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History of the South Australian Schools Head of the River rowing regatta

2017 South Australian Schools' Head of the River

The 2017 regatta was conducted on 25th March and hosted by St Peter's College.

Nine schools contested both the Girl's and Boy's Head of the River. Walford was victorious in the girl's Head whilst St Peters prevailed in the boy's race. This was to be Walford won comfortably with St Peter's being pushed by Prince Alfred College.

Full results can be found through this link.

The full regatta program can be found through this link


Regatta Referee - G Melbourne

Regatta Control and Assistants - E Melbourne, M Mussared, P Halliday, C Cundell

Regatta Course Manager & Assistant - B Ralph, T Ward

Commentators - D Freeman, P Mangelsdorf

Regatta Operations - B Lannan

Rowing Coordinators Committee - L Kolega [AHS], T Doornbos [LC], J Munt [SEY], A Kudzielko [CBC), K Vinderloo [NMHS], J Hammond [PAC], R Sexton [PGS), J Schar [SC], A Dodson [STIG], D Potts [PS], R Chatterton [WS], S Perry [SPC], B Flannagan [SPGS], J Whitwell [UHS], D McGrath [WALF]

Regatta Directorate - S Murray [SPSC], J Danvers [WS], Rowing SA Referee 

Boys' Events

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Boys First Eight

1st St Peter's College - Bow: Oscar McGuinness, 2: Charlie Moore, 3: William Smith, 4: Oscar Moore, 5: Geordie Muller, 6: Edward Badger, 7: Maxwell Fisher, Str: Angus Dawson, Cox: Indran Mukherjee, Cch: James McRae


St Peter's College, Winners of the Gosse Shield [Schoolboy First Eight] 
Back row [L to R]: James McRae, Ed Badger, Oscar Moore, Angus Dawson, Geordie Muller, Lucy Verco (presenter of the Gosse Shield)
Front row [L to R]: Will Smith, Oscar McGuinness, Max Fisher, Indran Mukherhee, Charlie Moore

Photo from 2018 regatta program

Boys Second Eight

Boys First Four

Boys Year 10 Quad Scull

Boys Year 9 Quad Scull

Boys Year 8 Quad Scull

Girls' Events

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Girls First Eight

1st Walford Anglican School - Bow: Meg Juers, 2: Kirsty Penhall, 3: Charlotte Hall, 4: Ella Grummet, 5: Aine Seed, 6: Lavina Prince, 7: Matilda Young, Str: Katelyn Nicholson, Cox: Mia Gowland, Cch: David McGrath


Walford Anglican School, winners of the Florence Eaton Cup [Schoolgirl First VIII] 
Back row: David McGrath, Mia Gowland, Lavinia Prince, Aine Seed, Ella Grummet, Meg Juers
Front row: Charlotte Hall, Katelyn Nicholson, Matilda Young, Kirsty Penhall

Photo from 2018 regatta program

Girls Second Eight

Girls First Four

Year 10 Quad Scull

Year 9 Quad Scull

Year 8 Quad Scull


Regatta Manager for results and names - extracted 4th June 2023

Regatta program - from

Other information - 2017 and 2018 regatta programs

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