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Year 12 graduate Robert Taylor (above) won
a silver medal at the Australian All Schools
Athletics Championships in Adelaide in
early December. Competing in the under-18
boys shot put Robert threw 17.77m. Also
representing Queensland was fellow graduate
Ellie Gambling who placed sixth in the
under-18 girls high jump after clearing 1.66m.
Elne Bezuidenhout (Year 9) gained selection
in the Queensland under-15 girls hockey team.
Xanthe Newell (Year 8) placed second in the
Cyclone sprint at the National Junior Track
Cycling Series in Melbourne in November.
Kurt Lorme (Year 8) won the under-13
years national championships at the
Australian Pool Rescue Championships in
Sydney. He won three gold medals, breaking
the Australian record in each event.
PRIMARY SWIMMING CARNIVAL
Wheatley proved unbeatable in 2014 winning the
RGS Primary School Swimming Carnival in Term
4. Pictured are Primary School House Captains
Brock Valigura and Renee Sweeney.
Here them roar!
The RGS Under- 8 football team lived the dream when they played on the Suncorp Stadium pitch this
term. The team was invited to escort the Brisbane Roar players onto the field for their A-League clash
against Melbourne City and they returned to the pitch to play a game at half-time. RGS Under-8 team
members who attended the Roar game were: Ryan Adams, Ryley Bell, Benjamin Woods, James
Boicos, Joshua Withoos, Ty Zinn, Joseph Morrison, Hannah Rea, Emilie Mann, Oliver Muir,
Ainsley McMillan, Nicholas McMillan and Harrison Laver y. Coach: Michael McMillan
Sport and Cultural Awards highlight talent
The RGS Sports Presentation Dinner
highlighted talent among students competing
in the extensive co-curriculum programme.
Held in the Spaceframe in Term 4, teams and
students who had excelled were acknowledged
for their impressive efforts throughout the year.
The major award winners for 2014 were:
Middle School Non-Core Sportsperson
of the Year: Katie Emmert
This year Katie has won 2 silver and 3
bronze medals at the Australian National
Outrigging Championships; 2 gold, 1 silver
and 2 bronze at the Cook Islands Vaka Eiva
Pacific International Championships; and then
represented Australia at the world outrigging
sprint championships in Rio De Janeiro where
she won 2 silver and 2 bronze medals.
Senior Non-Core Sportsperson of the Year:
Grace won 7 gold medals at the Qld State
Baton Twirling Championships and then won
a gold medal in the 16 years solo event at
the National Baton Twirling Championships.
Following this she has been selected to represent
Australia at the International Cup in Canada.
Junior Sportswoman of the Year:
In 2015 Julie represented the School in Athletics,
Cross Country, Netball, Rowing, Swimming and
touch. Julia was the joint age champion for the 14
years girls at the Athletics Inter-House Carnival.
She also won a State silver medal with the
Schoolgirls Year 9 Coxed Quad Scull and placed
fourth at the National Rowing Championships in
the Under-17 Women’s Coxed Quad Scull A Final.
Junior Sportsman of the Year: Blake Moore
Blake represented the School in Cricket,
Rugby League and Union and Touch. Blake
won two silver medals at the State Touch
Championships this year and a bronze
medal at the nationals with the CQ Bulls.
Blake recently won the National U15
Touch Youth Championships where he
was named player of the series.
Senior Sportswoman of the Year:
Maddison represented the School in Cross
Country and Touch. She won a silver medal at
the Queensland State Touch Championships with
the CQ Open Women’s Team. Maddison also
represented the Qld Country Women’s Open
representative team at the Elite 8 Series Titles.
Maddison also won a silver medal at the
National Youth Touch Championships
in the Qld Schoolgirls U18 Side.
Senior Sportsman of the Year:
Damon represented the School in Athletics,
Rugby League and Touch. Damon was a
member of the Australian champions team
at the National Youth Touch Championships
and has recently been selected to play for the
Australian U18 team that will compete in 2015.
On 1 November the School hosted the inaugural Cultural Evening. This presentation recognised the students involved in Music, Musical, Oratory,
Public Speaking, Chess and Mooting. Among the major award winners were: Michael Wong (Outstanding Achievement in Music); Kimberley
Bovey (Spirit of Optiminds), Larissa Zeil-Rolfe (Effort and Excellence in Mooting), Abel Chiou (Chess Player of the Year), Banuka Ralapanawa
(Outstanding Achievement in Public Speaking), Ashleigh Mitchell and Hugo Pilcher (Most Outstanding Performance in the Musical).
and Mrs Moore
and Mr Evenhuis
and Ms Carter
and Ms Wright
and Mrs Meager
and Mrs Murray
RGS teams dominated the Rockhampton
Water Polo Association’s Secondary Schools
Term 4 competition winning the Senior Boys,
Senior Girls and Junior Mixed Divisions.
Grand Final results were:
Senior Girls: RGS Gold (1st Girls) 7 (Rylee
Olsson 2; Sally Irwin 1; Millie Volck 1; Skye
McKissock 1; Lilly Kele 2) d Rockhampton
Water Polo Association 4;
Senior Boys: RGS Goats (1st Boys) 10
(James Etherington 3; Thomas Cumming
1; Dirk Coetzee 3; Jake Austen 3) d
Rockhampton Water Polo Association 2;
Junior Mixed: RGS Black 4 (Layton Morris 1;
William Smith 2; Grady Hansen 1) d RGS Red 3
(Meaghan Boyce 1; Abbie Jewell 1; Lilly Kele1).
Water Polo Champions
Respect: RGS Year 7 cricketers remember Australian cricketer Philip Hughes with a minute’s
silence before the start of their Primary School cricket grand final against Frenchville State
School at the Rockhampton Cricket Grounds. Frenchville won the match by one run.
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