Category: Old Boys

Last Wednesday night’s BGS Hall of Fame Gala Dinner went off in spectacular style. Held every three years, it is an important occasion that provides our School community with an opportunity to honour and celebrate the extraordinary achievements of our Old Boys and the contributions they have made to society. This year, eighteen Old Boys […]

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Dylan Alcott (OB 2008) has won the US Open wheelchair quad singles title over the world number 1, David Wagner. This is Dylan’s second US Open and his sixth Grand Slam singles titles. This one was particularly testing for Dylan because rain forced the match to be moved to a practice court and spectators were […]

According to General Sir Harry Chauvel, he was ‘tall, lithe and wiry, and full of dash and energy, and I early had my eye on him as a possible leader’. And indeed, Grant was promoted quickly.

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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 (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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