The Oxford University Torpids have been cancelled because the river is again frozen. The college captains will be meeting to discuss the situation and will probably arrange a scratch regatta, if conditions permitted, so that there could be some rowing during the Hilary Term.
The Torpids were last interrupted by the weather in 1947, when a frost caused a week's delay between the first three days and the completion of the programme.
Oxford to Hold Head of River RaceAs a substitute for the Torpids races, which were cancelled during the severe weather, Oxford University Boat Club are to hold a head of the river race at Medley on Saturday (2.45). Eleven crews, including three from Balliol, have entered and the course will be from Tumbling Bay to Godstow Lock.
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