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ACC Swimming Carnival

It was an historic occasion on Friday 24 February, with St Joseph’s competing in their first major ACC Swimming Carnival at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre. Preparations for the Carnival began in Term 4 last year, with weekly before school training. The Year 7 students joined the training squad at the beginning of Term

March 3rd, 2017|

VIC Baseball Team Selections

Congratulations to David Hurley (10 O’Sullivan), Riley Light (8 O’Mara), Conor Myles (9 Chambers) and Richard Kiel (11 Edwards) (pictured above from left to right) for their recent selections into the Victorian State Baseball Teams. Riley and Conor have been selected into the U16 Team, while David and Richard the U18 Team. All four

November 22nd, 2016|

Swim Training at St Josephs

Term 4 has seen the commencement of swim training, available to all students, in our newest sporting facility at the College. The training sessions take place each Thursday morning throughout this term from 7:00am - 8:00am followed by breakfast from 8:00am - 8:30am. The Operations Manager of the pool facility and coach of the school

October 24th, 2016|

Champions Cup State Basketball Championships

In recent weeks, our Junior, Intermediate and Senior Basketball Teams have competed in the Champions Cup, Victoria’s Elite Secondary Schools State Basketball Tournament. Following strong performances that included Silver Medals for our Junior and Intermediate teams in the lead-up competition, the Victorian College Championships, all three St Josephs teams entered the invitational tournament with

October 24th, 2016|

EISM Winter Season Premierships

It has been another successful season of Sport for our Senior, Year 9 and Year 7 sporting teams competing in the EISM Winter Competition. Our Senior Teams competed in four of the six available Grand Finals. Congratulations to the Badminton, Table Tennis A and Table Tennis B teams, who all claimed Premierships following undefeated seasons.

October 6th, 2016|

State Silver Basketball Medals at the Victorian College Championships

Congratulations to our Junior and Intermediate Basketball Teams which both recently finished runner up in the Victorian College State Basketball Championships. The Junior Team progressed through to the Grand Final undefeated which included impressive victories against basketball academy schools Rowville in the group stage and Berwick in the semi-final. This set up a Grand

August 12th, 2016|

College Ski Trip

From Thursday 4 August to Friday 6 August, 46 students and six staff members ventured up to Falls Creek to enjoy two days of snow sports. We arrived late Thursday night at the Bright Chalet after our bus was delayed and kitted ourselves up with snowboards and skis. After a hearty meal at the

August 12th, 2016|

Congratulations Mitch

Congratulations to Year 9 student, Mitch Mellis, who, as a member of the U16 Victoria Metro State Basketball Team, won the Gold Medal last week in the Australian Junior Championships. It was an all Victorian Gold Medal game, with an undefeated Metro going in as favourite against Country. In a tight contest that saw several

July 13th, 2016|

Victorian College State Basketball Championships

Towards the end of Term 2, our Junior, Intermediate and Senior Basketball Teams competed in the Qualification Stage of the Victorian College State Basketball Championships. The Senior Team progressed through the group stage undefeated, to set up a Final game against rival, Rowville Secondary College. In a closely contested game that saw the lead change

July 13th, 2016|

EISM Year 8 Winter Season Report

In the final week of Term 2, our Year 8 teams competing in the EISM Winter Season completed their round-robin competition. With two St Joseph’s teams competing in each of the four sports available, there were more than 110 Year 8 boys proudly representing the College each Tuesday afternoon across the six week season. It

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Around the Bay in a Day

Around the Bay in a Day is the one day of the year where Melbourne unites to celebrate cycling. Now in its 24th year, Around the Bay has cemented its place in bike riding culture as Australia’s biggest one-day bike ride and will take place on Sunday 9 October. This year St Joseph’s College will

June 16th, 2016|

EISM Results

Senior Sport Results, Round 2, 18/5/16 Football St Joseph’s 78 defeated Mt Lilydale 50 Best Players: Jordin Leiu, Josh Rak Soccer St Joseph’s 6 defeated Billanook 1 Best Players: Finn Lennon, Marcus Watson Volleyball St Joseph’s 3 sets defeated Billanook 0 sets Best Player: Roy Kaaraiti, Daniel Clarke Badminton St Joseph’s 12 matches defeated Billanook

June 3rd, 2016|

Victorian School Teams Golf Championship

Congratulations to Lachlan Robinson (Year 8), Henry Bird (Year 9) and Broc Reynolds (Year 12), who claimed the B Division Title (combined team handicap of greater than 46) for St Josephs at the recent 2016 Victorian School Teams Golf Championship.  With teams from 35 schools converging on the Metropolitan Golf Club, it would prove to

