St Pat’s News

Fighting loss to powerful Parade

ֲýƵ’s College went down fighting in the ACC Football Grand Final at Windy Hill on Wednesday 19 June. Read Coach Jason Lappin’s match report here.

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First ACC grand final for senior soccer team

The ֲýƵ’s College First XI soccer team played its first grand final in the Associated Catholic Colleges Victoria (ACC) competition against Emmanuel College this week.

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Old Boy donates his prized Lakeathon trophy

The College was thrilled to receive the donation of a trophy from Old Collegian Marcus Coppock (SPC 1967-72, PY1972) recently. Marcus received the trophy when he was a student for raising the most funds in the SPC Lakeathon for the rebuilding of the College boatshed, which had stood for 60 years and was completely destroyed…

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Where are they now – Hugh (Paul) Bourke (SPC 1983-85)

The College recently reconnected with Hugh (Paul) Bourke (SPC 1983-85) who has retired now as a veterinarian and believes that his SPC education taught him a sense of order, discipline and respect. Where has your life taken you since leaving SPC? I was lucky enough to be granted a place to study Veterinary Science at…

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The Crest: Term 2, Week 9

It’s been another busy fortnight at SPC, culminating in the start of Semester 1 exams today. Discover more in the latest edition of The Crest.

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Members of Class of 1973 gather for annual get-together

A three-day get-together at Port Campbell has become a highly-anticipated date on the calendar every year for a group of Old Boys from the Class of 1973. The annual event includes the Warrnambool races, golf at Peterborough, dinners out and a barbecue in, as well as much reminiscing and many laughs. Beginning in 2017, our…

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Class of 1974 celebrations continue after reunion

Following a very successful evening celebrating the Class of 1974 50–Year Reunion at the College’s OCA Pavilion on 1 June, a large number of Old Boys and their partners continued to celebrate and reminisce about their years together at SPC at Oscars Hotel, in Ballarat the following day. Around 43 people (26 guys and 17…

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Class of 1974 reminiscing half a decade on at reunion

We welcomed back nearly 50 members of the Class of 1974 for their 50-Year Reunion on Saturday 1 June 2024 in one of the biggest half-a-decade reunions in recent years. Old Collegians and partners enjoyed the opportunity to tour the College and see the transformations of the buildings and grounds, including the brand-new Performing Arts…

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Unveiling our Main Oval picket fence

The College’s Main Oval picket fence has been officially unveiled in the culmination of a four-year million-dollar project to revamp SPC’s hallowed turf.

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Class of 1984 celebrates 40-year reunion

We welcomed members of the Class of 1984 back for their 40-Year Reunion in mid-May. Nearly 40 guys gathered at the College’s OCA Pavilion, enjoying a tour of the College’s buildings and grounds including the new Performing Arts Centre, before congregating together to catch up on four decades of life stories and reminiscing about schooltime…

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