John Booth war hero Blamain Rowing Club

Robert Neilson

 

Robert Neilson (NSW) 10st 12lbs - Balmain Rowing Club.

 

Sculling Championships

 

The Balmain Rowing Club’s annual regatta was held on the Parramatta River today. Sculls, three miles, was won by R Neilson by five lengths, with A C Bull second land A H Byrne third - time 20 minutes, 21 seconds.

 

The Northern Daily Leader - 7 February 1921

 

Wins - 1919 - 1921 

Won Maiden Fours (rowed No 2 seat) at NSW Rowing Association’s regatta.

Won Junior Fours (rowed No 2 seat) at Sydney Rowing Club’s Regatta

Won Champion Eights (rowed No 2 seat) at Sydney Rowing Club’s Regatta

Won Senior Eights (rowed No 2 seat) at St Ignatius’ Rowing Club’s Regatta

Won Champion Sculls of New South Wales.

 

Neilson has been sculling in outriggers for about nine months

 

 

Launceston Examiner - 23 April 1921

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