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history of psa head of the river rowing regatta western australia

1930 PSA Head of the River

The 1930 PSA Head of the River was conducted on Saturday 3 May 1930, over the mile course finishing at the Narrows (Mill Point).


Head of the River - Fours

Challenge Cup

One Mile


0.5 length, 1 length & 1 length

1st Christian Brothers College - Bow: JL McMahon, 2: RH Brown, 3: JS McLeod, Str: JJ Hayton, Cox: GH Bailey, Coach: CJ Wroblewski

2nd Scotch College - Bow: ML Turner, 2: WA Clowes, 3: RA Stirling, Str: JR Williams, Cox: C McLennan, Coach: WA Goland

3rd Hale School - Bow: AC Forbes, 2: VJ Murray, 3: FA LeSouef, Str: JT Burnett, Cox: D McDaniel, Coach: GE Rogers

4th Guildford Grammar School - Bow: D McPherson, 2: J Manford, 3: G Freeth, Str: J Wittenoom, Cox: K Craddock, Coach: P Bessell-Browne

Second Fours

Half Mile


Canvas, 0.25 length & 0.25 length

1st Guildford Grammar School - Bow: HA Craven, 2: C Bessell-Browne, 3: WR Williams, Str: WA Myles, Cox: EC House, Coach: W McKean

2nd Hale School - Bow: EA Burnett, 2: W Tanner, 3: MH Parry, Str: MD Gray, Cox: R Carter, Coach: GE Rogers

3rd Christian Brothers College - Bow: DB Doyle, 2: JT Ballenger, 3: K Hickey, Str: FE Parker, Cox: E Coleman, Coach: AD Scott

4th Scotch College - Bow: H Ferris, 2: K Simpson, 3: R Cox, Str: T Morris, Cox: S Shepherd, Coach: WA Goland

Old Boys' Race

Half Mile (In Practice Fours)


0.75 length, Canvas & 2 lengths

1st Christian Brothers College - Bow: TJ Staunton, 2: AD Scott, 3: BJ Buzolic, Str: EF Jackson, Cox: JP Bailey

2nd Guildford Grammar School - Bow: L Armstrong, 2: J Bessell-Browne, 3: WM Bateman, Str: P Bessell-Browne, Cox: 

3rd Scotch College - Bow: K Langley, 2: C Burnell, 3: HV Reilly, Str: L Bennett, Cox: 

4th Hale School - Bow: TG Blake, 2: H McKenzie, 3: J Maitland, Str: M Lotz, Cox: 

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