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history of psa head of the river rowing regatta western australia

1928 PSA Head of the River

The 1928 PSA Head of the River was conducted on Saturday 5 May 1928, over the mile course finishing at the Narrows (Mill Point).


Head of the River - Fours

Challenge Cup

One Mile


Canvas, 1.5 lengths & 4 lengths

1st Christian Brothers College - Bow: WG Slater, 2: FJ Pimley, 3: JM Adlam, Str: JJ Hayton, Cox: DB Doyle, Coach: CJ Wroblewski

2nd Scotch College - Bow: JS Davenport, 2: AE Burnell, 3: JH Dewar, Str: VW Cash, Cox: WR Murray, Coach: WA Goland

3rd High School - Bow: J Maitland, 2: T Muir, 3: D Wheatley, Str: AB Stowe, Cox: L Oliver, Coach: GE Rogers

4th Guildford Grammar School - Bow: RH Smith, 2: RB Lefroy, 3: JM Hearman, Str: EE Tully, Cox: A Thorogood, Coach: MC Buttfield

Old Boys' Race

Half Mile (In Practice Fours)


1/2 length, Canvas & 1 length

1st Guildford Grammar School - Bow: WM Bateman, 2: OF Fry, 3: L Cleland, Str: P Bessell-Browne, Cox: 

2nd High School - Bow: M Beecher, 2: M Lotz, 3: PA Trouchet, Str: GA Rosser, Cox: 

3rd Christian Brothers College - Bow: AD Scott, 2: AF Dobson, 3: JW Pannell, Str: FH Powell, Cox: 

4th Scotch College - Bow: K Langley, 2: K Crossing, 3: J Branch, Str: JG Gordon, Cox: 

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