Season Archives - The Caulfield Grammarians' Association

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CGA Cross Country 2020 Race Fixture

The race calendar for the 2020 Cross Country season is now out and can be accessed here. The first event is on Saturday 4thApril a 5km race around the Scotch College grounds. There are 12 races over the season (April- September) including the inaugural CGS Hare & Hounds 8km race starting on the main oval at Wheelers Hill and then through Jells Park. Date Event Venue Time 4th  April Jamieson – 5km Scotch College, Hawthorn 2:30pm 25th  April Churchill Park Handicap – 6/12km Churchill Park, Rowville 2:30pm 2nd  May Dyson Relay – 3.8km The Tan 2:30pm 16th May Orchard Handicap – 10km Albert Park 2:30pm 30th May Wise Findlay- 5/10/21.1 Westerfolds Park, Templestowe 2:30pm 6th June McPhail – 8km Yarra Bend Park, Fairfield 9:30am 20th June Alan Hooley Relay – 2 x 3.3km Norton’s Park, Wantirna ...

2019 Affiliate Service Award Winners

The CGA would like to congratulate the 2019 Affiliate Service Award Winners. Without the following individuals and their outstanding service the smooth running of our affiliate clubs would not be possible. Mia Antonopoulos (Football) Mia is an important player in the CGFC women’s team. Off-field she has organized a number of events for the women players, including Wednesday night team dinners and birthday cakes for those players celebrating a birthday. She also ensures that representation from the women’s team is strong at all club events. As she has a sports medical background, Mia assists with the tapping & treatment of players when required, without hesitation. She is also actively involved with recruiting new players to the club, mentoring the younger female players and the general...

Athletics Report – September 2019

The 2019 Athletics season has concluded with both our Division 1 Open and Women’s teams finishing in 5th position. The season was a great success with many individual highlights, most notably Mark Frater winning the M40 for the fourth year running and Anne Martin the W50 for the third year running. .       Over the course of the 12-race season, we had 32 runners representing the CGA. Thank you to everyone who raced for the CGA, we are now a strong and well represented team within the APSOC association. We will be back again next athletics season and as always, we are happy for more runners to join us. Everyone is welcome and all levels of fitness and ability are catered for. Challenge yourself and join us in 2020.

CGFCW – March 2019

As we enter our third season, CGFCW is eagerly anticipating another year of success on and off the field. We are delighted to announce the appointment of Mitch Dupljanin as Senior Coach for 2019. Mitch comes to us from Aquinas Old Collegians where he coached their inaugral womens team in VAFA Div 2. He has a passion for helping develop young women into footballers and says that “whether girls play for fun or to make a career out of women’s football it is a responsibility I don’t take lightly” He really enjoys the journey of watching individuals succeed and improve game by game week by week. Mitch has played, captained and coached footy in the VAFA for 14 years and has also coached womens basketball teams He is an old boy of CGS (Wheelers Hill) and told the club “I am very thankful for this...

2018 Affilate Service Awards

The CGA would like to congratulation all of our 2018 Affiliate Service Award Winners. These awards recognise significant, voluntary and consistent service throughout the year/season. Without the outstanding commitment of these dedicated individuals our Affiliate Clubs wouldn’t be as successful as they are.  Roger Creed (Grammarian Singers) Roger has given dedicated and passionate service to the Grammarian Singers as its musical direction since its inception in 2017. This has included innumerable hours of planning, research and preparation outside of rehearsal time; teaching, motivation and guidance of the singers; advice and input to the musical and strategic direction of the choir. Roger is the only member of the Grammarian Singers to have attended one hundred percent of rehearsals,...

Rowing Report – December 2018

The Royal Flying Doctor Service 90km Rowing Marathon What a weekend. What an adventure. Some flew. Some drove. Somehow, we made it to Mildura on the first Saturday in October. Mildura has got both kinds of music — country AND western — and the rowathon coincided with the country and western music festival. It was great to hear the ballads and tunes emanating from the sound stage next door. The day dawned brilliantly, with both air and water conditions perfect for the 90 km trek. After missing out on a seat on the bus, Victor Ng kindly offered to take the first leg crew to the start line in his hire car. Unfortunately, one of the local kangaroos decided to impede our progress. Miraculously, thankfully, and not for the last time that weekend, we were saved by the Driving Doctor Service ...

Athletics Report – December 2018

The 2018 APSOC season has drawn to a successful close for the Caulfield Grammarians’ Athletics Association (CGAA). This has been one of our most successful seasons, especially in the area of individual results. Marc Cassidy (1992) finished the season in tremendous style, winning his second handicap event for the year in the Churchill Park 12km event. Not to be outdone, Jane Davey won the women’s handicap in the Cooke-McClelland 8 km. We are also proud to report that our team dominance of the Brighton by the Sea 9km run has continued with our 2018 team (Marc Cassidy, Kieran Lewis, Daryn James and Anne Martin) taking out the team event for a third consecutive year. The outstanding efforts of our runners were recognised at the APSOC 2018 Dinner. Mark Frater (1992) achieved outstanding success...

Rowing Report – November 2018

2018 Rowing Camp Thank you everyone who made this years rowing camp such a success. Yes, it was cold, but we were very lucky with the water conditions. We had one ergo and three on water sessions which culminated in the running of the inaugural Caulfield Cup. We welcomed former Caulfield Grammar students Michael Stoltenburg and Marcus Brandt. Michael gave it his all, setting a new standard in the ergo relay by vomiting after each set. One of my funniest moments was coxing a crew during the passing rain shower. We were at the other end of the lake and I received a text. Pheris had sent me a photo (below left) with the comment “Glad we are not out there”. Her crew had seen the rain coming and scampered back to the sheds citing “equipment failure”. Very convenient. We got wet. But the sh...

Rowing Report – August 2018

The masters’ rowing sprint season really is a sprint. It begins in April, once the school rowing season concludes, and finishes in May with the National Championships. Regattas are held each week, and crews race over 1000 metres in singles, doubles, pairs, quads, fours and eights. Our mixed quad crew won gold at both the Geelong and Carrum regattas. The Ballarat regatta was cancelled due to storms, and at the State Championships we brought home gold in the mixed D coxed four, women’s F scull, mixed E coxed four and men’s F coxed four; silver in the mixed E coxed four and mixed double; and bronze in the female E-K coxed four. The National Championships were held at beautiful Lake Barrington in Tasmania where we won bronze in the mixed F-G coxed quad. It was an exciting and successful season...