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									                                                The Strand              News From

                                         ST. BERNARD’S COLLEGE
                                                       41 Rosehill Road, Essendon 3040
                                                     T. (03) 9289 1000 F. (03) 9337 1741
 VOL 17. NO. 2 – JULY 2010

                                         ST. BERNARD’S COLLEGE VISION STATEMENT
                           “Achieve Excellence By Learning and Doing”


                                       At the recent Hall of Fame function         presided over by Christian Brothers in inner Melbourne, a remote part of a
                                       the College Foundation elevated             world at war, has become an expansive campus with globally conscious,
                                       Father Frank Moloney to the status of       wirelessly connected young men taught by committed lay teachers. It
                                       Legend whilst also inducting Brother        is however, still possible to discern similar qualities and values in their
                                       Frank Chappell, The Honourable              respective school experiences. What students value and remember as
                                       Geoffrey Eames, Father Kevin                important appears constant across seventy years.
                                       McKelson and Mr Des Smith as
                                       members. At the same function the           This year we have been engaged in the development of a values based
                                       seventy year history of the College         strategic plan for the College. The first phase of this was to engage the
                                       was launched.                               community and identify the key values of the College. The data collected
                                                                                   from students, old boys, parents and staff identifies overwhelmingly
                                        Edited by Paul Kennedy and titled          “community” as the key value of St Bernard’s. Excellence, opportunity and
                                        “Murphy’s Lore and other stories”,         stewardship also figure prominently but community appears as our most
                                        the book contains reflections of those     prominent value.
                                        who were part of St Bernard’s at
                                        some point during the last seventy         I think that community is the common link between our oldest and newest
                                        years. It is named after Brother P.B.      students. It reinforces the sense that there is something special about
                                        Murphy, a giant figure in the history of   belonging to St Bernard’s. This sense creates and nourishes relationships
                                        the College, whose vision led to the       within the community and we know that all good education centres on the
purchase of the paddock that became the present campus. Contributors to            quality of relationships in the educational setting.
the book include foundation students of the early forties through to students
                                                                                   I add my congratulations to Father Frank and the other inductees and
who only finished their schooling here very recently. The recollections are
                                                                                   commend Murphy’s Lore to you as an honest and entertaining history of the
not sanitised and give a real sense of what it was like to be part of the school
                                                                                   College. It reflects the significance of St Bernard’s in the lives of so many
at various points in our history.
                                                                                   over seventy years.

                                                                                   Tony Paatsch
The lives of our current students are very different to that of their
predecessors; the foundation students. The world has changed, Australia and
Melbourne along with it, and our campus and classrooms have also moved
with these changing times. A small campus of overcrowded classrooms                Tony Paatsch, Principal.


On Sunday May 23 Father Kevin Burke ’61 celebrated his 40th                        All that spoke of Kevin on the day were glowing in their praise,
Anniversary of his Ordination to the Priesthood at Our Lady Help of                painting him as a man with an unique personality and sense of
Christians in Eltham. Old Boy Father Lou Heriot (’43) and Jesuit Dave              fun who also possessed a strong faith and deep commitment to the
Ryan presided over the celebration that saw some 200 parishioners                  Church.
and 150 visitors in attendance. Lou himself was Kevin’s parish priest
both as a deacon and newly ordained priest in South Melbourne
where he resided for 3 years from 1971 until 1974. Overall Kevin
has been involved in 16 different parishes starting in Geelong
in 1970 then onto (in order) South Melbourne, East Brighton,
Broadmeadows, Mitcham, Mulgrave, Mordialloc, St Albans South,                                                                       Fr Kevin Burke (left) at
Burwood, Mount Waverly, Hampton, Hadfield, Ashburton Epping                                                                         his 40th anniversary
and Chadstone before arriving in Eltham in 2008.                                                                                    of his Ordination with
                                                                                                                                    St Bernard’s classmate
During the celebration Kevin reflected on some of his career                                                                        from 1961 Peter Tyrrell
highlights over his forty years in the priesthood, which included
being Chaplain to St Bernard’s Old Collegian Football side in the
1970’s and 1980’s
  FROM THE EDITOR                                                                                                                                   FAMILIES

Founder’s Day this year took on special significance for St Bernard’s       Further details on supporting the Foundation or joining the 1940’s    One of the most influential families in St Bernard’s history has        In 1963 he became the inaugural president of the Old Collegians
College as it celebrated the 70th year since its opening way back           Society can be directed to me at the College on 9289 1106             been the TOBIN family. Their association with the College actually      Football Club and guided this organisation through its initial years,
in 1940. A wonderful luncheon was held at the College’s Sports              or or returning the brochure to the           commenced when the late Leo James Tobin attended for Forms 1            winning premierships in the first two years of its existence, and then
Pavilion, which was packed to capacity with 193 attendees. Special          Development Office at the College.                                    & 2 in 1942 and 1943 (the second and third year of the College’s        proudly watching it grow to the vibrant and successful club that it
efforts were made to attract past students from the 1940’s and we                                                                                 existence) before attending Assumption College Kilmore where he         is today. He was later honoured with life membership of the club.
were thrilled to have eight first day past students attend the event.       Michael Perrett,                                                      boarded for the remainder of his school life.
In addition we launched the book Murphy’s Lore. A history of St             Director of Development                                                                                                                       Kevin’s sons Geoff ’59, Terry ’60, John ’66, Mark ’70, Daniel ’86 and
Bernard’s College as told by those who were there. This book has                                                                                  Leo James was the son of Leo who, along with his brothers Phonse,       Hugh ’87 all attended the College as did Geoff’s son Simon ’84. His
been brilliantly put together by past student Paul Kennedy 74 and is                                                                              Tom and Kevin, founded Tobin Brothers Funerals in 1934.                 daughter Maureen’s sons Thomas ’85 and Ben ‘93 Hardwick also
a must read for all past students of the College – see flyer attached                                                                                                                                                     attended St. Bernard’s. Geoff worked in the family business from
for methods of purchase.                                                                                                                                                         However it was to be Kevin who           1963 until his retirement in 1987 and Hugh is currently manager
                                                                                                                                                                                 played the greatest part in the          of the Glenroy branch and has been with the company since 1992.
A further four inductees were included in the College’s Hall of                                                                                                                  College’s rich history, resulting in a
Fame and Fr Frank Moloney was elevated to Legend Status. The                                                                                                                     place in the College’s Hall of Fame.     Tom’s sons Brendan ’63 and Michael ’68 both attended St Bernard’s
new Honour Boards, which include our Hall of Fame Members, our                                                                                                                   His involvement at St. Bernard’s         and while Brendan had a theatrical career Michael has been with
Foundation members and our 1940’s Society members, were also                                                                                                                     commenced when his eldest son            Tobin Brothers since 1968 and is now Chairman of the organisation,
unveiled.                                                                                                                                                                        Geoff started at the College in Grade    a position he has held since 2004 when his and Leo’s family bought
                                                                                                                                                                                 3 in 1949 and his interest continued     out the other partners.
Included with this Newsletter you will find a brochure featuring                                                                                                                 until his death almost 50 years later.
details of how to join the 1940’s Society. This is the College’s                                                                                                                                                          Leo James sons Shane ’72, Damian ’73, Tim ’75 and Leo ’83 are all
Bequest program and has obviously been named after our founding                                                                                                                 He was the founding President of          past students and in addition Damian’s sons Stephen ’05 and Paul
year. Members have their name inscribed on the Honour Board, or                                                                                                                 the Parents & Friend Association in       ’10 and Tim’s son James ’10 attended SBC. Leo James was a director
can remain anonymous, and receive a lapel badge signifying their                                                                                                                1952, a position he held until 1957,      of Tobin Brothers until his retirement and Shane, Damian and Leo
membership. Earlier this year the College received a bequest of                                                                                   and certainly laid the groundwork for the successful organisation       all work for the company.
$230,000 from the estate of the late James O’Dea and this money,                                                                                  that it remains today.
along with previously accumulated Foundation funds, means that                                                                                                                                                            The first of the fourth generation, Aaron Mulkearns, son of past
the College Foundation now has a corpus of $800,000 invested,                                                                                     Kevin was also pivotal in the dealings that principal of the day        student Luke ’75 and Cathy, Leo James daughter, commenced work
with the interest providing eight scholarships to boys who would                                                                                  Br P B Murphy had in his search for a new site for the College.         at Tobin Brothers in 2009.
otherwise not be able to attend the College.

