The Strand News From ST. BERNARD’S COLLEGE 41 Rosehill Road, Essendon 3040 T. (03) 9289 1000 F. (03) 9337 1741 www.sbc.vic.edu.au VOL 17. NO. 2 – JULY 2010 ST. BERNARD’S COLLEGE VISION STATEMENT “Achieve Excellence By Learning and Doing” PRINCIPAL’S MESSAGE 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. IN PROFILE 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 email@example.com 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) SBOCA 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 www.sboca.org.au 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 - firstname.lastname@example.org 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 - email@example.com 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 - firstname.lastname@example.org 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 - email@example.com or Gerard Mahoney firstname.lastname@example.org 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 - email@example.com 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 Archivist 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 Perrett. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 www.stbernardsoccc.com 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 www.stbernardsfc.com.au 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 encouraging. 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 CROSS COUNTRY James Davey Michael McIntyre Lachlan Rayner N/A Champions and grandmother of past DEBATING 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 GOLF 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. HOCKEY 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 SOCCER 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 YEAR 10 Christian Riotto Dean Campelj Lee Morton Tarik Kendjer Christian Riotto Sam Moon N/A Alan Patjak Premiers Premiers 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 VOLLEYBALL (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 YEAR 7A D1 YEAR 7B D1 Jameson Trainor Lachlan Sullivan Garth Cupido Garth Cupido Luke Fletcher Patrick Sawaya Darcy Trainor Lachlan Sullivan 3rd 3rd 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 VALE 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 IN THE NEWS 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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