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Volunteers Wanted for International Ironman 70.3

Want to be involved in a Major International Event? And raise funds for the College Rowing Club at the same time? Here’s your chance! The St Patrick’s College Rowing Club is seeking volunteers to assist with the upcoming International Ironman 70.3 at Lake Wendouree between Thursday 10 December and Sunday 13 December. By volunteering your…

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Rowing Report – November 5, 2015

Rowing Season has kicked off incredibly well. Having access to the new training device the swingulator has already seen an improvement on technical rowing for our beginning crews. We have grown this year with 10 junior crews comprising 50 year 8 crewmen and some year 7 coxes. We have 6 senior crews and three and…

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Support the rowing ergothon

The St Patrick’s College Rowing Club is urging the College community to support its first major fundraising event for the 2015-16 which centres around an upcoming ergothon. The annual ergothon, where members of our 2015-16 crews gather together to row for as far as possible on the ergo rowing machines has been held each season…

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Rowing Report – October 8, 2015

Rowing season has officially begun. The Boatshed now boasts a specific off water training system (quad Swingulator) and some new ergo machines. We have acquired some new small boats (two pairs and a single scull) to ensure everyone has the opportunity to row and to add to training options. We have purchased some exercise bikes…

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Rowing Report – July 16, 2015

Rowing in term three is about to begin with land based, gym and ergo training starting next week, leading into the water sessions in a month’s time. I have met with the boys and encouraged them to come over to the boatshed and begin their preparation for the new season. I know some lads are…

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Nick’s brave fight

Year 12 student Nick McKenna has overcome difficult odds to be a crucial member of the St Patrick’s Rowing Program in 2015. When he was diagnosed with diabetes four years ago, many would have forgiven him for putting aside his hopes of representing the College in the arduous sport. However, through grim tenacity Nick’s story…

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Rowing legends reunite

They are arguably the most famous rowing crew St Patrick’s College has ever produced and their boat hangs proudly from the ceiling in the main corridor of the school. On Saturday, June 20, members of the famed “Drought breakers” – the 1990 Head of the Lake winning crew regathered for a reunion 25 years after…

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NOB-SPC luncheon with Nick Green

The College’s affiliate amateur football club the North Old Boys-St Patrick’s College Football Club would like to invite all supporters and members of the College community to a Business Coterie Luncheon to be held at the RACV Club in the Melbourne CBD. This will be an event not to be missed and will provide the…

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Rowing report 2014-15

The rowing program under the direction of Mr Peter Joyce (Director of Rowing) and Mr John Cumper (Coaching and Logistics) competed in the prestigious Head of the Lake on Sunday March 1.- Full results are below and for the first time in three years SPC won the Premiership and took home the Harold Deveson Trophy….

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