CAS V GPS Rugby Results

On a cool and crisp night at Knox Grammar School CAS have defeated GPS in 1sts 26 to 0 and drawn 31 all in 2nds.

In 2nds an arm wrestle of game saw the lead change 5 times with each team scoring 5 tries. The game went right down to the wire with CAS coming back in the final minutes to tie the game. The team then held it nerve and repelled the GPS attack and denied then the opportunity to score.

CAS 31 Tries H Whiteman (W) D Garing (K) T Woodcock (K) O Galletta (K) M Branagan (A) Con T Woodcock (K) x3

GPS Tries C Baker (S) x2 T Yassmin (S) x2 Con D Easy (I) x3

The 1st game was an extremely tight affair in the first half with the scores remaining 0 all at halftime. Defence was the order of the day during the first half with brutal tackles coming from players on both teams. In the second half CAS came out firing and they broke open the GPS defence with a quick succession of 3 tries.

Defence was then the order of the day again for a large part of the rest of the half until and final try was scored by CAS to round out the game. GPS fought back but could not breach the CAS defensive wall and the score finished at 26 to 0 at fulltime.

CAS Tries B Donaldson (W) x2 B Hollingworth-Dessent (T) B Hardaker (W) Con B Donaldson (W) x3

CIS Touch Football Trials

The CAS under 15s team began the day as strangers from three different schools and ended it as the champions of the under 15s inter association touch gala day. With minimal subs and games back to back the resilience and hard work payed off winning 5 out of there 6 games.

Some highlights from the day included some fantastic combinations from the Trinity Grammar students Riley Large, Ky Willoughby, Blake Toohey and Zak Balzan. St Aloysius colleges Braith Alexander was excellent not only in defense but directional play.

Waverley Colleges Finn Filepek showed some excellence speed and agility scoring some great tries from mid field. The finishing from Daniel Besgrove was exceptional with some amazing diving tries. Riley Fitzroy’s speed is second to none again finishing off some great tries. The leadership, teamwork and overall ability of this team was exceptional to not only coach but also to see this put into practice. Winning 8-0 against the NCIS and CSSA teams shows just how talented this CAS team is.

As coach of this team the stand out performance was from Trinity Grammars Riley Large who continually found the energy to grind during defense and produced some amazing attacking plays to ensure a CAS victory.

Congratulation to the boys on their outstanding effort not only winning the competition but also on the selection of Ky Willoughby, Riley Large, Blake Toohey, Braith Alexander and Daniel Besgrove into the CIS representative team. These young men should be commended on an outstanding performance throughout the day and their selection into a very competitive team.

Ms R Gair (W)

RESULTS:                                                              TEAM :

Game 1: Lost 3-2 (AICES)

Game 2: Won 5-3 (ISA)

Game 3: Won 8-0(NCIS)

Game 4: Won 8-0(CSSA)

Game 5: won 6-4(GPS)

Game 6: Won 7-3(RAS)


Daniel Besgrove (St Aloysius College)

Braith Alexander (St Aloysius College)

Riley Large (Trinity Grammar school)

Blake Toohey (Trinity Grammar school)

Ky Willoughby (Trinity Grammar school)

Zak Balzan (Trinity Grammar school)

Finn Filepek (Waverley College)

Riley Fitzroy (Waverley College)