                                                                            Br. Jack Cummins; Max McMahon; Kevin Power; Ron McCormack;
                                                                            George Turville.
                                                                            Kevin Smith; Br Leo Doolan (Fr Kevin McKelson pictured page 5)


Over the years our reunions have always been a fantastic way to             For all information regarding the Association, including our Annual
catch up with past school friends. Many have not seen each other            Dinner and Golf Day, go to our website
for some years (sometimes for over 30 years or more) whilst some
have seen each other the weekend before! As an observer these are           Andrew Vinecombe,
precious and often comical times. Confused faces greet each other           SBOCA President
searching for the name on the tip of their tongue that fits that same
person who surely hasn’t lost that much hair! Comments that may             2010 Reunions
not be tolerated elsewhere greeted with laughter signaling a bond
between friends long ago. “A good paddock”, “weren’t you taller?”           10 Year – Friday October 8 @ St. Bernard’s Pavilion
and “I married that girl” are favorite quotes on arrival. Of course the     Contact: David Sullivan - 0421 129 379
quote everyone wants to hear is “I’d recognise you anywhere, you
haven’t changed a bit.”                                                     20 Year Reunion was held on 17th July

The interest in what people are doing now in their lives often              25 Year - Friday October 1 @ St. Bernard’s Pavilion
fascinates and intrigues with employment, children and marriages            Contact: Andrew Vinecombe - 0423 274 545
being standard fare. There are the proud Old Boys who virtually
beam when telling an old friend of their sons and even grandsons            30 Year - Friday August 13 @ St. Bernard’s Pavilion
attending St Bernards. There are the Old Boys who still have a              Contact: Matthew Gollant -
strong bond with the College via school activities or within our Old        0408 955 951
Collegian groups such as football, cricket, athletics or arts. Many
also contribute to the Foundation financially, giving someone an            40 Year - Friday October 8 @ AAMI Park Melbourne
opportunity they were also fortunate to receive.                            Contact: Michael O’Brien -
                                                                            or Gerard Mahoney 0412 165 192
Reunions are always a chance to reconnect with those who we                 Gerard is also organising a table at The Old Collegians dinner
have lost touch with and then hopefully remain connected to in the          on August 20. Contact him for further details
future. We again have many this year (listed below) and the only
promise I’ll make is, nights like this are always too short. No matter      50 Year (At Annual Dinner) – Friday August 20
if your reunion is this year or in future years, make the effort, and I’m   Contact: Michael Perrett - 0416 050 927
sure you’ll feel it was worthwhile.                                                                                                               Old boys are from left to right: - Michael 1st, Leo 4th, Shane 8th, Damian 10th, Hugh 11th. Cathy Tobin (seated in front of Hugh) married
                                                                                                                                                  to old boy Luke Mulkearns.
  ECHOES FROM THE ARCHIVES                                                                                                                                    HALL OF FAME 2010

                                                                       Visitors to the Heritage area have been thoroughly impressed                         On Wednesday May 5 over two hundred past students, teachers                                              Father Kevin McKelson ‘41 SAC - First old boy
                                                                       with the ever growing collection of College memorabilia, photos,                     and friends gathered in the St Bernard’s College Pavilion to honour                                      Priest - Pallottines
                                                                       uniforms etc. on display and with a number of new display cabinets                   the latest inductees into the St Bernard’s College Foundation Hall of                                    Honorary Doctorate University of Notre Dame,
                                                                       recently been purchased, it will only get bigger and better (as                      Fame. In what was a fantastic and heartfelt celebration of all things                                    Australia for his service to Aboriginal language
                                                                       you can see below). An open invitation to view these archives is                     St Bernard’s the following inductees were entered into College                                           and culture in Western Australia
                                                                       extended to all members of the St Bernard’s community so to take a                   folklore:
                                                                       trip down Memory Lane don’t hesitate to contact me.
                                                                       Maureen Kavanagh
                                                                       Ph: 9289 1110                                                                                                                                                          Mr Des Smith (deceased) -
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Long time benefactor to SBC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          and SBOCFC.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              His son Damian accepted
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                the award on his behalf.

Cadets 1947 - Officers and NCO’s
R Sampson, John Santamaria, J Fanning, John Kelly, Clem Cafarella                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Fr Francis Moloney SDB,
G Allen, J Curtain, G Morgan, M O’Callaghan, J Maher, T Clifford,                                                                                                                                                                                                                           previously inducted into
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            into the Hall of Fame
V Rice, J Pedley,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Legend of the College.
R Whitman, P Fury, H Templeton, F Ferrie, G Milne, F Kennedy,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Pictured here receiving
J Sargeant                                                                                                                                                  Brother Frank Chappell - Principal SBC 1968 - 1973
                                                                                                                                                            Past Provincial of the Christian Brothers and Vicar General of the Christian                                                    his award with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Foundation president
Thank you to those who have donated or loaned material to the                                                                                               Brothers worldwide
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Peter Reilly and Michael
archives recently. Since the last edition material has been received
from: David Anderson, Henry Cooper, Kevin Egan, Paul Farrell,
Ted Heriot, Jeannie Huebscher, Greg Jorgenson, Br Reg Long, John
P Lynch, Robert Milburn, Br Philip O’Loghlen, Paul Rule, John
Santamaria, David Sully and Gerard Vaughan. We also sincerely
thank those who came forward to identify students in football and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           At the same function “Murphy’s Lore and Other Stories” A History
other photos in our possession.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           of St Bernard’s College as told by those who were there, was
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           successfully launched. Foundation Member and former College
Currently I am seeking a red Pioneer Total Abstinence badge to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Principal Mr Frank FitzGerald did the honours and implored all
complete the badge collection.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           those listening to purchase a copy (which many did with over 140
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           copies being sold on the day!!)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           This collection of memories, edited by Paul Kennedy, will be of great
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           interest to all connected with St Bernard’s. Copies can be obtained
  TOP 10 AND COLLEGE LEADERS                                                                                                                                The Honourable Geoffrey Eames ‘62 - Judge of the Victorian Supreme
                                                                                                                                                            Court Awarded Member of Order of Australia 2009
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           from the Director of Development, Mr Michael Perrett, 41 Rosehill
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Rd, Essendon 3040 at a cost of $39.95, which includes postage.

