Community volunteer spotlight
Nick van Veen (OKG19), a past volunteer for the Sony Foundation ABBOX of Fun Holiday Camp, will this year run a holiday camp run in partnership with the...
Slipping Away and Returning
Andy Bull (OKG02), singer, songwriter and producer has just released the second song from his forthcoming new album. People You Love will be the third...
Looking through the Archives
By David Roberts (OKG73)

A few weeks ago I retired after 43 years working in the archives and records/information management field. Our esteemed...
Class of 1962 - 60 Year Reunion
Thirty five members of the Class of 62 celebrated their 60th year since leaving Knox with lunch at the School on Monday 26 September. MC Roger FitzSimons...
Old Boys Pipe Band Performing
Sunday 25 September was a busy day for the Knox Old Boys Pipe Band. In the morning, we had our first post-pandemic performance at the St Ives Food and...
Valedictory Ceremony
We welcomed the Class of 2022 to the Old Boy community on Monday at the conclusion of the Year 12 Valedictory Ceremony. For the first time since 2019,...
eNews Distribution Issue - 23 September
Some eNews subscribers have reported receiving duplicate copies of today's (23 September) edition. This appears to have been caused by an error which...
Class of 1987 - 35 Years
The OKG 1987 year group assembled for their 35th reunion at the London Hotel in Balmain on Saturday 17 September.
There was a motley crew in attendance,...
Colts Qualifying Final: Manager's Match Report
Knox Old Boys’ Colts finished their rugby season in a creditable fourth position despite injuries, Covid, an excellent ski season and international...
Racing through the 70s
Warwick Brown (OKG67) believes he is fortunate to be alive today and still often wonders “what was I thinking” when reminiscing on his high-risk...
Auction Prize Redeemed
Ten Old Boys from the Classes of ’77 and ’78 enjoyed a day of great weather, fine food, a few drinks, lots of laughs and lovely memories on...
Pirates Once Again
William Papantoniou (OKG20) and Oskar Loofs (OKG20), two Old Boys from the cast of the 2018 KGS Production of The Pirates of Penzance, have been announced...
Inspiring the Class of 2022
Adventurer and story-teller, Luke Richmond delivered an inspirational speech to the Class of 2022 in their Year Assembly last week. The Australian Army...
Brothers lV Brothers 10th Edition
Almost 300 KNOBS descended onto the Blue Gum Hotel on 19 August for the 10th Anniversary Edition of the inaugural Brothers lV Brothers (BIVB) lunch. At...
Sailing World Championships
Jack Hildebrand (OKG21) will soon be competing in 49er 2022 World Championships...
Mates crossing the States
Three Knox Old Boys from the Class of 2017 and one Old Ignatian will soon be traversing the US East Coast – a distance of more than 4,000kms –...
Future Forefront of Impact Investing
While its co-founders include two Scots Old Boys, the Sydney Impact Investing Society (SUIIS) at the University of Sydney (USyd) now counts three Old Knox...
Tertiary Awards
Congratulations to Chad Mannering (OKG17) and Nicholas Rahme (OKG17) – Chad and Nicholas, along with three other teammates, recently won an award...
Bred 'So Right'
The Laurie family marked the last Friday of July 2022 as a special day, with a prized Angus bull, “So Right” selling for $190,000 – a...
Throwing at their best
Cam McEntyre (OKG16) has enjoyed competing on the world stage for the second time in two weeks, finishing in 7th place in the Men's Javelin at the...
Season update: KUFC Div 6 team
Knox United Football Club (KUFC) has expanded dramatically over recent years, especially in the Men’s All Ages category. In 2020, the Club had a...
Changing recruitment globally
In 2020, Andrew Dewez together with Dr Sam Price, co-founded Zapid Hire, a software development company enabling high volume recruiters to advertise jobs...
2022 Careers Insight Evening
Late last month, more than 700 current Knox students registered to hear career presentations from 45 members of the Old Boy community. We were therefore...
Support for Flood Victim - Received
In our eNews of 13 July, we put out a call for a laptop to be donated to an Old Boy who lost everything in the Lismore floods. We are pleased to report...
Ellie Cole (Knox Pymble Swim Club)
Australia’s most decorated female Paralympic Athlete and coach of many Old Boys, Ellie Cole, has touched the wall for the last time in Birmingham....
Tom Carter (OKG00)
The Aussie 7s Women’s team claimed the Gold Medal in their finals match in Birmingham, defeating Fiji 22-12. Congratulations to Tom, their High Performance...
William Yang (OKG16)
William scooped three medals in his first Commonwealth Games – Gold in the 4x100m Mixed Freestyle Relay, Gold in 4x100m Men’s Freestyle Relay...
Strength to push boundaries
Tom Shannon (OKG20) started weightlifting while at Knox as a supplement to his athletics training. In May this year, less than two years after leaving...
Brothers lV Brothers – 10th Anniversary
On Saturday, 30 July 2022, the KNOBS Legends donned the Brothers' Jersey for our 10th Anniversary match. Players included the ever-youthful Tai Glassie...
2001 First XV Reunion
It was special to be able to come together at the School to relive the glory days of our undefeated 2001 CAS Championship.

