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Darwin Tour – Day 7

Today firstly we headed off to the Territory Wildlife park and we encountered some of the native wildlife from northern Australia at the wildlife park we when and watched a Native Bird Show, where we were shown how different types of birds hunt, live and protect themselves. We then got back on the buses and…

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Darwin Tour – Day 6

Another full day with over 200kms Traveled. With an 8am start we headed to the jumping croc’s to get an up close look at Australia’s top food chain predator up close. Then a short drive to Adelaide River for lunch at the famous 303 bar for lunch. A short trip around the corner to the…

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Darwin Tour – Day 5

Today the boys played a game against St Mary’s FC. Another win for St Pat’s. The day was extremely hot and humid and all the boys enjoyed a refreshing drink and BBQ at the club rooms after the game and an informative talk from Peter McFarlane the St Mary’s Captain. Great thanks to the parents…

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Darwin Tour – Day 3

– Written by Josh canny Cooper Craig-Peters Liam Philips On the 6th of April half of us had to wake up at 5:00 am to go fishing, while the lucky ones got to sleep in till 9:30 am. The first group got split into three boats and cruised an hour out of Cullen Bay. There…

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Darwin Tour – Day 2 Game full wrap up from Howard

Day 2 Game, Full report from Howard. – SPC- 17 – 14 – 116– defeated NT U/18 Academy side- 3 – 1 – 19 – Goal Kickers: Josh Chatfield 3, Sam Hopper 3, Conor Donohue 2, Aiden Domic 2, Joel O’Connell 2, Scott Carlin, Elliott Lamb, Nick Canny, Jordan Grant, Jai Dodemaide- – Best Players:…

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Darwin Tour – Day 2

After a challenging & exhausting day at the army barracks yesterday, we had a relaxing & well-earned rest day to re-cooperate and freshen up. A sleep in & easy morning was in store for the boys & woke up & went for a refreshing dip followed by breakfast. At 2pm the non-playing group attended a…

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Darwin Tour

Arrived at the Free Spirit resort at 1-30am this morning. Then an early start at 6-30 am to go and experience the life of an Australian soldier with the assistance of Captain Liam O’Riley -St Pats old boy- at Robertson Barracks. The boys are enjoying a cool swim before we head off to the Darwin…

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Darwin Tour – Day 1

Nick Stuhldreier: today was a very eventful and challenging day. We travelled out to the Robertson’s army barracks to be put through the paces of some army training. First of all, we were kitted out in our camo gear and then off to the obstacles where we worked together as teams to get the fastest…

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Darwin Tour 2017 – 4 Days to Go.

The 2017 Darwin tour Departs on Monday. For all photos from the tour make sure you like the SPC-OCA Facebook page at this link –

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18 Days to go.

Preparations are well under way with only 18 days to go until we head to Darwin on the 2017 Darwin Tour.

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