St Pat’s News

Under 13 rugby report – July 25

U/13 SPC v Ivanhoe GrammarThe under 13’s had another strong performance on the weekend downing an undermanned Ivanhoe 20-15. We arranged to match numbers with Ivanhoe by lending two players and benching one. While they were small on numbers they certainly weren’t small on size and had a considerable advantage over us in the forward…

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Under 14 rugby report – July 25

U/14 SPC v Melbourne Grammar The performance of the Under 14 boys was exceptional today, I will comment on our offensive effort a little further on in the report but the defensive side of our game really deserves to lead. There was some really determined and dogged players at the breakdown today, who used their…

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Under 16 rugby report – July 25

U/16 SPC – v Melbourne Grammar After a touch up from GGS the week before the U16 team were determined to fix some of their errors. We were up against Melbourne Grammar who were placed one above us on the ladder. The focus for the week was winning this game through dominating possession and not…

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1st XV report – July 25 – SPC v MGS

St Patrick’s College 1stXV v. Melbourne Grammar (25/07) Fulltime -“ 40-33 (HT 19-14) Tries -“ Joshua Coward 1, Nicholas Donghi 1, Marcus Kaponga 1, Kobe Travers 1, Billy Munter 1, Charlie Pollard 1 Conversions -“ Joshua Coward 5/6 If you will indulge me, and this is a rarity, but I would like to keep today’s…

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2015 SPC trek to Kokoda

SPC at PNG in 2015 In the cold darkness of 2am on June 22 in Ballarat 25 Staff, students, ex-students, parents and friends of the College began the journey of life time to PNG.- During the next 15 days they walked the gruelling Kokoda track, completed a service project at Kokoda College, visited the villages…

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1st XI Soccer report – July 22, 2015

ST PATRICK’S COLLEGE – 1 drew with BALLARAT COLLEGE 1 GOAL Miles Baker (pen) BEST- – – Brandon Lauton, Tom Whitburn, Jake Selby, Miles Baker, Brayden Baker, Josh De Voogel, Trent Moodley, Leighton Parkinson This was a very high class game in the play, the control and skill showed by players, the intent of attacks…

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1st XVIII report (July 22) – BAS Grand Final

SPC make it nine BAS titles in a row- Score: St Patrick’s College 12 10 (82) d Ballarat Clarendon College 6.7 (43)- Goal Kickers: Jackson Carrick 3, Daniel Rioli 2, Jarrod Korrewha, Joel Cowan, Jacob Hopper, Ben Lusby, Ezekiel Frank, Clay Bilney, Yestin Eades 1 Best Players: Joel Cowan, Jacob Hopper, Jackson Carrick, Daniel Rioli,…

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Thomas James Noonan

NOONAN, Thomas James- – – SPC 1905-1906 DoB:- – 1888, Crowlands, VIC Father:- – Edward Noonan Mother:- – Margaret, nee Poynton Thomas James Noonan came to St Patrick’s as a boarder from a small farming community called Crowlands, north east of Ararat in Victoria’s west. Tom’s grandfather, Daniel Noonan was a pioneer of Crowlands, arriving…

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George Matson Nicholas

NICHOLAS Brothers John Pern Nicholas and his wife, Mary Ellen, nee McSheedy had a large family of seven children, six boys and one girl. Four of the boys attended St Patrick’s College – Athol Miller Nicholas- – SPC 1912-1914 Bryon Fitzgerald Nicholas- SPC 1909-1911 Eric Sutton Nicholas- – SPC 1916-1917 George Matson Nicholas- SPC 1902-1903…

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Bryon Fitzgerald Nicholas

NICHOLAS Brothers John Pern Nicholas and his wife, Mary Ellen, nee McSheedy had a large family of seven children, six boys and one girl. Four of the boys attended St Patrick’s College – Athol Miller Nicholas- – SPC 1912-1914 Bryon Fitzgerald Nicholas- SPC 1909-1911 Eric Sutton Nicholas- – SPC 1916-1917 George Matson Nicholas- SPC 1902-1903…

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