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1934 PSA Head of the River

The 1934 PSA Head of the River was conducted on Saturday 5 May 1934, over a new one mile course starting at the Quarries finishing at the Point Lewis, approximately a 1/4 mile closer to Perth.


Head of the River - Fours

Challenge Cup

One Mile


2 lengths, 3 lengths & 1 length

1st Scotch College - Bow: KO Richardson, 2: G Barratt-Hill, 3: J Wallace, Str: JW Greig, Cox: F Shepherd, Coach: WA Goland

2nd Hale School - Bow: DW Grigg, 2: PH Weston, 3: JWA Meredith, Str: DL Gordon, Cox: TE Arnold, Coach: D Gray

3rd Christian Brothers College - Bow: KO Brown, 2: KE Bolleman, 3: CE Nulsen, Str: RP Gelle, Cox: BH Hackett, Coach: AD Scott

4th Guildford Grammar School - Bow: DW Fleming, 2: P Monger, 3: AG Dunbar, Str: NG Whitehead, Cox: HJ Everett, Coach: WG Forrest

Second Fours

Half Mile


1.5 lengths, Canvas & 0.5 length

1st Christian Brothers College - Bow: PJ McManus, 2: RW Murphy, 3: R Camp-Smith, Str: RF Green, Cox: TE Cogan, Coaches: AD Scott, RH Hannah, HJ Keneally

2nd Guildford Grammar School - Bow: FB Harris, 2: BE Hardie, 3: RT Anderson, Str: RW Nowland, Cox: DW Forrest, Coach: Rev. RE Freeth

3rd Hale School - Bow: FS Doddemeade, 2: KJ Dyson, 3: RN Nielson, Str: JB Craig, Cox: WR Ellis, Coach: D Gray

4th Scotch College - Bow: G Barratt-Hill, 2: KG Baston, 3: AF McGuire, Str: RW Menzies, Cox: E Michelides, Coach: WA Goland

Old Boys' Race

Half Mile

No Time Recorded

0.75 length, 2 feet & 0.5 length

1st Scotch College - Bow: B Burnell, 2: T King, 3: G Wilson, 4: C Forman, 5: C Burnell, 6: W Holmes, 7: K Langley, Str: L Bennett, Cox: D Paterson

2nd Christian Brothers College - Bow: R Hannah, 2: H Keneally, 3: J McMahon, 4: N Connell, 5: P Adams, 6: R Browne, 7: C Aldous, Str: A Dobson, Cox: K Williams

3rd Hale School - Bow: W Reay, 2: N Humprhries, 3: P Trouchet, 4: W Browne, 5: D Gray, 6: A Hill, 7: G Keall, Str: C Wickens, Cox: E Arney

4th Guildford Grammar School - Bow: W Myles, 2: J Dewitt, 3: J Townshend, 4: G Freeth, 5: D Milne, 6: J Manford, 7: D Bowra, Str: L Armstrong, Cox: J Williams

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