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Reunion 2024: The Charlie Nortje Memorial Match

Thursday 09 May 2024 In a clash of generations on the rugby field, the Senior Old Greys squared off against their youthful counterparts, the Young Old Greys, in a thrilling encounter that showcased past and present talents. The Senior Old Greys, though resilient, found themselves under immense pressure as the younger side relentlessly attacked. Congratulations...
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Old Greys Cape Town – Tales from the Bok Locker Room

The Western Province Bowling Club was packed to near capacity when Old Greys Cape Town held their annual event with more than 180 Old Greys present. Guest host, Springbok Coach Rassie Erasmus, was accompanied by two of his staff Annelee Murray and Rene Naylor. Annelee hails from Cradock and is an Old Collegiate girl and Rassie has of course his roots in...
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Cape Town Old Greys thrash Wynberg counterparts

Do not be misled by the headline for it was only a one-point victory but the result was never in doubt! This bi-annual golfing afternoon against Wynberg Old Boys was held on Friday afternoon at the Mowbray Golf Club ahead of the recent Derby Weekend. The two teams competed for the Clark Trophy. In total...
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Honouring Legacy, Embracing Change: The Remarkable Journey of Scott Rollo and The Grey

As a Grey scholar from Grades 1 through 12, Scott reflects on his formative years and recalls his favourite teacher, Miss Morris, from Grey Junior. Scott’s roots at The Grey run deep as a second-generation Old Grey, following in the footsteps of his father Ken (Class of 1947) and alongside his brothers Gregg (Class of...
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A Generous Contribution: Grey Junior School Welcomes Robotics & Coding to Curriculum

In a heartening display of generosity and educational foresight, Grey Junior School is set to embark on an exciting new chapter in its curriculum. The catalyst for this transformative initiative comes from none other than Professor Derek Boyd, a distinguished Old Boy hailing from the Class of 1959. Professor Boyd, currently serving as Professor Emeritus...
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CONNECT: Old Grey Americas

US Newsletter, March 2024 The Grey Foundation Americas for the first time were able to host two well-attended meetings coinciding with the visits of the Rector and Grey Foundation Chairman, Andrew Bradley. The dinner in New York drew Old Greys from the greater NYC area as well as Pennsylvania, Ohio, California, Massachusetts, Florida and Bahrein....
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Grey Foundation UK Trustees visit their bursary recipients

Keith Butler-Wheelhouse Patrick Fleming Patrick Fleming ‘65 and Keith Butler-Wheelhouse ’63, two Trustees of The Grey Foundation UK, visited The Grey on 22 February to meet with some of their bursary recipients. The boys enjoyed the opportunity to share their news and interests, as well as their plans for tertiary studies. This engagement was especially...
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THE GREY CONNECT – Grey Legal Fraternity Networking Event

Bringing together those in the legal fraternity in the Eastern Cape to network and socialise, was the objective for this connecting event in December 2023. Old Greys and Parents who are professionals in the field of Law were invited to attend and we were delighted with the turnout. In addition, an advisory session allowed current...
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Introducing The Grey Advancement Centre: A Hub for Enhanced Connectivity and Strategic Progress

In an exciting development for The Grey community, the institution proudly opened the Advancement Centre at the end of 2023. Situated conveniently off the Wares Road entrance, the office occupies the former school shop, now transformed into a professional office for advancing The Grey’s vision to develop connections with its stakeholders. The Advancement Centre has...
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Celebrating Peter Simmons: Architect Extraordinaire and Dedicated Alumnus

In the vibrant tapestry of Old boys, there are shining stars whose commitment to their alma mater goes beyond reminiscence and they actively engage and make a meaningful contribution. Amongst these dedicated individuals is Peter Simmons ‘96, a well-known architect and the proud owner of Sketchbox Design. Starting at Grey Junior School, Peter’s journey has...
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