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BGS and Melbourne Rebels Club Partner

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 […]

BGS Hockey Super Clinic

BGS coaching staff, Hockey Victoria and The Wicks Club have worked together to develop a clinic that delivers both match skills and an understanding of the game to players of ALL levels – from Beginners to Seniors. On the day, participants will be sorted into groups based on experience. In this way, skills can be […]

Old Boy wins Tennis Golden Slam

He created tennis history by winning all four wheelchair tennis majors – the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and now the US Open – and a Paralympic gold medal (his second) in the one year. It was Dylan’s second US Open singles title and 15th Grand Slam singles title. Dylan’s achievements aren’t restricted to the […]

Breakfast with Brendon Gale

Please join us at our next online BGS Business Breakfast on Friday, 17 September to hear Brendon Gale, CEO of the Richmond Football Club, in conversation with our Headmaster, Ross Featherston. In a professional career spanning 12 years, Brendon played an impressive 244 AFL games with the Richmond Football Club. After retiring from football, Brendon […]

Rugby Kicks Off

The U14, U15 and U16 BGS rugby team launch was marked by a special visit by the Melbourne Rebel’s Steve Cummins who spoke to the boys and presented them with showbags and balls provided by our awesome BGS Rugby Parents Group. As we head into a long cold winter sport season full of training and […]

Swimmers and Divers inspire

With 86 boys competing for 45 places on the swim team, every spot had been hotly contested. Four Year 6 boys were identified by new coach Gus Barnes through the School Sport Victoria regionals, making the BGS team one of the youngest entered. On the night, six APS records were broken and 26 BGS boys […]

House Colours: a badge of honour

After some searching, I found my name under the purple banner of Rofe and next minute was being transported by a fellow year 12 Rofer to my tutor group. This is one of the most special things about being in a House as it connects an 18-year-old boy about to finish his final year of […]

Big Fella Camp Reflections 2

As we quickly approach the start of the new school year, I greatly encourage all boys to hit the ground running from the start of this term. I have learnt over my school journey that it is vital to make a positive start to the year, as it will not only prevent you from falling […]

Archie’s nod to Will Murray

Of all articles written about the AFL draft, this one is special, and we’re glad it has been captured on the record. The story of BGS footy for the past 6 years is very much Will Murray’s (Year 12) story, and those keen-eyed members of the school community would have seen Will there with Archie […]

Words of wisdom from celebrated Old Boys

Peter Harvie (OB 1957) These are strange times, in uncharted seas. Yet opportunities exist and sometimes are magnified in challenging social and economic environments. These times will pass but you should not wait until easier times to put your personal targets (and often dreams) into practice. Above all, look after your families, your friends and […]