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GPS Rugby is from Saturday 21 July until Saturday 15 September.

Compulsory Registration and Consent

Parents are required to complete the online registration and consent for their child via the school website.

Please complete the online web form including each sport that your child may undertake for the year. The web form generates a school consent form which is to be completed, signed and placed in the tray on the counter in the Extra-Curricular Office in room D101.

Team App for Coaches, Players and Parents

GPS Rugby is using a smartphone app as the main means of communication between coaching staff, players and parents.

Team App keeps member contact details private and no members can communicate with each other through the app.

To download, go to

  1. Sign-up using your name, date of birth and email address. You'll be sent an email to confirm your registration.
  2. Search for 'BSHS Rugby' and request access to the group which applies to you.
  3. Once your request is approved, you will be able to see news and upcoming BSHS Rugby events on your device or by checking your emails.
  4. Please note that turning on push notifications on the app allows you not to miss important posts as they are made, however, this can be switched off at any time.


Players must pay an annual levy for buses to games outside Brisbane, equipment, administration costs, coach apparel, referee expenses and trophies. All prior levies are required to be finalised before commencing the 2018 season.

  • $130 (2017) 

GPS Season 2018

Date BSHS plays Venues
Saturday 21 JulySt Joseph's Nudgee CollegeSt Joseph's Nudgee College, 2199 Sandgate Road, Virginia
Saturday 28 JulyThe Southport SchoolBrisbane State High School Playing Fields, Fursden Road, Carina
Saturday 4 AugustSt Joseph's College, Gregory TerraceBrisbane State High School Oval, Vulture Street, South Brisbane and Brisbane State High School Playing Fields, Fursden Road, Carina
Saturday 11 AugustBYE
Saturday 18 AugustToowoomba Grammar SchoolBrisbane State High School Playing Fields, Fursden Road, Carina
Saturday 25 AugustAnglican Church Grammar SchoolAnglican Church Grammar School, Oaklands Parade, East Brisbane
Saturday 1 SeptemberBrisbane Grammar SchoolBrisbane Grammar School Fields, Nudgee Road, Northgate
Saturday 8 SeptemberBrisbane Boys' CollegeBrisbane State High School Playing Fields, Fursden Road, Carina
Saturday 15 SeptemberIpswich Grammar SchoolIpswich Grammar School Playing Fields, 44 Pearse Drive, Brassall

Training Schedule 2018

Students must attend 75% of training sessions to be eligible for a school pocket award. Coaches must be informed of missed sessions.

All teams will train on Thursdays at Fursden Road Playing Fields, Carina.

Please note:  All students must change back into their blue school uniforms before returning home, even if being picked up from a training venue.

1st XV, 2ndXVMonday3.30-4.30pmSchool Oval
Under 16, Under 15, Under 14Tuesday3.30-4.30pmDavies Park West End
1st XV, 2ndXVWednesday3.30-4.30pmDavies Park West End
Under13, Under12Wednesday3.30-4.30pmMusgrave Park
1st XV, 2nd XV, Under 16, Under 15, Under 14, Under 13, Under 12Thursday4.00-5.00pmSchool Playing Fields, Fursden Road (bus transport provided)

Transport Games and Training

  • Boys are to arrange their own transport to all Brisbane games. Return charter buses will be organised for all Ipswich games and after school trial games.
  • Return charter buses are arranged for Thursday trainings at Fursden Road. Buses depart BSHS Ernest Street gate at 3.00pm and return at approximately 5.45pm. Alternatively, parents are able to collect students from Fursden Road at 5.15pm. Students are to leave Fursden Road in school uniform.

Game Day Uniform

On arrival

All students are to arrive at the games in full school uniform (blue shirt, grey shorts, grey socks and BSHS jumper or blazer) with the exception of the First XV players, who are to wear the formal school uniform. Note:  Senior students are required to wear their blazer from May to September.

Playing uniform

Players are required to wear their blue and maroon BSHS jersey, blue rugby shorts, maroon BSHS socks, mouth guard, boots and headgear are optional.

Prices are for products available from the school uniform shop.

Any other cold weather clothing is to be BSHS uniform only (e.g. BSHS Tracksuit).


GPS Rugby is run entirely by volunteers. To help with set up, canteen, coaching or managing, please contact the Master-in-Charge.


The 2017 Sub-Committee is led by:

  • Chairperson—Mr Andrew Waldie
  • Secretary—Mrs Sue Duke
  • Treasurer—Mr Mukesh Panchal

Committee meetings are at 6.00pm in the F Block Indoor Sports Complex. Contact the MIC for details. All interested parents and community members are invited to attend these meetings to discuss the upcoming Great Public Schools (GPS) season.

End of Season Presentation

An end of season presentation is held for GPS Rugby. Details regarding confirmed venue and ticket availability will be advised once the season begins.