Although many years...
Robert Macdonald Dash (OKG49)
08/03/1933 – 02/07/2022

While the wife of the School’s second headmaster, Dr Bryden suggested the formation of a Pipe Band in 1939,...
Aussie 7s debut
Tom Morrison (OKG21) made his debut representing Australia in the Oceania Sevens Tournament at in Pukekohe, New Zealand last month. In the four-team, six...
New National Sailing Champion
Current Year 12 student, Ellis Merrett will compete (with Angus Renton of Barker) over the week ahead in the 2022 29er World Championships in Spain.
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Class of 2016 Reunion
After experiencing many COVID delays, the Class of 2016 finally celebrated their long-awaited 5 Year Reunion at the Greenwood Hotel. With around 100 in...
Calling lawn bowlers
Past students from Combined Associated Schools (CAS), including Knox and Barker, have been invited to form teams for social lawn bowls. If you would like...
Informal 1990 Reunion
Saturday, 23 July 2022 saw a great catch up by many at the “informal” 1990s KGS Reunion.

A group of us attended Knox 1 at the School...
Cam McEntyre World Championships Debut
After winning the Men’s Javelin at the Australian Track & Field Championships in early 2022, Cam McEntyre (OKG16) competed in his first World...
Nick Frost Wallabies Debut
Nick Frost (OKG17) made his debut for the Wallabies on 9 July 2022 in Brisbane, in the 2nd Test of the series against England. Frost's selection earned...
Robert Pether (OKG92)
Many of you will be interested to listen to the interview conducted by Andy Park (OKG97) with Desree Pether, wife of Robert Pether (OKG92). Listen to the...
Max Purcell (OKG16) wins Wimbledon Men's Doubles Final
Max Purcell and Matt Ebden have dug deep to join some of the legends of Australian tennis as Wimbledon men's doubles champions.

Two days after...
Kumaresh Siva (OKG93)
Motoring enthusiast, Kumaresh Siva (OKG93), recently realised his long-held dream of riding in a race car, thanks to the Historic Sports and Racing Car...
KGS Visual Arts Update
After inviting Old Boys to view the Years 7-11 Art Show recently, several OKGs from interstate and abroad replied asking whether they could see some photos...
KUFC Inaugural Retro Round
Knox United (KUFC) hosted its inaugural Retro Round on 11 June to raise funds for mental health research at Black Dog Institute. KUFC Vice President, Ben...
Progress, Performance and Integrity
After farewelling his role as SKINS Chair in 2019, Jaimie Fuller (OKG82) went quiet. Rather than dwell on his failed bid to steer the compression-wear...
Queen's Birthday Honours 2022
Congratulations to Alan Seale OAM (OKG59) and Lt Colonel Andrew White CSC (OKG95) for their inclusion in the 2022 Queen’s Birthday Honours list....
Knox Gala Day 2022
Thanks to all the Old Boys and their families who stopped by the OKGA stall on Knox Gala Day (28 May) to say hello and stock up on Thistle merchandise....
Old Boys in Film and TV
Filmmaker Alessio Mazza (OKG19), Cinematographer Calum Riddell (OKG15) and Actor Nick Paranamos (OKG14) spoke at the OKGA / KGS Careers Webinar last month,...
New Federal Government Representative
Dr Andrew Charlton MP (OKG96) attended his first caucus meeting of the Albanese-led Labor Party, following its victory in the 2022 Federal Election, on...
The Shute Legacy
Last Saturday, 6 June, was an historic day for Shute Shield Rugby, as the Sydney University (SUFC) and Eastwood Rugby Clubs paid tribute to Robert Elliot...
Defending Against Russian Drones
As Chief Technology Officer of the ASX-listed company DroneShield Ltd, Angus Bean (OKG07) has been at the forefront of the development of anti-drone weapons...
New Australian Swimming Champion
William Yang (OKG16) has booked a ticket to the 19th FINA World Swimming Championships (Budapest) and the XXII Commonwealth Games (Birmingham 2022) after...
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