Newspaper Article 1969 – Bone’s Win

BONE’S WIN

(N.Z. Press Association)

WELLINGTON, This day.

Tony Bone, of Hawke’s Bay, won the senior single sculls at the Wellington provincial rowing championships on Saturday.

A top contender for a national title, Bone did not jump the senior singles field until the last 500 metres. He went on to beat Garret and Brown by four lengths.

More than 190 entries competed at the regatta on the Koro Koro course and honours were evenly shared among the local clubs.

Petone took the Watties Cup for most points from the holder, Star.

Hutt Valley convincingly won the senior fours, Wellington the eights and Star and Wellington tied for most points in the senior events.

Original digital file

BoneAD897_Newspaper_005e.jpeg

Date published

12 February 1969

Format of the original

Newspaper article

People

Accession number

406341

Do you know something about this record?

Please note we cannot verify the accuracy of any information posted by the community.

Supporters and sponsors

We sincerely thank the following businesses and organisations for their support.