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1991 VIC Head of Schoolgirls' Regatta

The host this year was Melbourne Girls Grammar School and the convenor was John Harry.

27 schools participated and the regatta extended to two days for the first time. The heats of the first and second fours and the open eights were conducted on Saturday afternoon 23rd March and balance of the programme on Sunday 24th March 1991.

The events also increased with both the year 9 and year 10 fours extending to four divisions but the open 4th crews reducing to two divisions.

Petite finals were also introduced for the year 9 and 10 crews.

Programme Cover

1991 program


Organising Committee and Officials

Head of the Schoolgirls Regatta Committee

Convenor: John Harry

Nina Crone and the physical education staff of the host school.

Programme: Andrea Dean


Referee: Ron P Podbury

Starter 1500m: Ralph O Murphy, Assistant Starter: Robert V Allan

Umpire 1: Rob Kemp

Marshall: John StV Welch

Umpire 2/1000m starter: Robin W Murphy. Assistant starter: Noel Clark

Umpire 3: P Ford

Umpire 4: Ian S Murray

Judges: J Kemp, Graeme H Boykett, Robert C Morell, Ron A Negri

Scales: C H Long

Equipment: R G Kemp

Announcer: Peter Philp

Race Results

Click on the race of interest and the results will appear below the buttons:

Single Scull Open Division 1

Final A

1st        Loreto MH - FIona McKinnon, Cch: Lisa Talbot

2nd        Melbourne Girls’ GS - Sarah Holdsworth, Cch: David Boykett

3rd        Ruyton - Erika Braum, Cch: Hayman, Hamilton

Coxed Four Open Division 1


Final A

1st        Geelong Grammar - Bow: C Hecher, 2: Q Mills, 3: H Slatter, Str: C Button, Cox: M Tran, Cch: R J Ditterich

2nd        Geelong College - Bow: Karina Wieland, 2: Kellie Olsen, 3: Anna Spurling, Str: Sally Farrow, Cox: Alison Hatton, Cchs: Alan Darker and Peter Philp

3rd        MLC - Bow: Ingrid Hopper, 2: Megan Warrell, 3: Georgie Costello, Str: Andrea Trembath, Cox: Melissa Lawton, Cch: David Palfreyman

4th        St Catherines - Bow: Victoria Boag, 2: Emma Handyside, 3: Alexis Gillespie, Str: Alexandra Hogg, Cox: Suzanne Brown, Cch: Malcolm Coe

Other competing crews:

Carey - Bow: Katharine Emily Beever, 2: Lydia Klaricic, 3: Kerri Louise Brown, Str: Ingrid Just, Cox: Kylie Huang, Cch: Jim Spithill

Genazzano - Bow: Lisa Hammond, 2: Claire O'Sullivan, 3: Elizabeth Case, Str: Sarah McKay, Cox: Prudence Stanley, Cch: Stephen Mollard

Lauriston - Bow: Sam Stevenson, 2: Fiona Marshall, 3: Gaby Nicholls, Str: Pernille Pratt, Cox: Harriet Devlin, Cch: Sue Chapman-Popa

Melbourne Girls Grammar - Bow: Emma Rickards, 2: Lucinda Johnson, 3: Phillipa Harry, Str: Katrina McFarlane, Cox: Suzy Howard, Cch: David Boykett

Morongo - Bow: Vicki Hedley, 2: Louise Riordan, 3: Jennifer Stone, Str: Nikola McGrath, Cox: Carly Adler, Cch: Bob Morell

St Anne's and Gippsland Grammar - Bow: April Simpson, 2: Melissa Guest, 3: Caroline Gallagher, Str: Johann Ollquist, Cox: Sarah Morrissy, Cch: John Embling

Wesley - Bow: Katrina Hubbard, 2: Katie Young, 3: Kate Rutherford, Str: Julie Brown, Cox: Amy Alston, Cch: Andrew Eaton  

Eight Open Division 1

Final A

1st        MLC - Bow: Sarah Livingston, 2: Allison Barnes, 3: Belinda Ellis, 4: Cathy Palfreyman, 5: Ingrid Hopper, 6: Megan Warrell, 7: Georgie Costello, Str: Andre Trenbath, Cox: Melissa Lawton, Cch: David Palfreyman

