Excerpts from 'Well Rowed University'

"Dr Judith Buckrich has written an absorbing account of a great sporting institution. It is a happy combination of interesting historical detail and the humanity of Club members."
—Sir James Gobbo, former MUBC oarman, Rhodes Scholar and Governor of Victoria, 1997-2000

Below are excerpts from this history of Melbourne University Boat Club:

pp34-37: start of chapter two, Growth and Glamour: 1880-1904 (168KB pdf)

pp62-65: start of chapter three, The Fabulous Years Until the First World War (248KB pdf)

pp116-117: The Keon-Cohens feature (120KB pdf)—example of the many features of individuals and rowing families found throughout this history

pp238-239: Local problems caused by international success (154KB pdf)—extract from chapter seven: One of Australia's Most Successful Sporting Clubs

index (132KB pdf)—containing all the names found within the book