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Will Ashcroft named Captain of Victorian 15 years and under boys team At the Jumper Presentation held on 11 July, Will Ashcroft was named Captain of the Victorian Schoolboys team for 15 years and under. Under his lead, the team will represent School Sports Victoria at the School Sport Australia Football Championship in Launceston from […]

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APS Soccer under lights on the Mitchell Oval On Friday the lights came on and our 1st and 2nd XI Soccer Teams participated in the first game of APS Soccer under lights at the Mitchell Oval. A crowd of over 500 supporters from both schools witnessed an amazing spectacle and great matches with lots of […]

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Year 6 boys skate their way to silver Three BGS Year 6 boys – AJ Harris, Aidan McDonald and Landon Penca – fought it out together on the ice last week as part of the Victoria State team. They won silver in the Ginsberg National Ice Hockey Australia 13-and-under tournament in Perth, losing to NSW […]

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Slopestyle is the newest Interschools snowsports event. Competitors are required to ski or snowboard down a course that includes a variety of obstacles, including rails, jumps and other terrain park features. Points are scored for amplitude, originality and quality of tricks. Snowsports was rated the most exciting Olympic sport at Sochi in 2014. On 12 […]

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Will Middlemiss excelled on the snow last weekend at the 2017 Victorian Interschools Cross Country Championships at Mount Buller. He won the Division 1 – Classic Individual and was the only skier to complete the 3km course in under 9 minutes. Then, in the relay, he skied all three laps of the 6km course on […]

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It has been an amazing winter season of Senior Sport in 2017. Our boys continue to favour team sports as they seek the social and emotional benefits of striving for, achieving and celebrating successes with their peers. The achievements began with our 1st V Basketball graduating to play their inaugural season in the APS 1st […]

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In April, six BGS boys travelled to Brisbane to compete at the 2017 Georgina Hope Foundation Australian Age Championships. Swimming captain Julian Wilson (Year 12), Harrison Preston (Year 10), Ewan Smith, Billy Pearson, Lachie Jackett-Simpson, and Charlie Lamont (all Year 9) all competed at the Australian Age Championships. There were some stand-out performances and numerous […]

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You probably know that the BGS 1st XVIII team has now won the premiership three times in a row (Go Tonners!), but here are 10 things you probably don’t know about our footy champs. They were slow starters. It took six seasons from when we joined the APS to register our first win in 1964. […]

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BGS hockey is ‘on the rise’.   This sentiment has been a product of results, selection and coaching, along with the great work of the Wick’s Club parent support group who are laying the foundation for a bright future. The First XI team have won three games in a row (aggregate score of 18-1), the Seconds have […]

Rebels player Nic Stirzaker with BGS students

The new program, launched on the eve of the 2016 Asteron Life Super Rugby season, will see the junior Rugby players at the school receive free Melbourne Rebels Junior Memberships for the season. All junior players will get free access to all seven Rebels home games in 2016, including next weekend’s first home game against […]