Category: Old Boys

This week, 100 Australian horsemen took part in ‘a ride of peace’ in Israel to commemorate the anniversary of the Battle of Beersheba. BGS Old Boy William Grant led the charge of the 4th Australian Light Horse late in the afternoon of 31 October 1917, in what was to be remembered as the last great […]

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Old Boys living interstate had the chance to catch up last weekend when reunions were held in Sydney and Brisbane. At Zeta Bar in the Sydney Hilton, 37 Old Boys representing a large range of year groups gathered to reconnect with each other and the School. In Brisbane, 22 Old Boys and partners sat down […]

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We caught up with Alex Clarke (OB 2014) and Ben Canham (OB 2015) to hear about their journey to selection in the Under 21 Australian Rowing Squad. After starting at BGS in Year 5, Alex completed Year 12 in 2014. He commenced rowing at BGS in the 10B crew in 2012. He was a very […]

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When the Year 7 footballers arrived at the Crowther for their regular Wednesday afternoon training session, they were greeted by Melbourne Football Club players Christian Salem (OB 2013), Jack Viney and Billy Stretch. The three players needed some boys to train as part of their assessment for an advanced coaching course. Our boys were more […]

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Andrew MCGrath (Melissa Heagney goes back to school with some famous faces) AFL No.1 draft pick 2016, now playing with Essendon Brighton Grammar, graduated 2016   What I learnt… I learnt many things throughout my time at Brighton Grammar, but I think the one thing that stands out is learning how to communicate and make genuine relationships with those around […]

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Izaak US football

Izaak Gerkis (OB 2016) has just signed with Division 1 Western Michigan University as an official 2017 football recruit.  Izaak left BGS in 2012 when he moved to the US with his family having previously playing Aussie rules.  He played school (American) football for Birmingham Seaholm in Michigan, as a defensive back and slot receiver […]

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Will Pucovski cricket 2017

Will Pucovski (OB 2015) made his first-class debut scoring a composed 28 against NSW at the MCG on Wednesday. He batted 5th for the Bushrangers following a couple of months of great results. Two months ago, he dominated the national under 19 championships, notching four centuries and averaging 162.50. He added two more Premier cricket […]

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By: Martin Kulesza (Year 10) At School: Harold Oscar Teague was born on the 15th October 1877 in Victoria Park, Western Australia and brought up in the Church of England religion. His father’s name was John Henry Teague – who worked as a Commercial Agent, mother is unknown, and he had one sibling – a sister, […]

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You may have already read or heard in the media this morning that Old Boy, Dylan Alcott (2008) was last night awarded the Newcombe Medal, Australia’s highest individual honour for tennis. Dylan also shared the award for “Most outstanding athlete with a disability” with his gold medal winning doubles partner, Heath Davidson. Dylan was inducted […]

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Melbourne architecture, interior and urban design agency Ewert Leaf has picked up two major awards at the 2016 Melbourne Design Awards winning gold and silver. The company, founded in 2009 by co-directors and old boys Toby Ewert (OB 2000) and Will Leaf (OB 1996), collected a Gold Award for the contemporary apartment redevelopment it designed […]

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