                                                                        ST.BERNARD’S COLLEGE                                                                  MADDEN BEDFORD SHIELD
                                                                        TOP TEN 2009                                                                        Those in attendance at the inaugural Madden-Bedford Shield game at St          Solomon. Jordan Schroder was awarded the Herald-Sun Shield medal
                                                                                                                                                            Bernard’s College Oval on Wednesday were privileged to witness both a          as best afield.
                                                                       Nash Egan              98.25         Physiotherapy         La Trobe University
                                                                       Liam Stevens           97.05         Environments          University of Melbourne
                                                                                                                                                            wonderful pre-game luncheon and a great game of football.
                                                                       Mr. Tony Paatsch       (Principal)                                                                                                                                  All in all the day was a tremendous success and we look forward to
                                                                       William Somerton       97.55         Engineering/Arts      Monash University         The shield, for which the boys were playing for (and will continue to          retaining the Madden – Bedford Shield next year on Parade’s home turf.
                                                                       Giuseppe Spanti        97.65         Engineering/Law       Monash University         play for on an annual basis whenever St Bernard’s College and Parade
                                                                       Christopher Bryceson   98.45         Physiotherapy         La Trobe University       College 1st XV111’s clash), is named after Simon Madden, Essendon
                                                                       James Cavallo          99.15         Science/Engineering   Monash University         great and Norm Smith Medalist and Peter Bedford, former South
                                                                       Ricardo Cannizzaro     98.20         Science               University of Melbourne   Melbourne champion and Brownlow medalist. Both are past students of
                                                                       David Baldi            99.60         Arts                  University of Melbourne   the respective Colleges and both were in attendance.
                                                                       Matthew De Bono        8.05          Science               University of Melbourne
                                                                       Joshua Bertuna         97.70         Commerce              University of Melbourne
                                                                                                                                                            Guest speaker for the luncheon was John Jordan QC; a Board member
                                                                                                                                                            of AFL Victoria and Old Paradian, who spoke glowingly of the Amateurs
                                                                        ST.BERNARD’S COLLEGE                                                                and his time in them. Simon Madden was MC for the event and did a
                                                                        STUDENT COUNCIL 2010                                                                fabulous job as always.

                                                                       BACK                                                                                 The game itself was of tremendous significance with the winning
                                                                       Mr Brendan Douglas (Director of Mission), Anthony Gagliano,                          team advancing to the grand final of the Associated Catholic Colleges
                                                                       David Webster, Andrew Zammit, Will Sullivan, Patrick Grech,                          competition against St Joseph’s Geelong whilst also progressing to
                                                                       Connor Thompson, Stephen Sabato, Nick Carroll, Joel Dobbin,                          the semi-finals of the Herald-Sun Shield. After a very even first half St
                                                                       Shahira Fernando, Mr Tony Paatsch (Principal)                                        Bernard’s overcame the spirited Parade to run out winners 16.13.109
                                                                                                                                                            to 8.12.60 in what was a great team performance. Goalscorers were
                                                                       FRONT                                                                                Jordan Schroder (4), Isaac Madden (4), Luke Larsen (3), Rhys Moylan (3),
                                                                                                                                                            Matthew Borzillo and Bradley Cooper whilst best players were Schroder,
                                                                       Thi Vu, Fabian Fabiano, Sam Firth, Andrew Ireland (VC), Thomas
                                                                                                                                                            Madden, Tom Sullivan, Simon Caven, Kieran Farrell, Sam Jones and Jack          (from left): Peter Bedford, SBC captain Isaac Madden, Simon Madden
                                                                       Lynch (C), Tomas Steel (VC), Thomas Chrystie (VC), Matthew
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           and SBC coach Hayden Kennedy with the trophy
                                                                       Stephenson, Aaron Fernandes, Michael Dalli
  GRANDPARENTS DAY                                                                                                                                  CONGRATULATIONS

It is always pleasing to welcome back past students to the Annual                                                                                  Current Sydney Swans player Jude Bolton ’97 married Lynette Carroll    characters in the smash hit musical Jersey Boys at the time. Luigi
Grandparents Day.                                                                                                                                  on January 29                                                          first filmed scenes for the World War 2 mini-series at the Docklands
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          in April 2008 before being flown to Los Angeles in November of
After a wonderful Mass in the auditorium, the Ladies Auxiliary
                                                                                                                                                                                    Ben Kilkenny ’96 (left) married       that year for further scenes, at which point he got to meet producer
provided a sumptuous morning tea, which was enjoyed by all. The
                                                                                                                                                                                    fellow Western Bulldogs tragic,       Tom Hanks.
boys then gave their grandparents a tour of the College as they
                                                                                                                                                                                    the wonderful Bronwyn Snee on
marvelled at the many changes since they last roamed the halls here.
                                                                                                                                                                                    April 23 in a beautiful service at    The short film The Last Mile that screened on the Aurora Channel
From left to right: Pat Kirby, Connor Denahy, John Denahy ‘56,                                                                                                                      St James Church in Gardenvale.        on Foxtel in April is the brainchild of Shannon George ’04. The
John Andressen ‘49, Nicholas Scully, Neil Brown ‘53, Karl Brown,                                                                                                                    The reception was held at Quat        film itself is about a Melbourne boy, Tom, who, abandoned in the
Len Slavin ‘54, Connor Slavin, Bernie Doolan ‘47 & James Doolan                                                                                                                     Quatta in Riponlea and included a     outback, tries to hitch a ride to safety but instead ends up in the
                                                                                                                                                                                    cracking speech by Ben’s Brother      hands of the creepy Mr Chuckles, stabbed and tied up in the back of
                                                                                                                                                                                    Sam ’01. Ben’s fellow class of        a car. The ‘slasher/thriller’ won best sound and was awarded highly
                                                                                                                                                                                    ’96 alumni Ben Fitzpatrick and        commended at the Rocky Fringe Film Festival last year, was short
                                                                                                                                                                                    Cameron McBride were also in          listed for the Hillside Film Festival and has been sent to the LA Film
                                                                                                                                                                                    the wedding party.                    Festival. Shannon plans to make The Last Mile into a feature film
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          once he has written the full script, with interest being shown by Star
  WHERE ARE THEY NOW?                                                                                                                              And in further exciting news for Cameron he, his lovely wife Rita
                                                                                                                                                   and adorable son Liam welcomed Tyler Paul into the world on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Wars, Wolf Creek and Babe editor Jason Ballentin.