2nd        Geelong Grammar - Bow: A. Lawrence, 2: A. Scott, 3: J. Hawker, 4: L. Plowman, 5: C. Recher, 6: Q. Mills, 7: H. Slatter, Str: C. Button, Cox: M. Tran, Cch: R.J. Ditterich, D. Wood

3rd        Wesley College - Bow: Jodi Palmer, 2: Winnie Ching, 3: Jo Murphy, 4: Rachelle Kelly, 5: Katrina Hubbard, 6: Katie Young, 7: Kate Rutherford, Str: Julie Brown, Cox: Larissa Sinclair, Cch: Andrew Eaton, Felicity Whitehead 

4th        Geelong College - Bow: Jane Colls, 2: Christine Hood, 3: Tara Eason, 4: Fioran Bourke, 5: Kellie Olsen, 7: Anna Spurling, Str: Sally Farrow, Cox: Sheena Dougherty, Cch: Alan Darker, Simon Harrison

Coxed Four Open Division 2

Final A

1st        Geelong Grammar - Bow: A. Lawrence, 2: A. Scott, 3: J. Hawker, Str: L. PLowman, Cox: J. Beaven, Cch: D. Wood

2nd        Wesley College - Bow: Winnie Ching, 2: Jo Murphy, 3: Rachelle Kelly, Str: Jodi Palmer, Cox: Larissa Sinclair, Cch: Felicity Whitehead

3rd        Geelong College - Bow: Janes Cells, 2: Christine Hood, 3: Tara Eason, Str: Fioran Bourke, Cox: Sheena Dogherty, Cch: Simon Harrison

4th        MLC - Bow: Emma Kerseboom, 2: Allison Barnes, 3: Belinda Ellis, Str: Cathy Palfreyman, Cox: Lydia Takle, Cch: Susie Palfreyman

Coxed Four Open Division 3

Final A

1st        Geelong Grammar - Bow: V. Forrest, 2: L. McNaughton, 3: S. Guise, Str: P. Koefoed, Cox: J. Naylot, Cch: W. Searle, E. Searle

2nd        MLC - Bow: Suzanne Pickering, 2: Clair Durham-Ashdown, 3: Fingal McIntosh, Str: Skye McDougall, Cox: Nerida Heyman, Cch: Hamish Berry, Matthew Tucker

3rd        Lauriston - Bow: Emily Donaldson, 2: Elke Ryssenbeek, 3: Emily Williams, Str: Kayely Marriner, Cox: Katie Reinmann, Cch: Peter Wollard

4th        Geelong College - Bow: Shelley Johnston, 2: Kirsty Douglas, 3: Kim Tierney, Str: Angela O'Hara, Cox: Catherine Harris, Cch: Joy Simpson

Coxed Four Open Division 4

Final A

1st        Geelong College - Bow: Brydie Lear, 2: Rachel Higgs, 3: Simone Olsen, Str: Kylie Rogers, Cox: Sophie Fisher, Cch: Andrew Gibson

2nd        Geelong Grammar - Bow: B. Bonney, 2: L. Bennett, 3: S. Colquhoun, Str: A. Holbeck, Cox: G. Drysdale, Cch: C. Grills 

3rd        Ruyton - Bow: Ariadne Pitts, 2: Jane Forbes, 3: Elizabeth Croyle, Str: Sally Miles, Cox: Elle Hayman, Cch: Hayman, Hamilton

4th        Lauriston - Bow: Kirsty Marshall, 2: Torzy Hall, 3: Katie Fox, Str: Nik Cook, Cox: Pheobe Ryssenbeck, Cch: Bindy Moffat

Coxed Four Open Division 5

Final A

1st        Oberon - Bow: Kylie Hawarth, 2: Kylie Hayles, 3: Tiffany Quick, Str: Natasha Togni, Cox: Sarah Blair, Cch: Louise Monotti

2nd        Geelong Grammar - Bow: Z. Wilson, 2: E. Bodey, 3: A. McGregor, Str: S. Turner, Cox: P. Cathlove, Cch: S. Cave

3rd        Geelong College - Bow: Sally Haydon, 2: Natalie Carswell, 3: Heather Cosgriff, Str: Belinda Smith, Cox: Olivia Connelly, Cch: John O'Hara, Paul van Prooyen

4th        Lauriston - Bow: Kirsty Marshall, 2: Torzy Hall, 3: Katie Fox, Str: Nik Cook, Cox: Phoebe Ryssenbeek, Cch: Bindy Moffat

