At the invitation of the Rhodes' scholars, members of the Atlantic Union were present and watched the races from the college barges ...
After the close struggle of Friday evening intense interest was taken in the fight for the headship. An enormous crowd gathered at the starting point. The race proved most exciting. Gradually Christ Church crept up, but Magdalen doggedly persevered. After passing the Long-bridges Christ Church made a supreme effort and bumped Magdalen at the New Cut. It is 57 years since the "House" was head of the river.
Corpus overtook Lincoln under the willows; at the time Keble were pressing Corpus and the bump obstructed their passage. Oriel were thus enabled to row by Keble, and so gained a place.
The University eight-oared races at Oxford were brought to a close yesterday in favourable conditions. An enormous crowd assembled at the riverside for both divisions of the racing...The article lists the members of the Christ Church head crew.
Christ Church did not experience the least difficulty in maintaining the headship, and were loudly cheered at the finish.
The number of bumps in the six days' racing was 22, of which Merton made six. Lincoln and Pembroke lost four places each. The last time Christ Church finished head of the river was in 1849.
|B:||E. R. Codrington||11st|
|2:||E. F. Paget||11st 9lb|
|3:||C. S. James||12st 7lb|
|4:||J. F. Fraser Tylter||11st 9lb|
|5:||G. E. Hope||12st 12lb|
|6:||J. Purnell Edwards||12st 6lb|
|7:||H. Barker||11st 13lb|
|S:||A. C. Gladstone||11st 4lb|
|C:||A. Kekewich||8st 3lb|
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