                                                                                                                                                   February 15, adding another member to the Essendon Football Clubs                                                   At the Australian Surf Life
                                                                                                                                                   already impressive numbers.                                                                                         Saving titles in March
                                  Derham Mee ’53 (left) retired from     Greig D’Cruz ’98 works for Barclays Bank in London
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       at Kurrawaon the Gold
                                  Qantas International after 22 years
                                                                                                                                                   Giancarlo Polo ’93 and Jane welcomed their first child Thomas into                                                  Coast former College
                                  at Tullamarine International Airport   Paul Kayrooz ’80 is Retail Business Development Manager for Repco
                                                                                                                                                   the world recently.                                                                                                 swimming captains Steve
                                  and later at Brisbane Airport as a     Australia
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Iannazo ’99 (far right)
                                  Check-in Agent. Retiring at 55
                                                                                                                                                   Carl Scavo ‘91 and Gaylene welcomed their first child, Emily Grace,                                                 and Luke Van Meel (2nd
                                  he now lives at Margate Beach          On the hundredth year the Brothers have been in ministry in
                                                                                                                                                   on January 2                                                                                                        from right) ‘05 formed
                                  Queensland where he plays a lot        Tasmania (culminating in the St Virgil’s College Centenary in April
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       part of a 6 person team
                                  of golf and has a healthy interest     2011) Brs Terry Burke ’56 is one of four Brothers who have joined
                                                                                                                                                   Joe Iemma ‘91 and Belinda welcomed their first child, Madeleine                                                     for Jan Juc Surf Club.
                                  in the racing industry.                together as a community at Ripley Rd, West Moonah. The doors
                                                                                                                                                   Janice, on January 30                                                                                               In the Champion Patrol
                                                                         were recently closed on the Warwick Street property, which had
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       competition, comprising
                                  Steve McAllister ’72 is Chief          housed the initiative since 1988 when the community was first
                                                                                                                                                   Peter Bof ‘91 and Ivana welcomed their first child, Ashton Nicholas,                                                of 6 events aimed at
                                  Executive Officer – Pacific Zone       formed.
                                                                                                                                                   on January 31                                                          finding the best team of 6 surf lifesavers in Australia, the team
                                  at Bureau Veritas Australia Pty Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          was placed in the bronze medal position for the second year in a
                                                                         After leaving St Bernard’s Former College Captain Matthew
                                                                                                                                                   James Henderson ‘91 and Jill welcomed their second child, Zane         row. Making this achievement even more prestigious was the fact
                                 After some years on the farm &          Nakonesy (’95) studied Speech Pathology at Latrobe University
                                                                                                                                                   Maximilian, on February 24                                             conditions were difficult and highly dangerous due to cyclones off
                                 a couple of caravan trips around        before travelling to Europe and the UK in 2001. Subesquently
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          the coast that cost the life of one of the competitors.
Australia, John ’62 and Mary Brasher have moved 10 minutes away          Matthew remained in the north of England, working as a Speech
                                                                                                                                                   Tony Logiudice ‘91 and Carol welcomed their third child, Anthony
from the property into the lovely township of Willow Grove. From         Therapist in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Gateshead. He married
                                                                                                                                                   Sebastion, on March 13                                                                          On Sunday May 2 a St Bernard’s team
there they can still do some work with the 350 dairy cows, but now       Rachel Mary Lourie in Washington, Tyne and Wear, in 2008 and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   consisting of Mitchel Brown ’06 (right),
have room for family and friends to visit from Melbourne.                they now reside in Gateshead along with their son Jacob Finlay who
                                                                                                                                                   Anthony ’95, Karen and Tyler Fitzpatrick finally welcome a girl into                            current students Lachlan Rayner (Yr 12) and
                                                                         was born in May 2009. Matthew continues to work as a Speech
                                                                                                                                                   the Fitzpatrick clan with the arrival of the beautiful Emmy Kate on                             Liam McIntyre (Yr 11) as well as current staff
Paul Keogh ‘86 is based in Hong Kong with his wife Charmaine             Therapist in a rehabilitation hospital, where he is also coordinator of
                                                                                                                                                   April 12.                                                                                       member Michael McIntyre competed in the
and three children. Paul is the Managing Director of Deutsche            the various allied health services of Speech Therapy, Occupational
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   29th Annual Great Train Race against the
Bank’s real estate funds management business for Asia Pacific. After     Therapy and Physiotherapy.
                                                                                                                                                   Past teachers Brothers John O’Halloran, Peter Cole (60 years),                                  iconic Puffing Billy. Mitchel won the event
graduating from SBC Paul became a Licensed Real Estate Valuer in
                                                                                                                                                   and Les Hetherton (50 years) celebrated their Jubilees recently at                              in a time of 43:39 (8:10 ahead of the train)
Melbourne before spending 5 years in Sydney as a Fund Manager
                                                                                                                                                   a wonderful Eucharist service at St Carthages in Parkville. This was                            and was also part of a victorious Bernard’s
and 4 years in Seoul, South Korea as the President of Deutsche Bank
                                                                                                                                                   followed by a delightful luncheon at the Treacy Centre nearby.                                  outfit that finished with a combined total of
Property Advisors. Paul is the uncle of Jacob and Edyn Sibbald (Year
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   189:05 (average time: 47:26) to take out the
8) and the nephew of the late Dick Wittman ‘45 and Bill Keogh ‘62.
                                                                                                                                                   Australian defender Patrick Kisnorbo ‘98 helped silence three                                   team event.
                                                                                                                                                   of Europe’s best strikers in Leeds’ stunning FA Cup upset over
Brs Tom Kearney and Michael Godfrey are working in the
                                                                                                                                                   Manchester United. He threw himself into everything leaving the        Johnny Rayner ‘08 was selected in the Australian Men’s 4x400m
International Spirituality centre in Lusaka. Tom is Director of
                                                                                                                                                   field bandaged, bleeding from the head, as Leeds produced one          relay team for the IAAF World Junior Athletics Championships
Novices whilst Michael is on the Province Renewal Team
                                                                                                                                                   of the biggest recent Cup upsets by knocking out 11-time winners       to be held in Moncton, Canada this July. As a precursor to the
                                                                                                                                                   United 1-0 in their third-round clash at Old Trafford. Kisnorbo                            games he will also be involved in a warm up
Peter Faulkner cfc ‘68 left SBC for stints in Geraldton, Kalgoorlie,
                                                                                                                                                   was outstanding as he kept United stars Wayne Rooney, Dimitar                              meet in Vancouver against Canadian and New
Aquinas, Fremantle as Principal for 6 years, then after 8 years as
                                                                                                                                                   Berbatov and Michael Owen quiet, despite his side now playing in                           Zealand athletes in the 400m event.
CBC Adelaide Deputy, was asked to go to the exciting Pilbara
                                                                                                                                                   the third-tier of English football.
(Karratha) and Kimberley (Broome). He was also involved in sports
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Accompanying the Socceroos on to the
coaching and Cadets with his main teaching being in the areas of
                                                                                                                                                   The first round of DAV debating was a successful one for the College                         Royal Bafokeng Stadium pitch in Rustenburg
Religion, Chemistry and Geology. After 42 years of teaching Peter
                                                                                                                                                   with 7 of the 10 SBC teams contesting winning their debates. Jack                            against Ghana were 11 Australian children
moved to the position of Executive Officer of the Catholic Earthcare
                                                                                                                                                   Trainor (B Grade) and Deon Tsakis (C Grade) were awarded Best                                rewarded for being good sports. As part of
Commission - the environmental arm of the Adelaide Archdiocese,
                                                                                                                                                   Speaker in their debates.                                                                    the McDonald’s Player Escort competition
and then in 2003 was asked by the United Nations (Australia) to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                children aged from six to ten were required
take over their Environment and Sustainability role and edit their
                                                                                                                                                                                 Despite appearing as Carlo Basilone,                           to submit a comic story about the “Spirit of
Newsletter/Magazine. A role he still fulfils. In his spare time Peter
                                                                                                                                                                                 the brother of the main character                              Sportmanship”. One of these winners was
also runs ‘Creation’ Retreats to the unique Flinders Ranges.
                                                                                                                                                                                 John in the high budget Hollywood                              Gabriel Loukomitis (left), son of our own Year
                                                                         Andrew Hakim ‘97 (above) is the proud owner of the very successful
                                                                                                                                                                                 mini-series The Pacific, Luigi Lucente                         8 Coordinator Siobhan Loukomitis, pictured
Anthony Laughton ’09, college captain is a journalist at Nova100/        Rubicon Restaurant in North Melbourne. Here he is pictured with
                                                                                                                                                                                 ‘05 didn’t have time to watch it when                          here with impressive Australian defender
Classic Rock 91.5                                                        former College Principal Frank FitzGerald.
                                                                                                                                                                                 it screened in April. This was due                             Carl Valeri.
                                                                                                                                                                                 to the fact he was understudy to six
St. Bernard’s College has once again stamped its authority on the          Year 10 student Joshua Keighery will be completing his year 10
ACC sporting competition, taking out the Division 1 Athletics title in     studies in Japan.                                                           ST. BERNARD’S OLD COLLEGIANS CRICKET CLUB
convincing fashion. They finished on 365 points ahead of Mazenod,
on 294 points with St Bede’s some 12 points further back on 282                                                     The College continued
points.                                                                                                             its wonderful tradition of       St. Bernards Old Collegians’ Cricket Club has just completed               junior managers and their teams for their efforts and the spirit with
                                                                                                                    standing in solidarity with      its 42nd season and achieved success in both senior and junior             which they played their cricket.
Year 12’s Todd Sinnott, Scott Sinnott and Joel Ward were triumphant                                                 the indigenous of our land       sections of the Club.
in winning the state school final at Metropolitan Golf Course. The                                                  through their participation                                                                                 On the social side, the fourth annual ‘20/20’ Challenge Cup Match
boys will play in the national final in Sydney late November.                                                       in the ‘Walk to the G’           In its first season in the top division of the VTCA since the early 90s,   between the Old Collegians’ Cricket and Football Clubs took place
                                                                                                                    before the Richmond v.           the First Eleven under the captaincy of Craig Osborne ‘97 were very        at the College on the eve of the Australia Day Holiday. The Cricket
In the ACC Open Golf Championship the boys finished in second                                                       Essendon game on May             competitive for most of the season, being in the top four & finals         Club triumphed again giving it a 3-1 record in these matches but
place,10 points behind winners De La Selle though the big news of                                                   22. It was a very proud          contention up until the last game. A loss in this game resulted in the     perhaps, more importantly, bragging rights for another year. Again
the day may have been the demise of St Bede’s who had won the title                                                 moment for all members           team dropping to 7th position. Duncan Snell, our overseas player,          it was a great social occasion for all St. Bernard’s people and the
since it’s inception in 1988. St Bernard’s Scores as follows:                                                       of the EREA family to see        returned to the Club after 4 seasons and performed extremely well          sponsors who attended match.
T. Sinnot 71, J. Ward 74, S. Sinnot 81, B. Nathan 84, S. Schepis 85,       the St Bernard’s banner feature as Essendon great, Michael Long was       winning the batting average and the Beau Redmond Club Champion
M. Delguidice 89, E. Donoghue 89, W. Ryan 90                               interviewed for television.                                               Medal. Craig Osborne once again won the bowling award and was              There have been expressions of interest in commencing the Milo
                                                                                                                                                     a high finisher in the Competition MVP.                                    ‘In2 Cricket’ Program at St. Bernards for season 2010-2011. This
The ACC released the Senior Team of the Year for Term 1 Sports with        Founder’s Day at the College saw another marvellous tradition with                                                                                   cricket development program is supported by Cricket Australia
six St Bernard’s students making the cut. Cricket: Tim Mc Sweeney          the Foundation Day walk-a-thon taking place. Over $30,000 was             The Second Eleven under the captaincy of Michael Thom reached              and is targeted towards children in the age group of 5-8 years old.
– (197 runs @ 32.83 / 8 wickets @ 15.00) Tennis: Domenic Fedele –          raised which also included all proceeds taken on the day as well as       the semi-finals however, due to the wash out and a lower position on       Anyone interested in becoming a co-ordinator is asked to contact
Rank 1, Thomas Chrystie - Rank 5 Volleyball: Tom Swallow, Patrick          the sale of St Bernard’s cook books.                                      the ladder, it did not progress to the Grand Final. A similar fate was     Anthony Jordan on the number below.
Vo – starting lineup; Dillon Cassano - interchange                                                                                                   experienced by The Third Eleven, under the captaincy of Rex Bennett
                                                                                                            Congratulations to John Soler            and the Fourth Eleven, under John Jordan, with both their semi-final       With a new season commencing in October 2010, if you are
Year 11 and Student Council member Anthony Gagliano has been                                                ‘85 on the safe arrival of his son,      matches being washed out by the storm.                                     interested in playing for the club, at either Junior and /or Senior level,
selected to attend the Canonisation of Mary McKillop in Rome in                                             Xavi Jonmark (6lb 13) on 29 May.                                                                                    or obtaining information about the St. Bernard’s Old Collegians’
October.                                                                                                                                             The Junior section of the Club, with a record 9 teams entered in the       Cricket Club please contact Club President Anthony Jordan ‘90
                                                                                                            Matthew Conroy ‘92 and his wife          N.W.C.A., performed very well at all levels with 5 teams reaching          on or 0438 022 210 or visit the website
In the recent Queen’s Birthday Honours List OAM’s were awarded                                              Amanda celebrated the birth of           the semi-finals and the Under 12A, Under 12C and Under 14A       
to Professor Joseph Camilleri ’62, international relations, Margaret                                        Samuel Martin on 20 July.                team losing their respective Grand Finals. Congratulations to all
Catterall, mother of Martin ’81, Tim ’84, Greg ’86, Francis ’89 and                                                                                                                                                             Terry Davis
Andrew ’91 and grandmother of Year 7’s Liam Grogan and Matthew                                              Andrew Bellino ’94 married Therese
Catterall for sevices to education and Paolo Mirabella father of                                            Tempini in March at St Therese’s
Joseph ’80, George ’82, Vincent ’87 and grandfather of Paul ’07, for                                        Church in Essendon (left)
business and Italian community.
                                                                                                                                                       KEILOR ST BERNARD’S ATHLETICS CLUB

