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Brownlow icon’s call for 16-a-side

One of Australian football’s oldest Brownlow Medallists has called on the AFL to cut the number of players on field to 16 per team to free up the game. Brian Gleeson, the winner of the 1957 Brownlow Medal, has expressed his frustration with too many scrums limiting the brilliance of the game’s best players. Speaking…

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Director of Sports Report

Director of Sport, Ms Tina Benoit, provides an update on sporting activities at the College. Please click on the link below to view the Sports Report. Sports Report Term 3 Week 4

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Director of Sports Report

Director of Sport, Ms Tina Benoit, provides an update on sporting activities at the College. Please click on the link below to view the Sports Report. Sports Report Term 3 Week 2 (1)

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New footy tradition to fill COVID void

In the absence of Ballarat Associated School Sport in Term 3 due to the COVID-19 crisis, St Patrick’s College is seeking to arrange a vast array of intra-school competitions for the coming weeks. The first of these will be held on Wednesday, July 22 on the Main Oval from 3.45pm onwards when a special football…

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Director of Sports Report

Director of Sport, Ms Tina Benoit, provides an update on sporting activities at the College and provides an insight into how our students and Old Collegians are staying motivated whilst their sport has been impacted during the pandemic. Please click on the link below to view the Sports Report. Sports Report Term 2 Week 10

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Director of Sports Report

Director of Sport, Ms Tina Benoit, provides an update on sporting activities at the College and provides an insight into how our students and Old Collegians are staying motivated whilst their sport has been impacted during the pandemic. Please click on the link below to view the Sports Report. Sports Report Term 2 Week 8

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Sports stars Short brothers talk about COVID-19 impact

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, competitive sport has come to a standstill. We have had a lot of disappointed boys who are missing out on playing sport for both St Patrick’s College and their community clubs. Likewise, Old Collegians playing sport at a professional level have also had their seasons and competitions heavily impacted. So,…

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How Old Collegian AFL star Tom McDonald is coping with isolation

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, competitive sport has come to a standstill. We have had a lot of disappointed boys who are missing out on playing sport for both St Patrick’s College and their community clubs. Likewise, Old Collegians playing sport at a professional level have also had their seasons and competitions heavily impacted. So,…

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Director of Sports Report

Director of Sport, Ms Tina Benoit, provides an update on sporting activities at the College and provides an insight into how our students and Old Collegians are staying motivated whilst their sport has been impacted during the pandemic. Please click on the link below to view the Sports Report. Sport Report Term 2, Week 6…

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Cancellation of Term 2 BAS Sport Competitions

Now that the State Government has clarified the plan for returning to school, it has also mandated ‘all inter-school sport events and competitions have been postponed until further notice’.  Consequently, all Term 2 BAS Sport competitions have now been cancelled.   We will try to offer opportunities later in the year if possible. This may be…

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