The 2017 Schoolboy Cup, known as the GIO Schoolboy Cup, was the 43rd staging of Australia’s premier secondary schools competition.

The Southern Conference featured 16 teams, split into four pools and playing each other once. Victoria University Secondary College were admitted into the competition, replacing St Francis Xavier’s College Maitland.

On 6 September, Keebra Park State High defeated Westfields Sports High in the final to win their third Schoolboy Cup.