  ST BERNARD’S OLD COLLEGIANS FOOTBALL CLUB INC.                                                                                                     The track season finished on a high note with the Under 20 men
                                                                                                                                                     led by David Ireland ‘08 taking out the premiership at North West
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                The cross-country season is well under way with our Division one
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                team suffering from the loss of Sean Stevens who received a posting
                                                                                                                                                     Region and then going on to win the State Shield Premiership.              to Alice Springs for 3 months. The team is currently in 9th place and
                                                                                                                                                     Not to be outdone the Under 14 girls also won the North Western            hopes to hold this position over the longer races. Men’s 50 Plus are
2010 has seen St Bernards OCFC continue to enjoy record growth             Our Under 19 side are in third spot and are expected to play finals       Premiership and The State Shield Premiership whilst the Under 14           on top of the Ladder with Michael McIntyre in second place in 50
in player numbers at all levels. Auskick numbers have again risen          while the Under 18s have been competitive and with mid season             boys won the North Western Premiership and finished 3rd in the             Plus competition and Peter Gaffney ‘71 1st place in 55 Plus. The
and Junior registrations lifted with an impressive 81 new players          regrading are also a chance to make the finals.                           State Shield final.                                                        women’s Division 1 team is doing quite well sitting in 7th place on
to the club. This season also saw the introduction of an additional                                                                                                                                                             the ladder. Women Division 4 are on top of the ladder as are the
senior side into the inaugural VAFA Thirds competition.                    At Junior level, seven of our eleven sides are in the top tier with our                                                                              Under 18 boys are also on top of with Zaron Smith in third place in
                                                                                                                                                     Forty Plus men and the Under 16 women finished as runners up in
                                                                           under 13s and both under 12 sides leading the table.                                                                                                 the individual rankings. Under 16 boys have struck stiff opposition
                                                                                                                                                     the North Western Competition and finished 6th and 4th respectively
This completes the football clubs aim in recent years of providing                                                                                                                                                              and are currently in 4th position in an extremely competitive 14
                                                                                                                                                     in the State Shield final.
opportunities for boys and young men to participate at their level         The growth in player numbers means we are looking for additional                                                                                     team competition.
from Primary school age through to Senior football.                        support and match day helpers particularly at open age level. The         The senior women did very well during the season but injury to
                                                                           club encourages all former players and students to become involved        our best athlete and two others taking up university places overseas
While participation is a key aim the club recognises it’s responsibility   and to visit our website to catch up on all the latest news and events    before the finals saw Division 1 and, as a direct result of this,          The Clubs Annual King of the Mountain was held last week with
to provide a first class football environment that allows players to       at                                                Division 2 depleted resulting in the girls losing by a mere 2 points.      David Ireland taking out the Crown for the men with Carolyn Tonelli
maximise their potential and it is pleasing to report that this year a                                                                                                                                                          saluting in the women’s. While Eamon Dimasi deposed Michael by
record number of eight boys from our Junior program made the elite         Many thanks to our major sponsors North Suburban Sports Club                                                                                         a few hundredths of a second and Laura continued her 3 year reign,
                                                                                                                                                     Monique Cilione won the State Under 17 and Under 20 Javelin
level Cader Cannons TAC list.                                              and Bendigo Community Bank - Strathmore Branch for their terrific                                                                                    to top off a great day the Butlers held a barbeque at their place for
                                                                                                                                                     Title and went on to avenge her defeat in the National All Schools
                                                                           ongoing support.                                                                                                                                     all involved which was very much appreciated and enjoyed by all.
                                                                                                                                                     Championships by again winning the National Under 20 Javelin
The club also had four players selected in 2010 VAFA State                                                                                           Title. Stephanie Kondogonis won a silver medal in the National
representative sides Tom Overman, Tom Caven and Alex Singleton             Paul Garth                                                                Youth Championships in Sydney. Jasmine McLeod missed the final             Ron Stobaus
(State U/21 side) and Nic Cooke (State U/19 side)                          Director Football
                                                                                                                                                     of the Under 20 800 metres finishing 9th overall whilst Lisa Stanton
                                                                                                                                                     Smith journeyed to Perth for the Commonwealth Games Trials where
At Junior level a number of our boys have won representative honours                                                                                 she found the going extremely tough and did not make the final of
in the WRFL (U/16) Adam Bevanda, James Riley & Jack Holland                                                                                          the 800 metres. This was certainly nothing to be ashamed of given
(U/15) Connor Utri , Sam Woods Tom Madden (U/14) Marcus                                                                                              the Standard of the competition in the 800 was the highest that it
DeLeur, Zac O’Halloran, Will Paznyk, Brandon Davies Will Isaacs                                                                                      has been for some years.
(U/13) Ben Ronke, Will Baird & Lachlie Perryman (U/12) Luke Beddoe

