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history of psa head of the river rowing regatta western australia

1926 PSA Head of the River

The 1926 PSA Head of the River was conducted on Saturday 1 May 1926, over the mile course finishing at the Narrows (Mill Point).

This year also marked the return of the Old Boys' Race which was abandoned after 1915 due to the Great War.


Head of the River - Fours

Challenge Cup

One Mile


4 lengths, 1 length & 3 lengths

1st Christian Brothers College - Bow: AD Scott, 2: EM Davey, 3: B Buzolic, Str: AF Dobson. Cox: T Lalor, Coach: CJ Wroblewski

2nd High School - Bow: J Trethowan, 2: R Duncan, 3: AR Wright, Str: W Browne. Cox: L Oliver, Coach: GE Rogers

3rd Guildford Grammar School - Bow: KE Ball, 2: JC Smith, 3: AF Taylor, Str: FT Hardie. Cox: BD Beresford, Coach: AP Farrington

4th Scotch College - Bow: DM McGregor, 2: AI McClelland, 3: PO Owen, Str: WM Nunn. Cox: CM Mitchenson, Coach: WA Goland, Emerg: TG Brown

Old Boys' Race

Half Mile (in Practice Fours)

No Time recorded

2.5 lengths, 0.5 length & 3 lengths

1st Guildford Grammar School - Bow: W Bateman, 2: P Bessell-Browne, 3: M Church, Str: K Skinner, Cox: 

2nd Scotch College - Bow: J Witchell, 2: N Crossing, 3: D Kirk, Str: JG Gordon, Cox: 

3rd Christian Brothers College - Bow: FA Williams, 2: G Orgill, 3: JW Pannell, Str: JA Child, Cox: 

4th High School - Bow: M Beecher, 2: L Clifton, 3: C Mathews, Str: GA Rosser, Cox: 

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