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History of AAGPS Head of the River Rowing Regatta

1970 NSW AAGPS Head of the River


Senior 1st Eight

Major Rennie Trophy



1 ¼ lengths

1st The King’s School – Bow: A. Inglis, 2: N. Dalrymple, 3: D. Roberts, 4: S. Barlow, 5: O. Hall, 6: R. Paver, 7: J. Simmons, Str: N. Gunthorpe, Cox: M. Rowland-Smith, Cch: R.W. Buntine

2nd Shore

2nd St. Joseph’s College

4th Sydney High

5th Scots College

6th Sydney Grammar

7th Riverview

8th Newington

Senior 2nd Eight


1 ¾ lengths

½ length

1st Sydney Grammar – Bow: D. Towend, 2: G. Clubb, 3: W. Brooks, 4: P. Bell, 5: P. Stalley, 6: W. Bailey, 7: J. Levingston, Str: N. Simpson, Cox: M. Clarke, Cch: J. Monks

2nd Shore

3rd Scots College

4th The King’s School

5th Riverview

6th St. Joseph’s College

7th Newington

8th Sydney High

Senior 1st Four

Yaralla Cup


½ length

½ length

1st The King’s School – Bow: W.E.J. Paradice, 2: G.D. Carter, 3: G.N. Burkitt, Str: J.J. Allport, Cox: J.L. Pfeiffeer, Cch: P.E. Spender

2nd Shore

3rd St. Joseph’s College

4th Newington

5th Sydney High

6th Sydney Grammar

7th Scots College

8th Riverview

Senior 2nd Four


1 ¼ lengths

1 ½ lengths

1st Newington – Bow: J.L. Sanders, 2: G.M. Honey, 3: M.R. Gay, Str: K.J. Armstrong, Cox: I.C. Swane, Cch: D.N. Burrell

2nd Shore

3rd Sydney Grammar

4th The King’s School

5th St. Joseph’s College

6th Scots College

7th Sydney High

8th Riverview

Senior 3rd Four


3 ½ lengths

½ length

1st           The King’s School – Bow: H.J. Pavitt, 2: N.L. Page, 3: R.J. Needham, Str: A.R. Davidson, Cox: A.J. Geddes, Cch: G.J. Moore

2nd          St. Joseph’s College

3rd          Shore

4th          Newington

5th          Sydney Grammar School

6th          Sydney High

7th          Riverview

8th          Scots College

Senior 4th Four


3 ½ lengths

1 ¼ lengths

1st           The King’s School – Bow: M.R. Heckendorf, 2: M.B. Newson, 3: W.M. Jay, Str: J.M. Lee-Warner, Cox: C.R. Bell, Cch: G.J. Moore

2nd          Sydney Grammar

3rd          Shore

4th          Riverview

5th          St. Joseph’s College

6th          Scots College

7th          Newington

8th          Sydney High

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