At the half way mark of the season our on field results are generally

The young senior side remain in the finals hunt in a very even
competition, our Reserves and Thirds are both top two, however,
the Club 18 side has only registered two wins in the strong Div (1)        Senior Captain Danny Byrne receives the 2010 Anzac Challenge Trophy
competition.                                                               from old boy Paul Nathan ‘85 after defeating Oakleigh in round 3
 ACC RESULTS 2009                                                                                                                                              VALE
St. Bernard’s College - ACC Coaches / Captains / Results
                           CAPTAIN                             COACH                    BEST & FAIREST AWARD           COACHES AWARD           ACC PLACING    We were recently informed of the death of past student Griff Hassell                                            medicine. He leaves a wife
ATHLETICS       Luke Madden, Adam Salanowski                 Gerard Brown                    Adam Salanowski                   N/A              Champions
                                                                                                                                                              ’47 on 28 April 2006                                                                                            Sue and children Elizabeth,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Stephen and Louise
BASKETBALL                                                                                                                                                    Jack Trask ’41 passed away on February 3 2009 at the age of 85
SENIOR A              William Somerton            Marilyn Gilligan & Andrew Somerton         Claudio Camplas                Leigh Dean              6th
SENIOR B              Michael Thompson            Marilyn Gilligan & Andrew Somerton        Michael Thompson                James Davis            3rd                                                                                                                        Lorraine Hyslop, mother of
YEAR 10A               Peter Le Noury             Marilyn Gilligan & Andrew Somerton         Thomas Stefaniw              Peter Le Noury            6th       Vincent Egan passed away suddenly on September 18 2009 at the                                                   John ‘79, Simon 83 and
YEAR 10B                Adam Nicoll               Marilyn Gilligan & Andrew Somerton           Adam Nicoll               Andrew Zammit             3rd
YEAR 9A                   Pat Phelan                          John McCann                       Deon Tsakis               Liam McBean               4th       age of 81. Many past students will remember Vin as Br “Cirrus”                                                  Andrew ’93, passed away
YEAR 9B                      N/A                              John McCann                      James Barnes                Jack Holland            3rd        Egan who taught at SBC from 1947 until 1956. He leaves behind                                                   on April 26
YEAR 8A D1              Matthew Yuga                            Jeff Mifsud                    Matthey Yuga              Hugh Schiavello            4th
YEAR 8B D1            Alexander D’Asta                          Jeff Mifsud                  Raymond Semaan             Alexander D’Asta         Premiers     his wife Pat.
YEAR 8A D2              Daniel Burke                         Helen Roberts                     Jarryd Barrett               Liam Brown              9th
YEAR 8B D2             Hayden Farrell                        Helen Roberts                    Hayden Farrell             Mark Sampson               9th                                                                                                                       Florence Mary (Feain)
YEAR 7A D1            Jordan Fernandes                     Katherine Barresi                  Joshua Cauchi             Jordan Fernandes           2nd        Frank “Silver” Widdicombe, father of Stephen ‘70 died in November                                               Cronin, loved mother of
YEAR 7B D1             Anthony Dillon                      Katherine Barresi                  Anthony Dillon            Jackson Seymour            2nd
YEAR 7A D2              Harry Doran                           Tony Hudson                      Harry Doran             Christopher Tormey           4th       2009 on the Gold Coast. Frank umpired numerous junior football                                                  Br Patrick cfc ’59, Martin
YEAR 7B D2              Ryhen Woods                           Tony Hudson                   Anndrija Roksandic            Ryhen Woods               4th       matches for St Bernard’s in the sixties and thoroughly enjoyed                                                  ’65, Denis ’68, died on
CHESS                                                                                                                                                         doing it. Frank was also the father in law of Adrian Byrne ’64 and                                              May 6. She was also the
SENIOR                    Adam Glen                         John Samanna                            N/A                     Adam Glen               5th
JUNIOR                 Vincent Bonasera                     John Samanna                            N/A                                          Premiers     grandfather of Christopher Byrne ‘90                                                                            grandmother of Damian
CRICKET                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ’98, David ’07 and Timothy
SENIOR 1st’s            Adam Hunichen                          Tim Grant                      Nicholas Linton           Matthew Borzillo            3rd       Andrew Gasparis who was the father of Mark ’86 passed away on 22                                                ‘08
SENIOR 2nd’s            Joseph Van Loon                     Craig Osborne                       Leigh Peters             Jacob DeNiese           Premiers
YEAR 10                   Bernard Kelly                     Craig Osborne                    Tobias Hickmott              Bernard Kelly             5th       January at the age of 89.
YEAR 9                Mathew Montesano                      David Waters                 James Riley & Peter Chiera    Matthew Montesano            3rd                                                                                                                   Mrs Patricia Raffle, the
YEAR 8A                 Thomas Madden                       Craig Osborne                    Thomas Madden                Luke Marinelli        Eq Premiers
YEAR 8B                    Jack Martin                        Jacq Wade                         Luke Rocca                  Jack Martin             5th       John O’Keefe father of Scott ‘92 passed away on January 27                                                  mother of Old Collegians
YEAR 7A                        N/A                          Daniel Salmon                  Christopher Gavaghan              Klaus Lind             3rd                                                                                                                   Football Club stalwart and
YEAR 7B           Jack Stephens & Tim Roberts                Jordan Cahir                      Jack Stephens           Christopher Williams         5th
                                                                                                                                                              Reginald Sampson ’47 passed away on February 15, aged 78                                                    life member John Raffle
COUNTRY                  James Davey                      Michael McIntyre                    Lachlan Rayner                   N/A              Champions                                                                                                                 and grandmother of past
                                                                                                                                                                                                  After a long illness Gerard         students Damien, College Captain 1991 and Tim and Will 2006
SENIOR                    Jack Trainor                       Kevin Nunan                            N/A                        N/A               Premiers                                         McLennan ’64 (left) passed          passed away on 15 May
JUNIOR                 Vincent Bonasera                      Kevin Nunan                            N/A                        N/A                 2nd
                                                                                                                                                                                                  away on March 7. You may
FOOTBALL                                                                                                                                                                                          remember Gerard was featured        Giuseppe Basile, father of Angelo ’69 passed away May 15, aged
1st XV111                Alistair Kefford                 Hayden Kennedy                        Jake Linarden                  N/A                 5th
2nd XV111                  Jack Gay                        Anthony Alessio                         Jack Gay              Thomas Chrystie           6th                                            in our last edition when he         100 years
YEAR 10                  Jordan Iudica                       Mark Rayson                        Jordan Iudica             Mark Rossitto            2nd                                            released his book “Life in Blue
YEAR 9                   Nick Madden                        David Waters               Frank Fazzolari & Nick Madden    Daniel Thompson            4th
Year 8D1                      N/A                          Nicholas Smith                        Sam Woods                Tom Saundry              6th                                            Suit”. His brother John ’60 was     Mary Couacaud (Temby), loving mother to Peter ‘91, Paul ’93 and
Year 8D2               Cameron Barrasso               Daniel Salmon / Jeff Mifsud             Nicholas Semini           Cameron Barrasso           4th                                            also a past student.                Marc ’97, passed away peacefully at home on May 17
Year 7D1                 Edyn Sibbald                         Peter Kelly                      Brendan Butler              Harry Doran             2nd
Year 7D2                   Dylan Bye                        Craig Osborne                   Christopher Williams            Dylan Bye              5th
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Bill Farrelly passed away on        Josephine Scerri, mother of Charles ‘67, and Joe ’71 passed away on
OPEN                     Todd Sinnott                       Russel Wright                      Todd Sinnott                    N/A                 3rd                                            March 20 - father of the late       May 17. She was also the grandmother of Paul ’92, David ’03, John
JUNIOR                   Ben Nathan                         Russel Wright                      Ben Nathan                      N/A                 3rd                                            Peter ‘73                           ’05, Adrian ’07 and Year12’s Luke.
SENIOR                 Adam Salanowski                      Mathew Hurley                     Matthew White             Matthew McCann           Premiers                                         Lily (Monica) Hillebrand passed     It is with great sadness we report
