The Men's Interstate Chapionships were raced with heats, repechages and finals.
Organising Committee: M S Williams (Chairman), R R Aitken, G H Taylor, A T Trahar, N F Wilkinson & N W Cairnes
Starters: Jack J Donald, F Roberts, Robert Duncan & Vic Sharp
Umpires: William Morrison, E Elliot, David Boykett
Judges: Alec McLeish, J Barnett, T Cotton, F Findlay
Timekeepers: F Peters & A Martin
1st VIC - Bow: Ian E Douglas, 2: Charles
J Lehman, 3: Duchan Stankovich, 4: Graeme McCall, 5: Martin Tomanovits,
6: Terry R Davies, 7: Paul Guest, Str: W Neville Howell, Cox:
G J Norton, Coach: Alan N Jacobsen, Emerg: Simon Newcomb & Brian
J Vear, Manager: W Ray B Todd, Selectors: Dr Lloyd S Williams,
Ron J March & coach.
2nd WA - Bow: Milton A Francis, 2: Frank J Lowry, 3: Ross Moffat, 4: Alan Hall, 5: Roger C Liggins, 6: Berry H Durston, 7: Ron W N Hardy, Str: John E Negus, Cox: Terrence J Scook, Emerg: Reg J Clairs, Cch: Ken D Grant, Mgr: Robert C Hemery
3rd TAS - Bow: Chris Gourlay, 2: Kevin Spicer, 3: John Blake, 4: Reg Free, 5: Don Rule, 6: Chris Alcock, 7: Ray Trousselot, Str: Ian Edwards, Cox: David Rattray-Smith, Emergs: Brian Hughes & Ross Gregory, Cch: John Verney
4th NSW - Bow: Michael W Lowrey, 2: Gary S Herford, 3: John A Campbell, 4: Stewart L Derwin, 5: Alf W Duval, 6: Neil C Smith, 7: Graeme K (Mick) Allan, Str: James A Goulding, Cox: Ken C Lloyd, Emergs: Stuart E Agnew & Don S Brewer, Cch: Phil Cayzer, Mgr: Alf Duval
SA - Bow: D Sweetman, 2: Ian Russell, 3: Lindsay Southcott, 4: David B Bishop, 5: R Cornelius, 6: R Cheeseman, 7: John H Jarvis, Str: Robert Russell, Cox: Vaughan Bollen, Emergs: Tom P McCormick & D Vincent, Cch: John A Hill
QLD - Bow: Graham Angus, 2: Roy Hinchy, 3: James Love, 4: Thomas Clarke, 5: Allan Higgins, 6: Robert Harmsworth, 7: Steve Hinchy, Str: Kenneth Monk, Cox: William Bennett, Emerg: Phillip Clutterbuck, Cch: Dennis Donnelly, Manager: Robert Lyndon
In heat one of the eights, Tasmania defeated Queensland. In heat 2 NSW defeated South Australia. In heat three Victoria defeated Western Australia. Western Australia won the repechage against South Australia with Queensland scratched due to the illness of the seven man Steve Hinchy. The final was a half length win to Victoria from WA with NSW a further 1 1/2 lengths further back.
1st NSW - Ian Tutty
2nd TAS - Graham Squires
3rd VIC - Jeff Sykes
4th WA - Gerry M Hubbard
SA eliminated in repechage - G Fitzgerald
In the sculling championship, Tutty defeated Squires and Fitzgerald in heat one, and Sykes defeated Hubbard in heat two. Squires won the repechage from Hubbard and Fitzgerald. Tutty had an easy win in the final from Squires, then Sykes and Hubbard.
1st VIC - Bow: Rodney J Smith, 2: George Xouris,
3: Anthony M Walker, Str: Ken M Hume, Cox: David Palfreyman,
Emergs: Rodney Gladman & Peter Downey, Cch: Keith Bilney, Selectors:
William Wallace, E Wilson & coach
2nd NSW - Bow: John W Henderson, 2: Patrick W Burke, 3: Ray C Bushell, Str: Geoff A Knight, Cox: Alan Grover, Emerg: Col Bullard, Cch: Bert Harding
3rd WA - Bow: Anthony Windus, 2: Dennis Durston, 3: Eddie Fordham, Str: Geoff Storey, Cox: Daryl Ninham, Cch: Norm Golding
SA - Bow: J Blank, 2: D Edmonds, 3: Bruce R Pontifex, Str: J Minney, Cox: Peter Worley, Emerg: P Blank, Cch: K McCoy
TAS - Bow: Terry Philpott, 2: Tony Timms, 3: Cliff Hutton, Str: M Knuth, Cox: Joe Howlett, Emerg: Kerry Hay, Cch: Anthony Timms
In the lightweight fours, Victoria defeated NSW and Tasmania in heat one and Western Australia defeated South Australia in heat two. NSW won the repechage from SA with Tasmania not finishing. The final was a four length win to Victoria from NSW with WA a further 1 1/2 lengths back.
1st NSW - Bow: Janice Cameron, 2: Margaret
Agnew, 3: Jacqui Bonner, Str: Margaret Hansen, Cox: Barry Roberts,
Cch: R F "Bob" Saville
3rd QLD - Bow: E Robinson, 2: J French, 3: Barbara Bensen, Str: J Nimmo, Cox: Mr S Hood
The margins indicate a closer contest this year between NSW and Victoria. However it was again another win to NSW.