Old Boys in the News – June 2022

June 24, 2022

Brett Bewley. Photo: Lachlan Bence

Our Old Collegians have been busy including:

  • Old Collegian and former AFL footballer Brett Bewley (SPC 2008-13) was kept quiet with a masterstroke move in his Darley game against East Point, read more in this story, click here
  • Great to see Old Collegian and Rebels forward Aaron Cadman (SPC 2016-20, PY2021) earning selection for Vic Country under-18s in the upcoming 2022 National Championships. To read more, click here
  • Great to see Old Collegian Danny Frawley (SPC 1976-79, PY1981) fondly remembered as a “larger than life character” in the lead-up to the now-annual Spud’s Game: Time 2 Talk round 14 match between St Kilda and Essendon in this story here with St Kilda midfielder Seb Ross.

    Joe Carmody. Photo: The Courier

  • Old Collegian Joe Carmody (SPC 1992-97 & current staff) announces he is stepping down as coach of the Ballarat senior football group at the end of this season in this story here
  • Great to see Steve Moneghetti (SPC 1975-80) recognised with Commonwealth Games Australia life memberships recently, to read more, click here

    Teddy Powlett. Photo: The Courier

  • Keep an eye on Old Collegian Teddy Powlett’s (SPC 2003-08) dream to launch a new exciting venture that will add to the offerings in the Pyreness wine region. Teddy, who is the man behind Ballarat’s much-loved hospitality venues Renard, Moon and Mountain, Winner Winner and Ragazzone, is working to launch a new business at a winery in Waubra. To read more, click here
  • Congratulations to Bacchus Marsh premiership captain Tyson Shea (SPC 2001-06) who played his 250th football game on the recent Queen’s Birthday long weekend. After debuting in 2006, Tyson has added to the accolades, as an eight-time club best-and-fairest, captain for a decade, and a member of the club’s team of the era. To read more, click here
  • The dancing journey of Old Collegian Callum Linnane (SPC 2008, PY2013) is showcased in this wonderful feature recently, click here
  • Great to see Gordon’s Mark Gunnell (SPC 2003-08) back on the field and playing his first game since round one after breaking an arm in round one, read more, click here

    Josh Gibcus. Photo: afl photos

  • Old Collegian Josh Gibcus (SPC 2017-21) who debuted this year for the AFL Tigers is the subject of a fantastic article, read more here
  • Speculation was rife that Old Collegian, former Rebel and now versatile Williamstown swingman Charlie Molan (SPC 2015-2020) may have been a leading chance for a shot at an AFL list recently as part of the mid-season draft, read more, in this story here
  • In other footy news, Old Collegians and Beaufort joint coaches Mitch Jenkins (SPC 2001-06) and Brendan Howard (SPC 2001-06) are in the injury wars after suffering injuries. Mitch’s season is almost certainly over after suffering a broken ankle in the match against Ballan in late May, while Brendan has been out with a calf issue. To read more, click here
  • Congratulations to Old Collegians Mark Kennedy (SPC 1992-97) and Ryan Waight (SPC 1998-2003) who were named in Redan’s best 25 players in the club’s 150th anniversary celebrations recently. To read more, click here
  • And, winner of the 1957 Brownlow medallist and Old Collegian Brian Gleeson (SPC 1947-52) also featured in Mininera & District Football League’s recently-named team of the century. Brian was named half back for his home team of Willaura and went on to play 70 games for St Kilda. Check out the team of the century by clicking here

If you have any news on our Old Collegians, please contact Alumni and Foundation Officer Lorrie Liston via email at lliston@stpats.vic.edu.au