St Pat’s News

Ireland Tour 2024: SPC v Sligo Academy Match Report

By Jason Lappin, 1st XVIII Coach On Tuesday 2 April, our Aussie boys faced off against the North Eastern Irish County of Sligo. Both teams fielded a lot of players which meant for high rotations to give everyone a run. The Paddy boys started on fire and served it up to the Irish boys. The Aussie boys had improved dramatically from…

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Ireland Tour 2024: SPC v St Aidan’s Match Report

By Jason Lappin, 1st XVIII coach The lead up to first game of the tour was like a Grand Final for the Paddy Boys. The outrageously long flight meant the boys had a lot of built-up energy and tension. In an interesting plot twist, a lot of the players had already met each other over…

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Ireland, UK & France Football Tour ’24

Follow the cultural, historical and sporting experiences of our students on the 2024 Ireland, UK and France Football Tour.

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The Crest: Term 1, Week 9

It’s hard to believe, but that’s a wrap on Term 1. Read the latest College news and events in today’s edition of The Crest.

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School of Rock tickets on sale

Tickets for our first whole school production in our new Performing Arts Centre are now on sale.

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Old Boys in the News – March 2024

Our Old Collegians have been in the spotlight, including: Old Collegian Cooper Sherman (SPC 2017-2022) will have the support of SPC behind him as he competes at Easter’s Stawell Gift this weekend. Cooper has been handed the toughest task by receiving the backmarker position of just half a metre, as he looks to add Australia’s…

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Maurice James Walsh (SPC 1946-1948)

We are saddened to learn of the passing of Old Collegian Maurice James Walsh (SPC 1946-1948) who passed away on 30 June 2023, at the age of 91 years. Maurice was a boarder from Remlaw, near Horsham, in Victoria and attended SPC from Sub-Intermediate through to Leaving. Maurice was awarded the second highest prize in…

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Henry Wines (SPC 2011-16) at home in hospitality

Old Collegian Henry Wines (SPC 2011-16) is showing he has what it takes to be a success in the world of hospitality. At the relatively tender age of 25, Henry is already a part-owner of one of Ballarat’s most well-known and popular pubs. He is now also earning the praise of his peers by taking…

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Where are they now – David Whitehead (SPC 1978-84)

The College recently reconnected with Old Collegian David Whitehead (SPC 1978-84) who spent his formative years in the close company of motor racing royalty as personal mechanic to Aussie motor racing icon Peter Brock. David writes about his life, his many fond memories and the teachers who influenced him during his time at SPC.  …

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Class of 2014 gathers for 10-Year Reunion

It was a great night of renewing friendships and reminiscing at the Class of 2014 Reunion on Saturday night. We welcomed more than 60 Old Collegians and their partners back to the Old Collegians’ Association Pavilion for their 10-Year Reunion. It was an opportunity for the group to tour the College grounds and see up…

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