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Interstate Championships

27 Apr 1940 Port River SA

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Women's Interstate Four-Oared Championship—The ULVA Trophy

Distance: 3/4 Mile
Time: 5.22.0
Margins: 1 & 3 lengths

1st TAS - Bow: E Lawler, 2: E Russell, 3: Maisie Doran, Str: B Young, Cox: Mr Tom Darcey
2nd QLD - Bow: B Buckolz, 2: Audrey Hampson, 3: Flo Crossett, Str: V Whetter, Cox: Mr K Fitzgerald
3rd NSW - Bow: H Lilley, 2: Rita Stephenson, 3: L Boon, Str: Doris Collins, Cox: Lilian Collins, Cch: L Hancock
4th VIC - 3: Merle Bennell
SA - Did not finish

Tasmania started brilliantly gaining a length and a half lead early in the race. By half way the lead was reduced to within 1/2 length, but the Tasmanians responded and drew away to win by one length to Queensland, 3 lengths back to NSW and Victoria last. The South Australians broke an oar early in the race and did not finish.

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