YEAR 10                 Lachlan Doran                         Jordan Cahir                    Liam Sweeney               Lachlan Doran              5th
YEAR 9                   Lachlan Wade                          Jacq Wade                       Lachlan Wade              Michael Farrant           3rd                                            away peacefully on March 18         of the death of past student Peter
Year 8D1               Giacomo Zoccali                         Jacq Wade                        Jacob Moors             Giacomo Zoccali          Premiers
Year 8D2                Eddwintton Lao                Lee Morton, Bruce Wallace,              Eddwintton Lao             Ryan Eldridge           Premiers                                         at the wonderful age of 103.        McMahon ‘57 (right) at the age
                                                        Jacq Wade, Jordan Cahir                                                                                                                   Her husband Albert (John) also      of 71. Peter was a very proud
Year 7D1                 James Portelli                       Jordan Cahir                     James Portelli            Maxim Jaggard         EQ Premiers
Year 7D2                  Jack Avolino                       Bruce Wallace                      Jack Avolino           Dominic McCarthy           EQ 3        passed away peacefully on 26 June at the age of 99. They were           and devoted old boy and did an
                                                                                                                                                              known by generations of children for their tennis centre in Park        enormous amount of work for
SENIOR 1st’s    Anthony Strano / Andrew Pichner              Tarik Kendjer                   Anthony Strano                     N/A                 5th       Street Moonee Ponds. They were the parents of John ’57, who was a       the College as Chairman of the
SENIOR 2nd’s
                        Christian Riotto
                        Dean Campelj
                                                              Lee Morton
                                                             Tarik Kendjer
                                                                                             Christian Riotto
                                                                                                Sam Moon
                                                                                                                            Alan Patjak
                                                                                                                                                              champion tennis player in his youth, being the open tennis champion     College Board from 1998 - 2008.
YEAR 9                   John Musico                        Garth Cupido                     Brandon Cutajar              Aaron Sweeney          Premiers     at SBC in 1956 & 1957 and later competing at international events       During that time he oversaw
YEAR 8D1               Michael Katiforis                     Tony Hudson                     Michael Katiforis             Dion Tsonidis            5th
YEAR 8D2               Anthony Crocitti                       John Nocci                      Kevin Palacios            Robert Komljenovic         2nd        and becoming a professional tennis coach in USA.                        the great growth of the College
YEAR 7D1                   Ivan Grgic                          Brian Hall                       Ivan Grgic                 Ari Battistella         3rd                                                                                facilities with the building of the
YEAR 7D2               Giuliano Senese                     Patrick Fitzgerald                Giuliano Senese               James Portelli          2nd
                                                                                                                                                              Mary Cass passed away peacefully on 31 March. She was the               Auditorium, the Hockey / Tennis
SWIMMING                Jake Hamilton                       Carol Iannazzo                    Nick McArthur                                     Runner-Up     mother of the late Jim ‘50, mother of Barbara and mother-in-law         complex, the Year 12 and Year 7
TABLE TENNIS                                                                                                                                                  of Rex Doran ’52 and grandmother of Mark (Phantom), Greg ‘76,           complexes and the indoor Pool
SENIOR                   David Lynch                           Paul Rice                        David Lynch                    N/A                 3rd        Tim ‘78, Paul ‘80, Luke ‘83, and Sam ‘89 and great grandmother of       and Gym facility. In addition the
YEAR 10                Brandon Thomas                          Paul Rice                     Brandon Thomas               James Prevost            4th
YEAR 9                 Brentten Larsen                       Tony Waters                        Ben Meredith             Brentten Larsen           6th        Nicholas Doran ‘04. Barbara was a wonderful secretary of the Old        College purchased the campus
YEAR 8A                      N/A                             David Selva                      Jonathan Pham              Edward Dugdale            2nd        Collegians Football Club for many years and is a life member, as is     at Santa Monica, Lorne for the
YEAR 8B                 Lorenzo Alizzi                       John Villella                     LorenzoAlizzi             Jake Leombruni            6th
YEAR 7A                   Ivan Grgic                           Brian Hall                    Alexander Pupillo              Ivan Grgic             2nd        her husband Rex.                                                        Year 9 program. Peter fought a
YEAR 7B                Timothy Roberts                     Patrick Fitzgerald                  James Schmidt             Timothy Roberts           5th                                                                                courageous battle against cancer
TENNIS                                                                                                                                                        Ursula Carland, mother of Gerald ’70, Shane ’71 and Daniel ’72 and      for a number of years and leaves behind his wife Maria and children
SENIOR                   Tom Cattapan                       Nicholas Scully                  Domenic Fedele                      N/A            Premiers      grandmother of Thomas ’08 and Haydn ’10 whose father Kevin did          Sarah, Kate, Emily, Rebecca and Patrick, a past student from the
YEAR 10                  David Drentin                         John Soler                     David Drentin                Elliot Dawson           6th
YEAR 9                        N/A                             Di Swingler                     Xavier Allison              Daniel Mostovac          6th        not attend SBC died peacefully.                                         class of 2001.
YEAR 8A                 Keenan Gatens                    Catherine O’Halloran                   Tan Pham                    Daniel Cuda        EQ Premiers
YEAR 8B                 Jake Braybrook                Mike Kellerman/John Villella          Robert Komljenovic           Jeremy Deutscher      EQ Premiers
YEAR 7A                  Jack Gilmore                      Patrick Fitzgerald                Nicholas Busuttil              Jack Gilmore       EQ Premiers    Violet (Veronica) Favaloro (nee OMeagher), mother of Peter ‘65          John (Jack) Brogan passed away peacefully on June 1, in his 90th
YEAR 7B                       N/A                            David Selva                      Cullum Coghill                  James Tait          EQ 3        passed away peacefully at St John of God Hospital, Geelong recently.    year. He was the much loved father of Greg ’61 (dec.), John ‘64
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      (dec.), Adrian ‘66, Gavan ‘68, Michael ‘81 and Gerard ’83 as well
SENIOR A                   Sean Dolan                        Mark Rayson                      Michael Cirillo              Thomas Lynch         Runner-Up     Dr. Michael Turner (left), College Captain in 1959, sadly passed away   as the grandfather of Brendan ’92. He umpired cricket at the college
SENIOR B                    Patrick Vo                       Mark Rayson                         Patrick Vo                 Nick Carroll        Runner-Up     on April 2 after battling cancer for some time. Mick was a long time    for many years.
YEAR 10A                Francesco Spanti                     Mark Rayson                     Francesco Spanti             Matthew Corso            2nd
YEAR 10B                        N/A                          Mark Rayson                     Matthew Gurrisi                Pat Mawson              4th       doctor in Werribee and served on the committee of both Werribee
YEAR 9A              Joe Yigit and Pat Kirley              Katherine Barresi                 Nicholas Burgin                Patrick Kirley         2nd
YEAR 9B                    Aaron Pinto                     Katherine Barresi                    Aaron Pinto                Killian Cashin        Premiers     Racing Club and Football Club, where he was president for a time.       Elizabeth (Betty) Hassett, mother of Peter ’62, Damian ’64, and
YEAR 8A D1     Anthony Williams & Mark Sampson              Helen Roberts                      Thomas Pham              Anthony Williams       EQ Premiers
YEAR 8B D1                Daniel Parkes                     Helen Roberts                       Sam Woods                 Adam De Bono             EQ 3       He later was doctor for the Old Collegians Football Club, where he      Brendan ‘67 passed away on June 11 at the age of 92.
YEAR 8A D2                      N/A                          Anna Russell                     Zac O’Halloran                 Claude Issa       EQ Premiers    also served on the committee and was also a long time supporter
YEAR 8B D2                      N/A                          Anna Russell                     Michael Grosso           Nathan Konstantinidis       EQ 3
                         Jameson Trainor
                         Lachlan Sullivan
                                                            Garth Cupido
                                                            Garth Cupido
                                                                                               Luke Fletcher
                                                                                              Patrick Sawaya
                                                                                                                           Darcy Trainor
                                                                                                                          Lachlan Sullivan
                                                                                                                                                              of University Blacks, where he played football whilst studying
YEAR 7A D2              Jordan Fernandes                      Brian Hall                      James Hadchiti             Jordan Fernandes      EQ Premiers
YEAR 7B D2             Christopher Galle                      Brian Hall                      Matther Falvey            Christopher Galle      EQ Premiers

