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AIRMEN OARSMEN

NEW ZEALANDERS IN BRITAIN Ilec. 8.30 a.m. LONDON, July 18. Oarsmen from the R.N.Z.A.F. will take the water for the first time in Britain next week-end in an open race at the Sheppterton Regatta meeting in aid of the R.A.F. Benevolent Fund, against ten teams, includng the Metropolitan Police. The New Zealanders have a good adviser "in Flying-Officer J. H. McDonald, who represented New Zealand at the 1923 Olympiad at Los Angeles, and the 1930 British Empire Qames in Canada. McDonald aims to build up an eight to row at the Hammersmith regatta on August 4 &nd 5, and at Weybridge the following week-end. The Eevening News sports writer says that as New Zealand is a rowing country there is naturally good rowing material in the R.N.Z.A.F.

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AIRMEN OARSMEN, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 168, 18 July 1945

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AIRMEN OARSMEN Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 168, 18 July 1945

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