Welcome to the new GTOBA Website and blog! This website has been established as a digital home for Old Boys, to focus...read more
ROWING PAST THE CBD IN 1977!
This fantastic image, shot in 1977, shows the Terrace 1st VIII rowing past Customs House, on Eagle Street. The waterfront bears some similarity...read more
John McCoy does not look like a man that has been up since 3am, when I meet with him at his studios just after 9.30, yet that is the ritual he has been accustomed to for many years as the voice of RadioTAB’s breakfast show. I ask him about his readily identifiable commentary ‘pipes’.
It seems almost inconceivable these days that a Wallaby could win two Bledisloe Cups in their career, yet Old Boy Chris Handy did just that, across his six Tests as an uncompromising front rower in the Gold Jersey. I caught up with Chris one afternoon, fittingly at Tennyson, with the excited hustle of the 1st XV running through drills behind us.