:27.6
Margins: 3 lengths

1st J R Sykes, Corio Bay

2nd P F Edwards, Melbourne

3rd J Bennett, Banks

4th K Leech, Corio Bay

Other competing crews:

J Jackson, Rutherglen Lake

P Hoban, Yarra Yarra

J Skidmore, Yarra Yarra

G H Boykett, Mercantile

Holder - J. R. Sykes, Corio Bay Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 18th February, 1967. Won by J. R. Sykes (Corio Bay Rowing Club) by three lengths from P. F. Edwards (Melbourne).

Victorian Junior Eight-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 6:24.5
Margins: 2/3 length

1st Mercantile - Bow: M Daffy, 2: K J Roberts, 3: P R Knowles, 4: R B Wilson, 5: R Garnsworthy, 6: R Negri, 7: V J Mulder, Str: P C Teasdale, Cox: M F Owen, Coach: G A McCall

2nd Melbourne University

3rd Monash University

4th Banks

Other competing crews:

Yarra Yarra

Essendon

Holders - Barwon Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 18th February, 1967. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Mercantile Rowing Club by two-thirds of a length from Melbourne University. 

Victorian Junior Four-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 6:41.0
Margins: 3/4 length

1st Mercantile - Bow: V G Mulder, 2: D G Douglas, 3: J Burford, Str: J E Bourke, Cox: M F Owen, Coach: H R Frederico

2nd Banks

3rd Essendon

4th Yarra Yarra

Other competing crews:

Melbourne University

Ballarat City

Holders - Yarra Yarra Rowing Club. Rowed on the Lower Yarra on the 17th December, 1966. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Mercantile Rowing Club by three-quarters of a length from Banks, second. 

Victorian Junior Pair-Oared Championship

(1 mile)

Time: Not recorded
Margins: 2 lengths

1st Essendon - Bow: R Moloney, Str: D Petterson, Cox: S Roberts, Coach: B L Smith

2nd Barwon

3rd Wendouree

Other competing crews:

Lake Colac

Mercantile

Ballarat City

Hawthorn

Holders - Essendon Rowing Club. Rowed on Albert Park Lake on the 30th January, 1967. Course, one mile. Won by Essendon Rowing Club by two lengths from Barwon, second.

Victorian Lightweight Eight-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 6:11.0
Margins: 1 1/2 lengths

1st Mercantile - Bow: R F Cummings, 2: T J Hogan, 3: R I Griffiths, 4: M B Kellam, 5: P J Downey, 6: P V Wood, 7: J A Fox, Str: G A Park, Cox: C Restarick, Coach: K A Bilney

2nd Barwon

3rd Banks

Other competing crews:

Richmond

Corio Bay

Holders - Corio Bay Rowing Club. Rowed on the Lower Yarra on the 17th December, 1966. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Mercantile Rowing Club by one and a half lengths from Barwon, Banks third.

Victorian Lightweight Four-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:18.0
Margins: 3 lengths

1st Mercantile - Bow: R F Cummings, 2: M B Kellam, 3: T J Hogan, Str: P V Wood, Cox: C Restarick, Coach: A M Cordell

2nd Corio Bay

3rd Richmond

4th Barwon

Other competing crews:

Essendon

South Melbourne

Hawthorn

Banks

Ballarat City

Holders - Corio Bay Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 17th February, 1967. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Mercantile Rowing Club by three lengths from Corio Bay, Richmond third and Barwon fourth. 

Victorian Lightweight Pair-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:18.0
Margins: 3 lengths

1st Mercantile - Bow: R F Cummings, 2: M B Kellam, 3: T J Hogan, Str: P V Wood, Cox: C Restarick, Coach: A M Cordell

2nd Corio Bay

3rd Richmond

4th Barwon

Other competing crews:

Essendon

South Melbourne

Hawthorn

Banks

Ballarat City

Holders - Corio Bay Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 17th February, 1967. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Mercantile Rowing Club by three lengths from Corio Bay, Richmond third and Barwon fourth. 

Victorian Junior Sculling Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: 7:20.0
Margins: 5 lengths

1st K Leach, Corio Bay

2nd G Ramsbottom, Melbourne

Other competing crews:

P White, Barwon

C Roberts, Richmond

W Ward, Essendon

R Winton, Mercantile

Holder - G. Ramsbottom, Melbourne Rowing Club. Rowed on the Lower Yarra on the 17th December, 1966. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by K. Leach (Corio Bay Rowing Club) by five lengths from G. Ramsbottom (Melbourne University), second. 

Victorian Lightweight Sculling Championship

(1 mile)

Time: Not recorded
Margins: 4 lengths

1st J R Sykes, Corio Bay

2nd G Ramsbottom, Melbourne

3rd P Begelhole, Yarra Yarra

4th C Roberts, Richmond

Rowed on Albert Park Lake on the 30th January, 1967. Course, one mile. Won by J. R. Sykes (Corio Bay) by four lengths from G. Ramsbottom (Melbourne), second. This was the first occasion on which this championship was conducted.

Victorian Country Eight-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: Not recorded

1st Ballarat City - Bow: D Hickey, 2: N Quarrell, 3: R Brown, 4: I Angow, 5: M Rowan, 6: P Brown, 7: A Dixon, Str: D Brown, Cox: S Butler

2nd Barwon

3rd Mildura

Holders - Barwon Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 18th March, 1967. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Ballarat City Rowing Club from Barwon and Mildura respectively. 

Victorian Country Four-Oared Championship

(2,000 metres)

Time: Not recorded

1st Barwon - Bow: G Giles, 2: P Slevin, 3: P Scott, Str: B Fitch, Cox: A Halse

2nd Ballarat

3rd Wendouree

4th Dimboola

Holders - Barwon Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 18th March, 1967. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Barwon Rowing Club from Ballarat Rowing Club, second. 

Victorian Country Pair-Oared Championhsip

(2,000 metres)

Time: Not recorded

1st Wendouree - Bow: J Coutts, Str: R Fraser, Cox: B Zala

2nd Nagmbie

3rd Ballarat City

4th Lake Colac

Holders - Wendouree Rowing Club. Rowed on Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, on the 18th March, 1967. Course, 2,000 metres. Won by Wendouree Rowing Club. Minor placings were Nagambie, Ballarat City and Lake Colac, in that order. 

 

Sources

Victorian Rowing Association, Reports 1942 - 1975.

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