Coxed Four Year 10 Division 1

Final A

1st        Genazzano - Bow: Rebekka Wendt, 2: Rebecca Butler, 3: Joanne Gilbert, Str: Kate McGuinness, Cox: ELizabeth Clancy, Cch: Eugene Kininmonth

2nd        MLC - Bow: Emily Brigham Dixon, 2: Anna Bridgeford, 3: Rachael Pincott, Str: Sacha Bond, Cox: Louise Harding, Cch: Deborah Bassett

3rd        St Catherine’s - Bow: Georgia Johnston, 2: Abigail Blackshaw, 3: Lane Palmer, Str: Sybil Borthwick, Cox: C. Morey-Nase, Cch: E. Mahon, J. Presley

4th        Carey Grammar - Bow: Cassandra Allen, 2: Hayley Anderson, 3: Virginia Cross, Str: Catherine Jones, Cox: Katherine Mumm, Cch: Josie Millard

Coxed Four Year 10 Division 2

Final A

1st        MLC - Bow: Kirsty Graham, 2: Cathy Todd, 3: Melissa Glass, Str: Sanya Reid-Smith, Cox: Rachael McGlade, Cch: Kay Jorgensen-Fry

2nd        Melbourne Girls’ GS - Bow: Sary Rubython, 2: Laura Blythe, 3: Caroline Holdsworth, Str: Charlotte Moffatt, Cox: Jenny Kirsner, Cch: Kingsley Barker

3rd        Wesley College - Bow: Andrea Biden, 2: Ruth Reiter, 3: Sheree Bryant, Str: Fleur Capuano, Cox: DIane Alexouplas, Cch: N. Williams

4th        St Catherine’s - Bow: Sophie Rigg, 2: Amanda Lugsdin, 3: Isabelle Andrews, Str: Amanda Molesworth, Cox: Jacqueline Nasser, Cch: Andrew Crawford

Coxed Four Year 10 Division 3

Final A

1st        Caulfield Grammar - Bow: Carly Severino, 2: Rita Scarso, 3: Kate-Jane Howard, Str: Kylie Pointer, Cox: Elaine Sung, Cch: Marcus Baxius

2nd        Melbourne Girls’ GS - Bow: Prue Keenan, 2: Sarah Andrews, 3: Priscilla Davies, Str: Lucy Broome, Cox: Jane Toward, Cch: Mark Hubbard

3rd        MLC - Bow: Marinie Kerseboom, 2: Andy Werner, 3: Fiona Norton, Str: Tamara Brawn, Cox: Alicia Smith, Cch: Cathy Horne

4th        St Catherine’s - Bow: Alexandra Schepise, 2: Fiona Gilmore, 3: Sophie Ramsey, Str: Sarah Scambler, Cox: Caroline Ingham, Cch: A. Cuthbertson

Coxed Four Year 10 Division 4

Final A

1st        Fintona - Bow: Becky Rowe, 2: Jo Hayman, 3: Sarre Cousens, Str: Danielle Cooper, Cox: Zoe Bishop, Cch: Sarah Jameson

2nd        MLC - Bow: Shannon Bailey, 2: Kacqui Taylor, 3: Bianca Schmidt, Str: Suzanne Harvey, Cox: Jenny Smith, Cch: Lousie FIndlay

3rd        Genazzano - Bow: Claire Larkin, 2: Gabrielle Harris, 3: Miriam Carolan, Str: Margie Gibson, Cox: Michelle Verduci, Cch: Susan Foley

3rd        Melbourne Girls’ GS - Bow: Melissa Feldman, 2: Phoebe MacLean, 3: Claire Davis, Str: Holly Byrne, Cox: Liz Pryde, Cch: K. Barker, J. Gobbo

Coxed Four Year 9 Division 1

(1,000 metres)

Time - Not recorded

Final A

1st        Lauriston Girls School - Bow: Sally Druitt, 2: Pheobe Hopkins, 3: Belinda West, Stroke: Katrina Howie, Cox: Cathy Knight, Cch: James Scott

2nd        Sacre Coeur - Bow: Ebony Cooper, 2: Anna Michel. 3: Annabelle Larkin, Str: Emma Fay, Cox: Petrina Hare, Cch: Lloyd Cosgrove

3rd        St Catherine's School - Bow: Julia O'Brien, 2: Sophie Bell, 3: Angela Barnett, Str: Jo Burston, Cox: Annabelle Mann, Cch: Michael Coldham

