Sport at Grammar is structured so as to support the School’s liberal academic focus and not drive or influence it.

Boys are expected to play a summer and winter sport and to treat their School team obligations as the priority. As a general rule, year-round organised team coaching for one particular sport is not permitted. The School strictly enforces limits on the amount of time allocated to training.

The School has excellent facilities for sport. Most cricket, rugby, football and tennis games are played at Weigall, Grammar’s ground at Rushcutters Bay which is about two kilometres east of College Street. Swimming takes place at Cook and Phillip Park adjacent to the School. The boatshed, with full rowing facilities, is located at Gladesville. At College Street there is a large gymnasium and facilities for basketball, volleyball and fencing.

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This Week's Training

Weekday training arrangements


This Week's Fixtures

AAGPS Online - Please follow this link for general advance information about the year's fixtures.

Link to View Sport's Fixtures

- New Time    - New Venue    RED - Cancelled Event     # - Indoor Venue


Details of Saturday sports fixture are uploaded to the website after the Sports Office has received confirmation of the venue and time for each game from the relevant opposition school.  The School will endeavour to upload the Saturday fixture each Tuesday by 4pm, but this will not always be possible. 

The date and time at the top right hand corner of the fixtures page indicates when the page was last updated.  The Sports Office will only update the information if there has been a last minute decision to change the venue or time.  Venue and time information will not be changed after 3pm Friday. However, cancellations due to the prevailing weather conditions at the venue may occur after this time, and will be marked on the website as soon as possible.

Each Saturday, please check the information on the fixtures page before leaving home.  Cancellations of games due to weather conditions will start to appear from 7.15am Saturday morning. 


Sports Calendar


Wet Weather

Wet weather announcements are made through the Sydney Grammar School App or via fixtures click here.

The Sydney Grammar School App is now available for download. The App includes Sports Fixtures and associated Venue Information, Events and Calendar Listings and Latest News for each School.

If weather is wet and training has not been cancelled boys should bring sandshoes in their sports kit so that they can train indoors.

Heat Policy

Training:  The Sportsmaster will cancel outdoor training if the ambient temperature at 2.00pm (as measured at College Street and/or Weigall) is at 35 degrees Celsius or above and is not expected to decrease soon. If the ambient temperature reaches 35 degrees Celsius during training, it must be suspended or cancelled. If boys cannot be released they must rest (in shade wherever possible), take fluids and receive any necessary attention.


Coaches and Contact


If on a Saturday, a boy is unable to play due to illness or other emergency, please observe the following procedures.

  1. Log onto the Grammar App
  2. Under Sports Fixture – add Sport Absence.
  3. Complete all details and this will then be sent to the Director of the Sport, the Sportsmaster and the Sports Office to notify your son’s absence.

Please do not use the Sports Office number or the Absence email as this will not notify the relevant Sports director on Saturday morning.


Map and Field Locations





Boat Club


Rowing Calendar

August 28Form I Boys Introductory visit to boatshed 
Coach Education 
September 2Rowing Commences 
September 25Term 3 Ends 
September 30September Holiday Rowing (OPTIONAL)6:30am - 9:30am
October 1Seniors Forms 3,4,56:30am - 9:30am
October 2Seniors Forms 3,4,56:30am - 9:30am
Junior Training (OPTIONAL7:30am - 10:00am
October 3Seniors Forms 3,4,56:30am - 9:30am
Junior Training (OPTIONAL)7:30am - 10:00am
October 4Junior Training OPTIONAL)7:30am - 10:00am
October 9Senior Rowing Trials for boys (COMPULSORY)6:00am - 9:30am
Coach Education 
October 10Trials for position in 1ST - 4TH 1VS and 1ST and 2ND VIII's6:00am - 9:30am
Year 10 VIII Trials for Boys (COMPULSORY)6:00am - 9:30am
Junior Rowing Camp (COMPULSORY)7:00am - 10:30am
October 11Boys unable to attend will only be considered for lower ranked crews6:00am - 9:30am
Trials for position in 1ST, 2ND and 3RD VIII's7:00am - 10:00am
Junior Rowing Camp (COMPULSORY)7:00am - 10:30am
October 12Junior Rowing Camp (COMPULSORY)7:00am - 10:30am
October 14Term 4 Commences 
The Senior October rowing trials form part of the selection process for the rowing tour to New Zealand in December 2019
December 4Term 4 Ends 
December 9December Holiday Rowing for boys in Forms 3 ,4 and 56:30am - 9:30am
December 9 - 16Proposed Rowing Tour to New Zealand for boys currently in Form 4 and 5.
Numbers are limited (KARIPIRO NZ REGATTA)
December 10
December 11December Holiday Rowing for boys in Forms 3 ,4 and 56:30am - 9:30am
Junior Training (OPTIONAL) 
December 12December Holiday Rowing for boys in Forms 3 ,4 and 56:30am - 9:30am
Junior Training (OPTIONAL)
December 13Junior Training (OPTIONAL)
January 17Senior Rowing Trials for boys (COMPULSORY)6:30am - 9:30am
December 13Junior Training (OPTIONAL)

Sports Uniform

All sports uniforms are available from the Grammar Shop except the rowing uniform which is obtainable from the boatshed.

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Sports Awards and Colours

Colours and other awards are given to participants in various official School sports according to the criteria set out below.

The Headmaster makes the final determination and reserves the right to grant or withhold awards on exceptional grounds as he sees fit regardless of the published criteria which may also be altered at any time without notice.

Recommendations for awards are made by a Colours Committee of three experienced masters, chaired by the Sportsmaster. Nominations are made to the Committee by senior coaches and masters in charge of individual sports.



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