Toowoomba Grammar School

Wesley Dunne

Cricket – Bush Bash: Sunday, 13 October

Dear Cricket Community,

The Toowoomba Cricket Bush Bash is in full swing.

This Sunday, 13 October, TGS are hosting two of the Round 4 matches and we are looking to our Cricket community to get behind and support some of our leading cricketers who are taking part.


VENUE: Mills Oval

TIME: 1:00pm

TEAMS: Hip Pocket Rockets v George Banks Umbrellas


VENUE: Barbour Oval


TEAMS: Liebke Lions v Livewired Lightning


  • Matt Watson (Liebke Lions)
  • Dan Brown (Hip Pocket Rockets)
  • Harry Weir (Hip Pocket Rockets)
  • Morgan Galvin (George Banks Umbrellas)
  • Jacob Gross (Livewired Lightning).

The Cricket Supporters’ Group will be selling burgers and drinks throughout the please come and join in the festivities as we see Toowoomba’s and some on Brisbane’s best cricketers in action.

Track and Field -New Records

Well done to all the athletes who competed at the recent Darling Downs U13-19 Track and Field Championships. Particular congratulations to the following athletes who set new Darling Downs records:

  • Wihan Kruger – U14 Javelin 51.03m breaking the old record of 50.72m
  • Nicholas Coonan – U19 800m 1:59.89 breaking the old record of 2:01.00

Full list of results can be found below:

DD 13-19 Results by event 2019

Performing Arts – Toowoomba Eisteddfod

Congratulations to all those boys involved in the recent Toowoomba Eisteddfod. TGS was well represented with a large number of actors and musicians who performed many solos and duets with fantastic results.

Notable results include those below:

Chamber Strings – 1st  Secondary School Small String A Grade Ensemble

Vivace Trio – 1st Secondary String (unaccompanied) A Grade Trio/Quartet

Brass Ensemble – 1st  Secondary School Woodwind or Brass Ensemble

Wind Orchestra – 2nd  Secondary School A Grade Concert Band

String Orchestra – 2nd  Secondary School String Ensemble

Saxophone Trio – 2nd Secondary Woodwind (unaccompanied) Trio/Quartet

Jazz Band – 2nd  Secondary School Small Instrumental Ensemble

Saxophone Ensemble B – 3rd  Secondary School Woodwind/Brass/Rhythm Ensemble

Guitar Ensemble – Highly commended Secondary School String Ensemble


Basketball – AAG Cup Winners

Congratulations to our Year 10 team who won the AAG Positive Choices Cup over the weekend. They defeated Harristown State High in the final to record a perfect 5 win and 0 loss in taking out first place.

Many thanks to Coaches, Mr Cicolini, Mr Weber and Mr Martin for their efforts with these promising basketball players.


Swimming: QLD Short Course Championship

The TGS Swim Club competed at the QLD Short Course Championships at Chandler over this past weekend. There were some fantastic swims from all participants but particular mention must go to:

Juert Eerkens (U12)

  • Silver 100m Backstroke with a 1.53 sec PB – 1.05.62
  • Silver 50m Backstroke with a 0.62 PB – 29.65
  • 3rd 50m Butterfly in a 1.20 sec PB – 29.34
  • 5th 50m Freestyle with a 0.05 sec PB – 27.34
  • 6th 100m Individual Medley with a 0.66 sec PB – 1.09.30

William Salmond (U15)

  • Silver 50m Freestyle with a 1.24 sec PB – 23.86
  • Silver 50m Butterfly with a 0.05 PB – 25.28
  • 4th 100m Butterfly with a 0.03 PB – 56.32
  • 4th 50m Backstroke with a 0.33 PB – 26.29

Isaac Cooper (U15)

  • GOLD 50m Backstroke adding only 0.04 sec – 25.64
  • Bronze 50m Butterfly adding only 0.17 sec – 25.67
  • 4th 100m Backstroke with a 0.22 sec PB – 56.68
  • 4th OPEN 50m Backstroke
  • 5th 100m Freestyle with a 1.43 sec PB – 52.67

Other TGS students included Archie Craig, Mitchell Crook, Zac Reid who also swam very well in a very talented field. Both George Tighe and Ryan Lynch withdrew to sickness.

Congratulations to all these swimmers.

Cross Country – QLD Nationals Results

Age Distance Place Given Surname Time First Place Time
14 – 17 Years 6000m 38 Nicholas Coonan 22:30.00 19:21.00
44 Oscar Cass 23:51.00
13 Years 3000m 4 Charlie Randall 9:58.00 9:52.00
9 Tyler Saal 10:18.00
38 Isaac Barac 11:17.00
14 Years 4000m 13 Samuel Gladwin 13:45.00 13:18.00
22 Byron Farrington 14:14.00
15 Years 4000m 40 Flynn Taylor 14:54.00 12:20.00
18 – 19 Years 8000m 21 Matthew McNamara 31:33.00 25:57.00
16 – 19 Years 1500m 4 Matthew McNamara 4:52.57 4:28.90