Category: Old Boys

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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Nutrient Water and Cocobella maker MADE to ship bottled milk to Asia A beverage company founded 10 years ago by a group of Melbourne school mates is leaving multinational rivals in its wake. MADE, founded in 2005 by former Brighton Grammar mates Matthew Dennis, Luke Marget and Brad Wilson, was the first Australian company to launch vitamin-infused bottled […]

When Melbourne was selected as the first city in the world to trial experimental Alzheimer’s drug Anavex a year ago, lead researcher Associate Professor Steve MacFarlane (OB 1985) had no idea how much of an impact it would make.  As reported widely in the media this week, preliminary results have been staggering.  “They [the patients] […]

BGS Old Boy, Marcus Morelli, performs ballet

(As published in the Daily Telegraph, Sydney November 23, 2015) One might be a dancer and the other a soccer player, but Marcus Morelli and Milos Ninkovic are two performers at the top of their game going head to head in a battle for the city’s hearts and minds this week. Midfielder Ninkovic will hit […]

Patch Clapp (first on the left) with other Global Voices delegates

At the end of July, Patch Clapp (OB 2012 and former Captain of School) was awarded a Global Voices scholarship, giving him the opportunity to travel to Paris at the end of this year to participate in the 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) – from […]

Harry Potter Plays for Top Boys School, Brighton Grammar, First XV

Congratulations to rugby rising star Harry Potter (Year 12, 2015) who was awarded the 2015 University of Melbourne Young Achiever Award at  ‘Weary’ Dunlop Rugby Luncheon at Crown Palladium in October. The award provides a $14,000 education and sporting scholarship. Harry was overwhelmed by his win.   “At the end of the day, I just love […]