Australian Aths History

Australasian Championships - 1907-08

Hobart Cricket Ground, Hobart, 29 February & 2 March 1908

100 YARDS - Men - 29 February 1908
Pos Athlete Team Mark  
HEAT 1
1 Nigel Barker NSW 10.4  
2 H. Fay Qld   2 yards
3 Ralph Abercrombie Vic   inches
  Fred Fairthorne Tas    
  C. Searl Tas    
  Harold "Harry" Henderson NZL    
         
HEAT 2
1 Les Morgan Vic 10.4  
2 B. Berry Qld   1.5 yards
3 E. Fisher NZL    
         
FINAL
1 Nigel Barker NSW 10.2  
2 Les Morgan Vic 10.3est  
3 H. Fay Qld 10.3est  
4 B. Berry Qld    
5 E. Fisher NZL    
6 Ralph Abercrombie Vic    
         
220 YARDS - Men - 2 March 1908
Pos Athlete Team Mark  
HEAT 1
1 Nigel Barker NSW 32.0  
2 H. Fay Qld   5 yards
3 Harold "Harry" Henderson NZL   2 yards
         
HEAT 2
1 Les Morgan Vic 26.6  
2 W. Trembath NZL   4 yards
3 E. Fisher NZL   2 yards
  G. Colchester Tas    
  B. Berry Qld    
  W. Colley NSW    
         
FINAL
1 Nigel Barker NSW 22.6  
=2 Les Morgan Vic   6 yards
=2 H. Fay Qld    
  Harold "Harry" Henderson NZL    
  W. Trembath NZL    
  E. Fisher NZL    
         
RUN-OFF for 2nd and 3rd place
1 Les Morgan Vic 24.0  
2 H. Fay Qld   8 yards
         
440 YARDS - Men - 29 February 1908
Pos Athlete Team Mark  
FINAL
1 Nigel Barker NSW 51.0  
2 John Davis Vic   10 yards
3 E. Fisher NZL   4 yards
4 W. Trembath NZL    
5 C. Searl Tas    
  F. Edwards Tas    
         
880 YARDS - Men - 2 March 1908
Pos Athlete Team Mark  
FINAL
1 W. Trembath NZL 2:00.2  
2 Nigel Barker NSW 2:00.8est  
3 E. Fisher NZL    
4 G. Retford NSW    
  C. Searl Tas    
  F. McCormick Tas    
  G. Colchester Tas    
  Ambrose Luton Qld    
  Norman Burrowes Vic    
  Joseph Lynch NSW    
  Henry St. Aubin Murray NZL    
         
1 MILE - Men - 29 February 1908
Pos Athlete Team Mark  
FINAL
1 Alfred Clemes Tas 4:38.0  
2 Norman Burrowes Vic 4:38.1est  
3 G. Retford NSW    
4 S. Sharp NZL    
  George Blake Vic    
  S. Buckley Vic    
         
3 MILES - Men - 2 March 1908
Pos Athlete Team Mark  
FINAL
1 S. Sharp NZL 15:36.0  
2 Alfred Clemes Tas   1.5 feet
3 George Blake Vic    
  Ambrose Luton Qld DNF  
  Joseph Lynch NSW DNF  
  Geoff Arnold NSW DNF  
  Sam Scholfield Tas DNF  
  A. Schofield Tas DNF  
         
120 YARDS HURDLES - Men - 29 February 1908
Pos Athlete Team Mark  
HEAT 1
1 Colin Stewart NSW 16.4  
2 J. Agnew Tas   4 yards
         
HEAT 2
1 John Davis Vic 17.4  
2 T. Rockcliffe Tas   6 yards
         
HEAT 3
1 Henry St.Aubin Murray NZL 17.2  
2 H. Cook NZL 17.3est  
         
FINAL
=1 John Davis Vic 16.4  
=1 Colin Stewart NSW 16.4  
3 Henry St. Aubin Murray NZL    
         
RUN-OFF
1 John Davis Vic 16.2  
2 Colin Stewart NSW 16.2  
         
440 YARDS HURDLES - Men - 2 March 1908 3'6"
Pos Athlete Team Mark  
FINAL
1 Henry St.Aubin Murray NZL 58.4  
2 John Davis Vic   3 yards
3 Colin Stewart NSW    
  C. Searl Tas    
  G. Colchester Tas    
  F. Edwards Tas    
  Tom Maher Qld    
  Tim Frawley Qld    
  Charles Orbell NZL    
  H. Cook NZL    
         
1 MILE WALK - Men - 29 February 1908
Pos Athlete Team Mark  
1 Harry Kerr NZL 7:23.6  
2 P. Stubberfield NZL   10 yards
3 H. Smith NSW    
4 C. Rose Tas    
  F. Rose Tas DNF  
         
3 MILES WALK - Men - 2 March 1908
Pos Athlete Team Mark  
1 Harry Kerr NZL 23:55.6  
2 P. Stubberfield NZL    
  C. Rose Tas DNF  
  H. Smith NSW DNF  
         
HIGH JUMP - Men - 29 February 1908
Pos Athlete Team Mark  
1 Charles Orbell NZL 5'10½" (1.78m)  
2 Tom Maher Qld 5'9" (1.75m)  
3 Alan 'Jock' Scott NSW 5'8" (1.73m)
4 Tim Frawley Qld 5'6" (1.675m)  
5 Herbert 'St Vincent' Welch NSW 5'6" (1.675m)  
         
POLE VAULT - Men - 2 March 1908
Pos Athlete Team Mark  
1 Len McKay NZL 11'1¼" (3.38m)  
2 Tim Frawley Qld 11'0" (3.35m)  
3 L. Walker Vic 10'3" (3.12m)  
4 Tom Maher Qld 9'3" (2.82m)  
5 C. Curran Tas 8'0" (2.43m)  
6 H. Cook NZL 8'3" (2.43m)  
  P. Curran Tas NH  
         
LONG JUMP - Men - 2 March 1908
Pos Athlete Team Mark  
1 John Davis Vic 20'9" (6.32m)  
2 Nigel Barker NSW 20'2½" (6.15m)  
3 Len McKay NZL 19'10½" (6.06m)  
  C. Searl Tas    
J. Agnew Tas
  Tom Maher Qld    
Tim Frawley Qld
  Colin Stewart NSW    
  Joseph Lynch NSW    
  Charles Orbell NZL    
  Les Morgan Vic    
  Leo Walker Vic    
         
SHOT PUT - Men - 29 February 1908
Pos Athlete Team Mark  
1 William O'Reilly NSW 38'10" (11.83m)  
2 Jack Kearney Qld 35'1" (10.69m)  
3 Tom Maher Qld 34'9" (10.59m)  
         
HAMMER THROW - Men - 2 March 1908
Pos Athlete Team Mark  
1 Jack Kearney Qld 125'7" (38.28m)  
2 William O'Reilly NSW 124'8½" (38.01m)  
3 Tim Frawley Qld 102'11" (31.38m)  
  Tom Maher Qld    
  Paddy Byrne WA    
  Len McKay NZL    

 

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