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Berry blowing the whistle at Rugby World Cup

Nic Berry (Class of 2001) is currently in Japan as one of the many international referees at this year's Rugby World Cup. The former Queensland Reds scrumhalf began his refereeing career in 2015 and has quickly risen in the ranks to become one of Australia's premier referees.   After school Nic represented Australia in the [...]

2019-10-15T08:15:17+00:00 October 14th, 2019|Old Boy News|Comments Off on Berry blowing the whistle at Rugby World Cup

Old Boys create next step in legacy on Foundation Day

Foundation Day celebrations mark a significant event in the school's history. A large contingent of Old Boys attended the special assembly held yesterday to mark the 156th anniversary of the first day of school at Ipswich Grammar. On October 7 1863 16 boys begin their education at Ipswich Grammar School after being built due to [...]

2019-10-09T15:27:30+00:00 October 9th, 2019|Old Boy News|Comments Off on Old Boys create next step in legacy on Foundation Day

Dr S. Evan Jones PM

Sydney Evan Jones (Class of 1905), was dux of IGS in 1905 and won a Queensland Exhibition to the University of Sydney, graduating with a Bachelor of Medicine in 1910. He struck up a friendship with fellow medical student Archibald McLean, who was appointed by Douglas Mawson to be chief medical officer of the Australian [...]

2019-09-30T13:49:09+00:00 September 17th, 2019|Old Boy News|Comments Off on Dr S. Evan Jones PM

Not just an average Physio

Old Boy Michael Dalgliesh (Class of 1977) is not only a highly regarded Sports Physiotherapist, but also a Performance Director and Athletic Development Specialist. Working with many talented athletes across the world, he was an advisor to the Queensland Academy of Sport for nearly a decade. Michael was very involved across all of their 24 [...]

2019-09-25T09:36:43+00:00 September 17th, 2019|Old Boy News|Comments Off on Not just an average Physio

Wallaby giant Izack Rodda

Making his national debut for the Wallabies in 2017, Izack Rodda (Class of 2014) grew up in Evans Head in northern NSW. Playing both Rugby League and Union Izack training or playing six days a week as a boy. Eventually focusing on Rugby Union at the age of thirteen Izack finished his final two years [...]

2019-09-16T15:22:53+00:00 September 16th, 2019|Old Boy News|Comments Off on Wallaby giant Izack Rodda

Milestones celebrated at Old Boys Day

Last weekend’s home round of GPS sport saw the annual celebration of Old Boys’ Day at Rugby and Basketball. The day is the biggest event on the Old Boys’ schedule and saw the biggest crowd in recent years. Hosted at the school the day ignites many memories in the Old Boys, who remember their time [...]

2019-08-27T16:06:17+00:00 August 27th, 2019|Old Boy News|Comments Off on Milestones celebrated at Old Boys Day

US bound on Football scholarship

Xavier Townsend (Class of 2018) will make his way to the USA later this year after being awarded a four-year scholarship to play for the 'Soaring Eagles' at Elmira College in a Division III NCA College in New York State. Xavier was a member of the First XI squad for three years and enjoyed a [...]

2019-08-02T08:21:30+00:00 August 2nd, 2019|Old Boy News|Comments Off on US bound on Football scholarship

Pengelly nets triple hat-trick

Andrew Pengelly has created history in the National Premier League in Queensland with a nine goal haul against Sunshine Coast Fire on the weekend. Playing for the Brisbane Strikers, Andrew's dominant display in their 12-1 victory, has given the team hope in making the finals. After graduating school, Andrew continued to be a key member [...]

2019-07-23T09:41:33+00:00 July 23rd, 2019|Old Boy News|Comments Off on Pengelly nets triple hat-trick

Volleyball honours for Wheeler

Tom Wheeler (Class of 2016) will represent Australia in the under-23 volleyball team to play in the Asian Championship at Mayanmar (or Burma) in August. Tom returned to Australia from Canada where he is studying primary education at Grande Prairie Regional College and playing in their men’s team. The Australian squad will be training in [...]

2019-07-16T13:13:21+00:00 July 16th, 2019|Old Boy News|Comments Off on Volleyball honours for Wheeler

Sky no limit to Old Boy aviator

Michael Freeman (Class of 2015) acknowledges that the drive and determination needed to fulfil his goals was due to his time at school. Freeman recently achieved gaining his Air Transport Pilot License (ATPL) which will allow him to pilot passenger jets. After graduation, Michael studied a Bachelor of Aviation at the University of Southern Queensland [...]

2019-07-16T15:05:44+00:00 July 15th, 2019|Old Boy News|Comments Off on Sky no limit to Old Boy aviator