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Australian School Rowing History

1915 NSW AAGPS Head of the River

The Great War was a great influence on all parts of society. To the credit of the schools, rowing and the regatta continued.

Shore won for a third time in a row this year but this was to the last victory for many years.

The weather for the regatta was poor with a strong southerly wind making tough conditions for the rowers on the Cabarita to Gladesville course. The drawing of the lanes was therefore of far greater significance than normal. Despite these conditions, all first eights finished within a length of each other in great racing.

Index to Results:

 


Organising Committee

Organising Committee: AAGPS

 


Head of the River

Time: Not known
Margin: 3 feet with all crews within a length

1st Sydney Church of England Gramar School (Shore) - Bow: E A Smith, 2: H W Chennel, 3: C W Luscombe, 4: C B King, 5: H G Kritsch, 6: E R Sinclair, 7: A A Heath, Str: R C Milton, Cox: E G Mayers
2nd St Josephs College
3rd Sydney Grammar School
4th St Ignatius College
- Cchs: E Keary & H Allan

 


First Four

Time: Not known

1st St Josephs College
2nd Not known
3rd Not known
4th St Ignatius College
- Cchs: E Keary & H Allan

 

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