The St Patrick's College swim squad has enjoyed regular success in the BAS swimming competition, winning the overall boys aggregate for 32 successive years until Ballarat Grammar broke the stranglehold in 2013.
The SPC swimming program provides a great developmental opportunity for students to improve their stroke, technique and fitness throughout the year.
Predominantly held in Term 1, the boys compete against their fellow peers in the annual St Patrick's College swimming carnival and can then progress through to the SPC swim championships, followed by the BAS carnival.
All of these meets are held at the Eureka Pool with swim squad training beginning in Term 3. Students also have access to the Ballarat Aquatic Centre indoor heated pool on a Monday after school.
End of an era in SPC football
A remarkable chapter in the history of the St Patrick’s College football program has come to a close with iconic 1st XVIII coach Howard Clark stepping down from the role after an incredible 18-year reign. Mr Clark is widely regarded as the driving force behind the resurrection of the College as a powerful football force since he took over the role
Sport Report - September 21, 2018
SPC Sport Report – Term 3, Week 10 Term three sport has now concluded, a huge thank you to all the students and staff who have played, coached, managed, supervised, supported, umpired or volunteered their time over the past 10 weeks. We have had many highlights, the latest being the exciting win our 1st XI Soccer boys had in the BAS Grand Final an
2018 BAS Soccer Grand Final
St Patrick Senior’s 3 defeated Ballarat Clarendon College 1 BEST: Jordan Armstrong, Mitch Ralston, Jude Jeandet, Alex Baker, Leighton Lauton, Darby Gaffney, Jayden Ashmore GOALS: Alex Baker, Darby Gaffney, Lachlan Wright ASSIST: Connor Ascough Words cannot do justice when writing a report on the drama and outcome of this particular game of socce
Christian Ryan launches new boat
The College was delighted to welcome back former College Captain and Olympic silver medallist Christian Ryan (SPC 1992-95) to be guest speaker at our annual Boat Race Assembly and to officially launch our new racer boat named in his honour. Christian, a two-time Head of the Lake winner in 1994 and 95, shed tears in front of our full school assembl
1st XVIII match report - 2015 Herald Sun Shield Fi
2015 Herald Sun Shield Grand Final St Patrick’s College 10.12 (72) d Essendon Keilor College 6.7 (43) Goal Kickers: Jackson Carrick 2, Jacob Wheelahan 2, Jacob Hopper 1, Hamish Coulton 1, Daniel Rioli 1, Leigh Spiteri 1, Tanner Blackney-Noter 1, Bailey Veale Best Players: Joel Cowan, Ben Hurley, Jacob Hopper, Ben Simpson, Ben Lusby, Hasker Dawbo