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Rugby

The GPS Rugby season is from Saturday 18 July until Saturday 12 September 2020.

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 https://teamapp.com/app

  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.

Levy

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 2020 season.

  • 2020 Rugby Levy: TBA 

GPS Season 2020

Date BSHS plays Venues
Saturday 18 July
Brisbane Boys' College
BSHS Playing Fields, Fursden Road, Carina
Saturday 25 July
Ipswich Grammar School
IGS Playing Fields, Pearse Drive, Brassell
Saturday 1 AugustSt Joseph's Nudgee College
NC Playing Fields, 2199 Sandgate Road, Boondall
Saturday 8 AugustThe Southport School
​BSHS Playing Fields, Fursden Road, Carina
Saturday 15 AugustSt Joseph's college, Gregory Terrace
Brisbane State High School Playing Fields, Fursden Road, Carina
Saturday 22 AugustDownland College
TBA
Saturday 29 August
Toowoomba Grammar School
Brisbane State High School Playing Fields, Fursden Road, Carina
Saturday 5 SeptemberAnglican Church Grammar School
ACGS Playing Fields, Oaklands Parade, East Brisbane
Saturday 12 SeptemberBrisbane Grammar School
BGS Northgate Playing Fields, 771 Nudgee Road, Northgate

Please refer to Sport this Week for up-to-date information on times and venues.

Training Schedule 2020

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

A training schedule will be released closer to the start of the 2020 season.

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

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 Playing Fields. Buses depart State High from 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 school 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 State High uniform only (e.g. BSHS Tracksuit).

Volunteers

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

Sub-Committee

The 2020 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 Rugby 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.