Auckland, Jan, 29,
The New Zealand Championship Regatta j was held to.day at Mercer in perfeot weather. There is practically no competition in the classio events, Wanganui rarsmen compris. I ing tbe present champions being the only outsiders present. In the ordinary class races there are heavy entries from clubs all over the Auckland district, as well as from Wanganui. Only two crews started in the Champion Pairs, and Cotterill and Sharpe, of Wanganui, finished, after a procession, ten lengths ahead of Verring and Parkinson, the Wuitemata pair, the latter rowing in a clinker boat.
Other races resulted as follows
Maiden Single Scullb— Wanganui Union 1, St. George 2, Ngaruawahai 3. Maiden Fours—Whangarei 1, Hamilton 2, North Shore 3.
Maiden Pairs—Waitemata 1, North Shore and Kowhai (dead heat) 2. Jun or Four, for lightweights—West End 1, Araraoho 2
Champion Single Sculls—Hadfield (Waitematn) 1, Boose (Mercer) 2, Stone (St. Gsovge'f) 3. The preseent champion bad the race pretty much hts own way, and won comfortably by six lengths, while to the general suiprise, Roose beat Stone by a couple ot lengths. Marshall, of the Wanganui club, was fourth, and Young and Bharpe, of Wanganui Union, struck trouble early and did not cover more than a small portr6h of the distance.
Junior Pairs -Waitemata 1, Wanganui Union 2.
Youths Fours—Whangarei 1, Wanganui Union 2,
Champion Four 3— Wanganui Union (Cor--by, Sharpe, Ejland. Cowerill) 1, Waitematn (undrew?, Hadfield, Parkinson, Herring-) 2 # Won comfortably.
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CHAMPIONSHIP REGATTA., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4368, 30 January 1914
CHAMPIONSHIP REGATTA. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4368, 30 January 1914
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