1985, 1986 leavers – it’s your GPS Gold Challenge!

The team captains have been selected and the excitement is building for the 2018 GPS Gold Challenge in Sydney on 12-13 October. This fantastic sporting and social event is held every two years for Old Boys aged around 50, the 2018 event being for those GPS Old Boys who finished Year 12 in 1985 and 1986. Now in its fifteenth year, the event aims to rekindle friendships among former classmates, develop new contacts among the GPS fraternity and raise money for the designated charity, Redkite, which assists children and young people with cancer and their families.

Contacts

1985 leavers: Warwick Butt 0422 657 677 warwickbutt@nbnco.com.au

1986 leavers:

Mal Gill 0450 901 292 Mal.Gill@gwf.com.au

Michael Brown 0430 827 363 michael.d.brown@cushwake.com

Stuart Clayton 0421 081 041 s.clayton@modiano.com.au

TAS Reunion Weekend

TAS Reunion Weekend

All Old Armidalians and their partners are welcome to attend.

For all bookings and a list of 2018 reunion co-ordinators please click HERE.

If you have any questions about the weekend,  we would love to hear from you. Please contact the Development office on (02) 6776 5851 or by email oau@as.edu.au.

GPS Old Boys Golf Tournament

This year’s GPS OBU Golf Day will  be held on Thursday 30 August 2018 at Manly Golf Club. John Steuart ( 61-65) is kindly organising the TAS team; if you would like to take part please contact him at johnsteu@bigpond.net.au or mobile 0422 860 606.

Rugby– TAS v Sydney Grammar School 4 August 2018

TAS SGS Venue Time
TAS 1stXV SGS 1stXV Weigall 1 1.00pm
TAS 2ndXV SGS 2ndXV Weigall 1 12.00pm
TAS 16A SGS 16A Weigall 1 10.00am
TAS 16B SGS 16B Weigall 1 9.00am
TAS 15A SGS 15A Weigall 1 11.00am
TAS 15B SGS 15B Rushcutters Bay 10.00am
TAS 14A SGS 14A Rushcutters Bay 12.00pm
TAS 14B SGS 14B Rushcutters Bay 11.00am
TAS 13A SGS 13A Weigall 2 11.30am
TAS 13B SGS 13B Weigall 2 10.30am
Game Locations: Weigall Fields 1 & 2 off Neild Avenue
Rushcutters Bay- off New South Head Rd (adjacent to CYCA)

All are invited to attend an after-match function at the Royal Oak Hotel, Double Bay. 4-6pm at the Safari Bar; at the main bar 6pm onwards.

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London OA event

Following the success of last year’s drinks and dinner, with HRH The Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex KG GVCO as special guest, this year’s London gathering has been set down for Monday 2 July. The dinner will be held at the Reform Club – one of London’s architectural gems. The guest speaker will be Bill MuirheadAM (58-60), Agent-General for South Australia and a founding partner of advertising agency M&C Saatchi.Those OAs living in the UK and Western Europe and indeed anyone travelling through that part of the world who is interested in attending should email Rob Busby (63-68) robbusby@ozemail.com.au.

GPS Gold Challenge 2018

Attention 1985 & 1986 leavers  – this is your GPS Gold Challenge!

The team captains have been selected and the excitement is building for the 2018 GPS Gold Challenge in Sydney on 12-13 October. This fantastic sporting and social event is held every two years for Old Boys aged around 50, the 2018 event being for those GPS Old Boys who finished Year 12 in 1985 and 1986. Now in its fifteenth year, the event aims to rekindle friendships among former classmates, develop new contacts among the GPS fraternity and raise money for the designated charity, Redkite, which assists children and young people with cancer and their families.

1985 leavers: Warwick Butt 0422 657 677 warwickbutt@nbnco.com.au

1986 leavers: Mal Gill 0450 901 292 Mal.Gill@gwf.com.au

Michael Brown 0430 827 363 michael.d.brown@cushwake.com

Stuart Clayton (0421 081 041 s.clayton@modiano.com.au).

 

 

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Inaugural Orange Lunch

The President of the Great Public Schools Old Boys’ Unions’ Council cordially invites you and your wife/partner to our

Inaugural Orange Lunch
Date: Saturday 5th May 2018
Venue: Derek Pigot Auditorium
Kinross Wolaroi School
59-67 Bathurst Road, Orange

Dress: Smart Casual and Old Boys’ Tie

This luncheon will give you the opportunity to  catch up with friends within the local GPS community. 

Cost: $75.00 per person (Includes lunch & beverages)
Enquiries:

David Pilcher (OAU 1963) 0407 226 257, James Linton (Shore 1966) 02 6362 6788

Rob Church (OSU 1962) 02 5310 6033 Charlie Rowe (Joeys 1975) 0419 977 058

Rob McGregor (Kings 1969) 02 63668118, Peter Harris (Scots 1973) 0428 652 228

John Southwell (Newington) 0409 314 040, Mike Hardie (R’view 1957) 0499 299 404

David Waddell (High 1981) 0410 499 818

RSVP: Please return this form, ( Download FORM) together with your payment, by 27th April 2018 to:-Paddy Flower (Treasurer) GPS OBU Council Inc.
PO Box 77, COLLAROY NSW 2097
Email: gpsobu@itcnsw.com

Bell Tower Sydney Lunch

Mr Murray Guest, Headmaster,requests the pleasure of your company at our Bell Tower Society Sydney Lunch to be held

Friday 16 March at 12.30pm
The Australian Club – 165 Macquarie Street, Sydney
$95 per head
Dress Code: Jacket and tie
Partners are most welcome

CLICK HERE TO BOOK