4th        Geelong College - Bow: Skye Glover, 2: Catherine Turner, 3: Rhiannon Bourke, Str: Brooke Jolly, Cox: Gail Rushworth, Cch: Hamish Dennis

Other competing crews:

Geelong College No 2 - Bow: Abbie Huxley, 2: Sophie Weddell, 3: Bianca Hitt, Str: Ruth Dougherty, Cox: Rachel Caldwell, Cch: Helen Valmeier

Genazzano College - Bow: Elena Baccini, 2: Stephanie Chiera, 3: Kate Kidston, Str: Jouise Juracich, Cox: Bridget Mangan, Cch: Richard Harvey

St Anne's & Gippsland Grammar - Bow: Jade Rowarth, 2: Ingrid Petterson, 3: Kym Waters, Str: Gillian Bursten, Cox: Tara Fisher, Cch: Rob Rowarth

Siena College - Bow: Sarah Ryan, 2: Fiona Lewis, 3: Leah Quarrell, Str: Clare Pinhorn, Cox: Kate Dredge, Cch: Lloyd Cosgrove

Wesley College No 1 - Bow: Lisa Bernath, 2: Natalie Siegel, 3: Rachel Lee, Str: Tabatha Wray, Cox: Rachel Levin, Cch: J Miller

Wesley College No 2 - Bow: Sybil Lavagy, 2: Lisa Lefkovits, 3: Bridget Barber, Str: Rebecca Barber, Cox: Nicole Hollander, Cch: Rachael Oldfield

Wesley College No 3 - Bow: Geneveive Lumley, 2: Wendy McKenzie, 3: Chelsea Sutherland, Str: Aliki Candrori, Cox: Emmeline Sinclaire, Cch: S Mount

Coxed Four Year 9 Division 2

Final A

1st        Lauriston - Bow: Lucy McInnes, 2: Sophie Loras, 3: Georgie Grant, Str: Sam Tilbrook, Cox: Lou Barraclough, Cch: Sally Ninham

2nd        St Catherine’s - Bow: Zoe Georgiou, 2: Liza Holdsworth, 3: Meredith Williams, Str: Kathryn Senior, Cox: Christie Watkins, Cch: Richard Brew

3rd        Geelong College - Bow: Yvette Le Grew, 3: Tara Eaton, 3: Laura Bridges, Str: Nerida Grede, Cox: Miranda Nation, Cch: Karly Day

4th        Genazzano - Bow: Sylvia Boelckey, 2: Emily Lawrence, 3: Angela Bourke, Str: Megan Auld, Cox: Fiona Drago, Cch: Anna Rusden

Coxed Four Year 9 Division 3

Final A

1st        Catholic College Sale - Bow: Leah Cilfford, 2: Joanne Silby, 3: Michelle Heathcote, Str: Kerrie heath, Cox: Lauren McKay, Cch: Julia Kean

2nd        Lauriston - Bow: Sarah Jackson, 2: Katherine Cary, 3: Elizabeth Ford, Str: Sarah Marshall, Cox: Emmie-Lou Ullin, Cch: Kathy Taylor

3rd        Lowther Hall - Bow: Jessica Beard, 2: Penny Gordon, 3: Kate Nunan, Str: Emma Atkins, Cox: Natalie Sentry, Cch: Cameron Begley

4th        St Catherine’s - Bow: Melanie Sweet, 2: Fleur De Jong, 3: Vanya Maplestone, Str: Clare Davies, Cox: Christina Mitchell, Cch: Vanessa Johnston

Coxed Four Year 9 Division 4

Final A

1st        STAGGS - Bow: Emily Wriggles-Worth, 2: Bree Claffey, 3: Taryn Johnson, Str: Julia Cogger, Cox: Georgina Wright, Cch: Jo Leighton

2nd        Genazzano - Bow: Jade Frost, 2: Megan Kelly, 3: Vanessa Doherty, Str: Sarah Tobin, Cox: Anne Werner, Cch: Sam Gartlan

3rd        Geelong College - Bow: Rowena McCallum, 2: Jodie Griffiths, 3: Ruth Stoneman, Str: Sarah O'Brien, Cox: Jane Armstong, Cch: Kate Hall

4th        Lowther Hall - Bow: Lisa Standing, 2: Briana McMunn, 3: Amy Richards, Str: Kate Wild, Cox: Lana Fortuin, Cch: Michael Korbell


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