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TSSS 16 – 18 Years Basketball Trials – Nominations Close 12pm Wednesday, 26 February 2020

TSSS Medical & Permission Form

Dear Parents,

TDSSS 16 – 18 Years Basketball trial nominations have now opened.

Should you wish to nominate your son for these trials, Please complete and return the attached to the Sport & Activities Office by Wednesday, 26 February no later than 12.00pm.

 Medical/Permission Form

*Applications to attend are subject to acceptance by the School.

Sport: Basketball

Age Group: 16 – 18 Years (Born 2004, 2003, 2002)

Date to be Held: Monday, 2 March 2020

Time: 3.30pm – 5.30pm

Venue: Harristown SHS Cricket Nets, South Street

Cost: Nil

What to Wear: TGS Golds

What to Bring: Water Bottle, Equipment & Appropriate Footwear.

Please Note: Successful Basketball players will be invited to compete in the DD Basketball Trials scheduled for Thursday, 19 March 2020.

Meals: Nil

Transport: Boarders are to see the Sports & Activities Office to arrange.
Dayboys are to arrange their own transport

Sport Representative Pathways – Expression of Interest

2020 Combined Calendar (10 OCTOBER 2019) docx

The following was emailed to all current TGS parents – Thursday, 30 January 2020.


Dear Parents,


TGS is supportive of boys being able to access Toowoomba Secondary School Sport (TSSS) and Darling Downs School Sport (DD) representative pathways.

To reduce whole school emails please follow this LINK to indicate if you would like to receive information regarding representative sport trials.


A copy of the 2020 Darling Downs School Sport Combined Sporting Calendar is attached for your reference.

Please note: 10 – 12 age groups are managed by the Junior School, for more information regarding 10 – 12 years trials please contact Liz Pratt – [email protected]


For more information, please contact the Sport & Activities Office.

Friday Night Basketball – Expression of Interest

Please be advised that Friday Night Basketball Trials will be held on Tuesday 28 November from 9:00am – 12:00pm in the Glen McCracken Sports Centre. Registrations can be submitted via this LINK. The Expression of Interest Link will expire Friday, 24 January 2020. All Year 9-12* boys are required to be present for appropriate consideration and allocation to their age group teams.


These trials will also serve as the initiation of the trial period for 1st V Squad selection. For those not wishing to be considered for the 1st V Squad, Friday Night Teams will consist of one team per age group (1 x Year 7/8, 1 x Year 9/10, 1 x Year Open).


*Those new boys and boarders who cannot attend are to advise by email as soon as possible. Please note that new boys unable to attend the trial are to attend practices in the first week of school to assess consideration.


Please feel free to contact me if you have any queries or concerns. Otherwise, I look forward to seeing all of our basketball athletes and families return for an exciting 2020 season.


Kind Regards


Kabe Cicolini
Director of Basketball

Telephone: (07) 4687 2529

Mobile: 0434 262 566
Email: [email protected]

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.


Changes to GPS Basketball Buses – B1 & B2 (1st, 2nd, 3rd V, 11A/B/C/D Teams)

Please be advised, the B1 & B2 Basketball Buses departure/return times have been changed. B1 & B2 have been combined (now known as B2) – New Departure = 8.00am New Return = 3.00pm.

These changes affect the 1st V, 2nd V, 3rd V, 11A, 11B, 11C & 11D Basketball Teams.

Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Basketball Season Launch

Communication on behalf of the Basketball Supporters’ Group:


Dear Parents and Players,


The 2019 Basketball Season is upon us and to open the season our Launch is happening on Thursday evening.

Below are the details regarding the event.  RSVP is not necessary as we will have players sign in on the night.


DATE: Thursday 17th July 2019

TIME: 6.30PM – 7:30PM

DRESS: Blazer dress for all players attending

VENUE: Jacaranda Room

Pizza and Refreshments will be available.


***Please note there will be a $10 charge for each player attending that will be added to the school accounts.


We look forward to welcoming all parents and players to celebrate the launch of the 2019 season.


Basketball Supporters’ Group

Basketball: ‘A’ Squad Camp

A Squad Basketball Camp will be held for invited players from Saturday, 13 to Monday, 15 July at the TGS Sports Centre. This camp is designed to put into practice TGS Basketball playing principles, styles of play and finalize A Squads for the GPS competition in Term 3.

Similar to the ‘All-In Camp’, players will undergo three hours of training each day, this time run specifically by their A team coach. Times are as follows:

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