1998 Archives - The Caulfield Grammarians' Association

1998

Looking back to the 1998 Seniors Premiership

Following on from the disappointing 1997 season that culminated in relegation from D to E Grade, considerable effort went into correcting a number of deficiencies within the club. The aim was to not only return to D Section but to achieve the ultimate prize, a senior premiership. It had been 15 years since the club won the 1983 C Section Senior Flag. Although there were some finals’ appearances in the interim, ultimate success had not been achieved and the reserves’ teams had been consistently unsuccessful. This ‘down’ period had been punctuated by the U19 Section 3 premiership in 1990 but any impetus emanating from that team had not been realised. A promise made by Hawthorn premiership player and former Caulfield Grammar School Football Captain, Dean Anderson, to one day play in a team wi...

Class of 1998 20-Year Reunion

The Class of 1998 20-Year Reunion was held last Friday 17th of August at Wheelers Hill. We had over 60 guests in attendance including past staff members Barry Talman and Vaughan Smith, as well as CGA President, Andrew Aitken, and Senior Vice President, Emily Davis. We were also honored to have past Principal Stephen Newton in the room. The Class of 1998 enjoyed a brilliant archives display, put together by School Archivist Judith Gibson which included class photos, year books and theatre posters from “…and suddenly it’s evening”, “how to succeed in business without really trying” and “The Visit”. Guests were also treated to drinks and nibbles while they reminisced and caught up with old friends. Thanks go to everyone who attended. You can fin...