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
TEAMS: Hip Pocket Rockets v George Banks Umbrellas
VENUE: Barbour Oval
TEAMS: Liebke Lions v Livewired Lightning
TGS CRICKETERS PLAYING
- 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 day.so please come and join in the festivities as we see Toowoomba’s and some on Brisbane’s best cricketers in action.
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:
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
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.
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.
Another successful chess tournament for TGS. TGS came first, second, fourth & seventh in the 2019 Toowoomba district Secondary School Teams Chess Championship over the weekend.
|Age||Distance||Place||Given||Surname||Time||First Place Time|
|14 – 17 Years||6000m||38||Nicholas||Coonan||22:30.00||19:21.00|
|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|
Please click on the link below to access TGS Rugby photos for the 2019 season
Many thanks to Paul Smith for these fantastic shots.