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NSW AAGPS 2023

ItsNotPink

Larry Dwyer (12)
Ah Dusky my good man, I am not talking about the last 3 years of competition, I am talking the last 3 years of chatter on the AAGPS channel. My data base goes from about 1992 onward and having played and coached the 16As it hold little importance to a GPS chocy chip
Hello there Subbies. Good to see you giving these blokes a serve in the offseason. :)

In 2018 Joeys won the 16A unofficial premiership defeating Riverview who had not previously lost. But both teams already had a number of their U16 stars in the Opens as is often the case.

The following year Joeys won all three premierships (1sts, 2nds and 3rds) undefeated, but many of those boys in the 1st, 2nds and 3rds were already in the Opens in 2018. A few standouts went from 16As to 1sts as you would expect and the strong 16s age group made a big difference across 1st, 2nds and 3rds even though not all of them made it into the 1sts (of course).

So I agree with Black & White - it has to be a combination of the existing Opens strength and the incoming players from the 16s.
And I agree with you - a strong 16A team on its own is generally not enough to win the Opens premierships.

Cheers
INP
 

Balmain Subbies

Larry Dwyer (12)
Hello there Subbies. Good to see you giving these blokes a serve in the offseason. :)

In 2018 Joeys won the 16A unofficial premiership defeating Riverview who had not previously lost. But both teams already had a number of their U16 stars in the Opens as is often the case.

The following year Joeys won all three premierships (1sts, 2nds and 3rds) undefeated, but many of those boys in the 1st, 2nds and 3rds were already in the Opens in 2018. A few standouts went from 16As to 1sts as you would expect and the strong 16s age group made a big difference across 1st, 2nds and 3rds even though not all of them made it into the 1sts (of course).

So I agree with Black & White - it has to be a combination of the existing Opens strength and the incoming players from the 16s.
And I agree with you - a strong 16A team on its own is generally not enough to win the Opens premierships.

Cheers
INP
Summed up well Mr Cerise. A gun 16As is great but it doesn't account for the boys in yr11 already in the opens and with a season of the top level under their belt. Joker will like this, the great Mark Kenna would always say, a good 1stXV with all 18yr Olds will beat a good 1st Xv with all 17yrs 99 time out of 103 times. (Scots maths)
 

BRYDNLM_0184

Stan Wickham (3)
Gen blue 18s 1st xv 2023
1. mckinnon knox
2. Ata newington
3. Jorgenson newington
4. Erricson knox
5. Poitha waverley
6. Penisini (whatever club he’s playing for)
7. Durbridge kings
8. Darling joeys
9. Sharples joeys
10. ????
11. Tonga kings
12. Jorgenson joeys
13. Jacques scots
14. Grover Riverview
15. Klem shore
 

Joker

Ken Catchpole (46)
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Dustyy

Frank Row (1)
Gen blue 18s 1st xv 2023
1. mckinnon knox
2. Ata newington
3. Jorgenson newington
4. Erricson knox
5. Poitha waverley
6. Penisini (whatever club he’s playing for)
7. Durbridge kings
8. Darling joeys
9. Sharples joeys
10. ????
11. Tonga kings
12. Jorgenson joeys
13. Jacques scots
14. Grover Riverview
15. Klem shore
Hmmm before you post work out who has left school - pretty sure darling and Penisini have left… don’t follow the previous years and fall into the trap of the sectors particularly those from the gps who follow the selection policy that you have to have been selected all the way through the gen blue selections. The general consensus is joeys Scot’s and kings are favoured in 2023 and you only have a handful. The key is picking those players not only with the skills but the desire for their team to win. Joeys have perfected this - they win regardless of whether the other team is better or not. They play for their school and not themselves
 

The Ghost of Raelene

Phil Hardcastle (33)
And yeah that team is pretty bias and I know the forum it’s written on but there is talent through the ISA at Oakhill, St Pats and no doubt Auggies. Also have to consider the country kids and State system. Whatever scraps remain at sports highs
 

Rudderless

Jimmy Flynn (14)
Info for boys chosen into the NSW rep pathway program in 2023.

Published 29th Nov

Under 10's thru to Under 18's

 
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Rudderless

Jimmy Flynn (14)

ASRU ARE SEEKING NOMINATIONS FOR A BOYS SCHOOL (XV) AND A GIRLS SCHOOL TO REPRESENT AUSTRALIA AT THE PRESTIGIOUS 2023 SANIX TOURNAMENT IN JAPAN.



Just announced

Boys (XV) - Downlands College (Toowoomba QLD)

Girls (7’s) - Kings Christian College (Gold Coast QLD)
 
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The Ghost of Raelene

Phil Hardcastle (33)
In the annual back patting and big noting address sent out by Riverview there seems to be plans for the upgrade/development of the fields which is very pleasing to hear (just what they planned. Keep them content) I’m sure.

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I like the idea of bringing it in towards the natural hill and utilise all of the hill. No need to overdevelop it, keep it simple and practical like what Kings have done on the car park side. Could be even better if it’s nice and close to the field like Joeys. I’d also turn that 1B field into a synthetic with Touch footy being a sport now and Soccer can play matches when wet. Also a training option for Rugby, Athletics when it’s wet.

Any progress is good on the current situation.
 

The Grail

Herbert Moran (7)
In the annual back patting and big noting address sent out by Riverview there seems to be plans for the upgrade/development of the fields which is very pleasing to hear (just what they planned. Keep them content) I’m sure.

View attachment 15043 I like the idea of bringing it in towards the natural hill and utilise all of the hill. No need to overdevelop it, keep it simple and practical like what Kings have done on the car park side. Could be even better if it’s nice and close to the field like Joeys. I’d also turn that 1B field into a synthetic with Touch footy being a sport now and Soccer can play matches when wet. Also a training option for Rugby, Athletics when it’s wet.

Any progress is good on the current situation.
Thanks for sharing TGoR, we received this yesterday as well. This development was initially going to occur close behind Shore as they completed their impressive Northbridge upgrade. Due to negative press that followed Shore's development, the decision was made to delay, as the lefties in the media love a good story about a GPS school, and its only sporting to give them time to reload... ;-)
 
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The Ghost of Raelene

Phil Hardcastle (33)
Yeah I wouldn’t recommend anyone build a stand like Shore as impressive a build as it is, it’s a massive target.

View would be wise to develop in the sense of landscaping over major construction. View does have the benefit of the natural amphitheatre that Northbridge did not though.
 

AroundTheAnkles

Bill Watson (15)
Yeah I wouldn’t recommend anyone build a stand like Shore as impressive a build as it is, it’s a massive target.

View would be wise to develop in the sense of landscaping over major construction. View does have the benefit of the natural amphitheatre that Northbridge did not though.
Fingers crossed View make good use of the natural amphitheatre and don’t over amp the construction. The money should be spent on good drainage for the surface and the hill as a first priority. It could be quite spectacular.

I remember the GPS athletics was held at View in 88 because all the synthetic tracks in Sydney were being redone. It worked very well.
 

Rudderless

Jimmy Flynn (14)
Congratulations to

Archie Campbell (Joeys)
Oscar Jorgenson (Joeys)
James McGregor (New)
Angus Staniforth (Kings)
Hadley Tonga (Kings)
Hwi Sharples (Joeys)
Thomas Klem (Shore)

Live on Stan Sport from Auckland NZ




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