John (Jack) Limbach passed away peacefully on June 7 at John               Brother Maurice Esler died on 6 July at St. Catherine’s Aged Care
Fawkner Hospital aged 83. He was the much-loved father of John             Facility, aged 83 years, after having spent sixty-six years as a
’68 and grandfather to John ‘98                                            Christian Brother. He taught at St.Bernard’s from 1950 until 1954

Merici Webb, mother of David ‘64 and Peter ’66 and grandmother             Dorothy Hancock aged 74 passed away peacefully on 7 July 2010.
to Anthony ‘91, and Michael ‘94, passed away on June 13 at the             She had 14 grandchildren, including Jesse, Year 8, who is the son
age of 86                                                                  of Greg ‘81

On June 29 Mary Wragg mother of Brendan ‘73, Paul ‘74, Adrian              On July 10 Joan Malouf, mother of Michael ‘70, Paul ‘73,
‘75, David ’77, Vincent ‘79 and Michael passed away peacefully at          Anthony ‘76 and Gerard ‘79
the age of 88
                                                                           The father of Michael Marasco ’68, Ottavio, passed away peacefully
Gary Talbot ’61 passed away suddenly on 26 June. He was the                on 11 July
brother of Shane ’65 and uncle of Michael ‘90 and Dean ‘92
Barry Crisfield, who was a great supporter of the Old Collegians           Laurence Doyle passed away peacefully on 19 July at the age of 88.
football club in its early years, passed away on July 4 at the age of 63   He was the father of Anthony ‘75


                                      Ron Gauci ‘77, who was also          Past College captain Paul Quinn ’82 is currently Acting Principal at
                                      a past teacher/Co-ordinator          the International School of Choueifat – Manama, which is a member
                                      of the College was recently          of the SABIS Schools Network.
                                      appointed as the new CEO of
                                      ‘Melbourne Storm’. He is also                                       Mark O’Brien, who was captain of
                                      the Uncle of current student                                        the College in ’77 was certainly in
                                      Matthew Winbanks 9G. Ron                                            the news when he nearly drowned
                                      also coached junior football at                                     trying to save his hat in Port Phillip
                                      the Old Collegians. (left)                                          Bay. He had jumped from his kayak
                                                                                                          to retrieve his hat which a change
                                      Peter O’Connor ’64 has                                              of wind had ripped from his hat.
                                      launched his company Sukin                                          A weather change prevented him
                                      Organics Pty Ltd, who are one                                       returning to his kayak and it was only
                                      of Australia’s fastest growing                                      after floating on his back for some
                                      natural skincare ranges, into                                       time that he regained the energy
                                      the competitive UK and Ireland                                      to swim to his kayak. He wrote the
market. Its firsat foray was at the Natural & organic Products Europe                                     article as a warning “Don’t do what
Show in London in April.                                                                                  I did. You can get another hat. The
                                                                                                          same can’t be said for a life.”
Tatts Group head of mergers and acquisitions Francis Catterall ’89
was the chief adviser when they paid the NSW government $850               Past Principal of the College Br Michael Godfrey 1980-1984 is seen
million for an exclusive 40-year licence to conduct lotteries in NSW       here celebrating his 70th birthday on 9 March at Keating House
                                                                           (Lusaka) Africa.
Essendon MP Judy Maddigan, wife of past student Bill Maddigan
’57, has formally announced her intention to retire from Parliament.
Judy was elected in 1996 and has been re-elected in 1999, 2002
and 2006. Upper house MP and Planning Minister Justin Madden
‘78 has won Labor Party pre selection for the seat.

Patrick Dowling ’64, who is secretary of Essendon Bowls Club, has
been in the news with their fight over tenancy at Windy Hill. The
bowls club has a 25 year lease at the site and does not want to leave
its Essendon base after 125 years.

James Wall ‘04, Adam Bentick ‘03 and Adam Iacobucci ’03 were
all selected to represent Victoria in the state games against WAFL.
Ashley Arrowsmith ’07 made the squad but unfortunately was not
selected on game day.

Scott McGregor ’98, former host of Foxtel’s motoring show Blood,
Sweat and Gears, is adding acting to his repertoire with a guest
appearance in Neighbours.

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