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The G W C Ewan Cup was an annual sporting prize awarded to the winner of the Under 16 Athletics Championship.

It was known as the 'Elgar Opie Memorial Cup' to 1939 and named after Elgar Watts Opie (1893-1917) a casualty of World War I. From 1940 to 1945 it was known as the 'John Heath Cup. From 1946, it was named after George William Carruthers Ewan OAM (1927-2005), a notable athlete at school, who won this award in 1942 and broke the High Jump record at 6ft 1 3/4 ins in 1945.

It does not appear to have been awarded after 1974.

G W C Ewan Cup Awardees:

1924 Ingpen, T. R. (Opie)
1926 Hirst, C.
1927 Gillespie, W. M.
1929 Twentyman, W. P.
1930 Smith, R. R. (Opie)
1931 Laidlaw, R. H. C.
1932 Turner, D. H.
1933 Reid, F. C. D.
1934 Watson, R. D.
1935 Sutherland, N. G.
1936 Baker, W. E. (Opie presented by E C Opie)
1937 Not Listed
1938 Hope, I. R.
1939 Gough, K. O. (Opie presented by John Heath)
1940 Drury, D. M (Handicap event - Norman Morrison Cup?)
1941 Davies, A. W. (Heath)
1942 Ewan G. W. C. (Heath)
1943 Bayly, G. R. (Heath)
1944 Baud, J. H (Heath)
1945 Grant, D. T. (Heath)
1946 Jeffreys, J. C. (Ewan)
1947 Ingpen, J. L.
1948 McColl, J. C.
1949 Lancon, I. M.
1950 Turner, R. B.
1951 Keith, G. L.
1952 McDonald, A. W.
1953 Watson, I. A.
1954 Redpath, R.
1955 Dudley, C. T.
1956 Hatton, L. G.
1957 Sproat, T. W.
1958 Fallaw, C. W.
1959 McKenzie, J. S.
1960 Green, S. T.
........ Irvine, J. R.
1961 Sheahan, A. P.
1962 Andrews, G. E. T.
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