Grey’s Nicholas Fowler scored 105* against Paul Roos Gym on the Pollock Oval.

Nic Fowler 105 not out against Paul Roos

Bear - a dramatization of the story of Siya Kolisi and his time at Grey.  The film was directed and produced by Old Grey's, Wesley Roodt and Steven Jones.

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Grey Boys' High School is extremely proud to have hosted the historic centenary meeting of this great Athletics Meeting.  Grey is even prouder of our athletes, who did their school proud on the day, and brought home the shield for Grey. 
Thank you to Mr Louis du Plessis, and Mr Sam Gunn for organising the event.

Hirsch GHS 2017

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Grey High School hosted the Centenary Hirsch Shield, which is the oldest Schools athletics event in the Country. Many former Hirsch Shield greats were in attendance to celebrate the occasion and to reminisce over former meetings.
Grey won the Hirsch Shield for the first time since 1999, narrowly defeating St Andrews College (2nd) and Queens College (3rd) in a closely contested event. Sixteen Schools participated. Queens had won the event for the past 15 years.
The Grey stand out athletes, who won gold medals in the under19 section on the day were;
 Dylan Finlay 1500m and 3000m
Gerrick Rautenback shot put and discus
Waqar Solaan long jump
Bulumko Ntuthu, long jump
Grey High also won the U14 section, the Sammy Gunn Shield with Kingswood ending as runners up.
Framesby won the SF Edwards , the U16 section , narrowly pipping Selborne and Hangklip

Trophy winners
Under 19 section:
Mosenthal Trophy for Sprints trophy: Queens and St Andrew’s
Rogaly Trophy for  Middle Distances : Grey
Badcock Trophy  Field Events: Grey
O’Hare Cup for jumps: Grey
Olivier Trophy for Throws: Grey
Runners Up Shield: St Andrews
Hirsch Shield winner: Grey

Under 16 section
Howard Kirby Trophy for Sprints: Hangklip
Doug Coghlan Trophy for middle distance: Framesby
Joe Turner Trophy for Field events: Daniel Pienaar
Breytenbach Trophy for the Runner up: Selborne
SF Edwards Trophy to the winner: Frameby

Under 14 Section
Mike Banby for sprints: Kingswood
Leon Jacobs for middle distance: Framesby
Louis Du Plessis for field events: Queens
Runners up: Kingswood
Sammy Gunn Shield to winners: Grey

Centenary Hirsch Shield Competition

Grey High School will host the 100th Hirsch Shield meeting for Under 19 athletes on 23 September. The annual SF Edwards (Under 16) and Sammy Gunn (Under 14) athletics events will run concurrently on the same day. There are 16 Schools participating: Queen’s College, Hangklip, Hudson Park, Cambridge, Selborne College, Brandwag, Daniel Pienaar, Pearson, Grey High, Framesby, Nico Malan, Muir College, Graeme College, Kingswood College, St Andrew’s College and Dale College. In recent years, Grey rugby stars, Sergeal Peterson and Curwin Bosch, have been outstanding athletes at this competition.

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Please click on the links below to see the:

Link 1: Mr Sammy Gunn (former Headmaster of Selborne College) has written a book on the history of the Hirsch Shield. Please follow the link below for more information regarding the book.

Link 2: Programme for the day;

Link 3:  Winning schools;

Link 4: (Centenary meeting) a history of the early years of the Hirsch

 

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