brisbane boys college rugby

Choosing a college rugby club to play for is a big decision. You’ll need to find one that offers a variety of activities and facilities to meet your needs. It’s also important to find one that is a Christian club. This is especially important for students who want to play a sport that is good for their faith. Thankfully, there are plenty of clubs to choose from in Brisbane.

GPS 1st XV

Located on Brisbane’s main campus, Churchie GPS Rugby offers a development programme for all levels of ability. Players are given the opportunity to develop their skills through expert consultant coaches and experienced teachers. They are also able to participate in training camps, tours, and specialist skills sessions.

With 15 GPS premierships to their name, the Churchie rugby program has a rich history of producing some of the best schoolboy rugby players in Australia. The programme has produced Wallabies David Pocock, Jake Shatz, Joel Kuchel, and Quade Cooper. The program also has strong links to the Queensland Reds and Australian Rugby Union.

The Brisbane Boys College rugby program is preparing for the 2020 GPS competition. They will be competing for the first outright GPS First XV rugby premiership since 1954. Head coach Steve Kefu has promised his side will face a more challenging schedule this season.

The first XV has 21 promising rookies who will be ready for their first season in GPS. The team is motivated to win the premiership.

Christian activities

Founded in 1902, Brisbane Boys College is a GPS day and boarding school. Its enrolments range from Prep to Year 12. Its main focus is to develop “gentlemen of honour” who are of sound moral character, have high educational standards and are well-rounded citizens.

In terms of sport, Brisbane Boys’ College has a long and rich history. The school’s rugby program started in the early 20th century. The school was a member of the Presbyterian and Methodist Schools Association (PMSA), which built a new school on the Toowong site in the late 1920s. The first Headmaster was Brother D.F. Bodkin. The college was also known as Clayfield College during its heyday.

Aside from the sport itself, Brisbane Boys’ College has many extra-curricular activities that students can choose from. There is a fencing program, martial arts club, a science club, film making club, athletics, and a robotics club. These activities are designed to enhance the students’ strength, fitness, and skills. The co-curricular program also encourages students to learn about teamwork, leadership and to pursue their passions.


Founded in 1902, Brisbane Boys College is an independent school located in the western suburbs of Brisbane. A Uniting Church institution, the College caters for 1,550 students from Prep to Year 12. The campus is bounded by Kensington Terrace, Miskin Street and Kensington Street. It is located in close proximity to the University of Queensland and the commercial shopping precinct of Toowong Village. It is a member of the Great Public Schools’ Association of Queensland.

Rugby is an established sport at the College. The College has a strong tradition in rugby, and rowers have been represented at regattas throughout Australia and overseas. Its rowers are often selected for state and national teams.

GPS Rugby is managed by a committee of volunteers. Members assist with coaching and setting up. They may also help out with the canteen. A list of volunteers can be found on the College website.

The main building is characterised by a clock tower and Mediterranean arches. Other buildings on the campus include the Birtles wing, the McKenzie wing and the Junior School buildings. A 25 metre heated swimming pool and a state of the art gymnastics hall complete the campus.


Founded in 1902, Brisbane Boys’ College is a non-selective, independent school in the Brisbane suburb of Toowong. It is a member of the Presbyterian and Methodist Schools Association and Great Public Schools’ Association of Queensland.

The School provides an outstanding educational experience in an environment that encourages spiritual growth and discipline. Students are encouraged to develop leadership skills and participate in a range of extra-curricular activities. These activities include sports, cultural and academic enrichment.

The School provides quality rugby facilities on the main campus. They are regularly used by international teams. During the school year, the rugby teams train twice a week. Aside from playing, students also have the opportunity to attend training camps and other specialist skills sessions.

The College’s rugby teams are under the direction of the Director of Rugby. He works with coaches with state and international experience.

Brisbane Boys’ College has won 73 GPS Premierships in the last 100 years. The College has also won six consecutive GPS Tennis Premierships.