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EISM Champions Athletics Carnival

On Monday 9 May, the EISM Champions Athletics Carnival took place at Lakeside Stadium in Albert Park. This twilight event allows the best-performed athletes across the three EISM divisions, an opportunity to compete in a highly competitive schools track and field meet. Having claimed the Division 1 Carnival earlier in the term, the squad of

May 19th, 2016|

EISM Summer Season Premierships

Towards the end of Term 1, a number of Senior, Year 9 and Year 8 EISM teams completed their first season’s of sport for 2016. Our Senior Teams enjoyed a successful season of Sport, with 5 of the seven teams competing in Grand Finals. Four of these teams went on to win Premierships. Congratulations to

May 5th, 2016|

Year 8 Football Exhibition

On Wednesday 20 April, our Year 8 Football Team competed in an exhibition match against an AFL Academy school from Western Australia. Emmanuel Catholic College conducts a weeklong Melbourne tour each year as part of its program, scheduling games against a number of quality school football teams. The event served as a timely practice match

May 5th, 2016|

Silver for our 3×3 Intermediate Basketball Team

In recent weeks, a select group from our Junior and Intermediate Basketball Teams competed in the 2016 Molten 3x3 State Basketball Challenge.  The 3x3 format is continually increasing in popularity worldwide, which was evident with more than 70 boys teams entered in to the competition across the two age groups. The Intermediate team displayed exceptional

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EISM Division 1 Athletics Premiers

St Joseph’s has retained the Division 1 Athletics Premiership Cup, with a stunning victory at the recent EISM Carnival on a warm and sunny April day at Lakeside Stadium in Albert Park. After a day of great competition, it was the impressive performance of our relay teams in the final events on the program, which

May 5th, 2016|

VIC Team Selection for Mitch

Congratulations to Year 9 student Mitch Mellis, who was recently named in the U16 Victoria Metro State Basketball Team.  The team is currently preparing to compete in the Australian Junior Championships to be held in Kilsyth in July. Mitch has been an outstanding performer for St Josephs, leading the Junior Team to a Silver Medal

May 5th, 2016|

National Bronze Medal for Daniel

Congratulations to Year 8 student, Daniel Smith, who recently achieved a Bronze Medal at the 2016 Karate Australian Open, competing in the 14/15 Individual Cadets (-70kg). Daniel has participated in Karate for many years and enjoys competing in a number of competitions through the year. Well done Daniel and good luck for your upcoming tournaments.

May 5th, 2016|

Year 7 Season 1 House Sport Competition

A terrific season of Year 7 House Sport concluded on the first day of Term 2, with finals played in each of the five sports. The 3-week round-robin stage leading up to the finals showcased a number of exciting and competitive games which saw each of the ladders change on a weekly basis. Along with

April 22nd, 2016|

Ferntree Gully Eagles Junior Football Club


March 17th, 2016|

EISM Division 1 Swimming Carnival

On Tuesday 1 March, the EISM Division 1 Swimming Carnival took place at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre (MSAC) in Albert Park. This evening event provided a great opportunity for our best-performed swimmers from our House Carnival to showcase their talents against the 10 most competitive EISM schools’ swim teams. Amongst the squad of

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EISM Results

Senior Sport Results, Round 4, 2/3/16 Basketball A St Joseph’s 77 defeated Tintern 24 Best Players: Joshua Hannon, Gus Milner Basketball B St Joseph’s 105 defeated Tintern 29 Best Players: Jordin Leiu, Nathan Bardsley   Tennis A St Joseph’s 4 sets defeated Tintern 0 sets Best Player: Mitch Van Dijk Tennis B St Joseph’s 4

March 16th, 2016|

House Athletics Carnival

There was very little time for Savio House to celebrate its Swimming Carnival triumph, with the House Athletics Carnival taking place only a week later on Tuesday 1 March. As the staff and students arrived and, with the grandstand filling quickly, the excitement and anticipation was building for what would be a great day of fun

March 16th, 2016|

Staff v Students Soccer Game

Our annual indoor soccer match between staff and students continued in great spirits on St Joseph’s Day. The highly anticipated clash filled the stadium to overflowing as the staff took out another victory (3-1). In true Salesian Spirit of pray, eat and play together, around 28 year 12 students and 17 staff members. The game

March 1st, 2016|

House Swimming Carnival

The Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre (MSAC) was again the setting for the 2016 House Swimming Carnival. This much anticipated event is always a highlight on the Term 1 calendar where the entire school community comes together to enjoy a day of fun and competition. The enthusiasm of the Year 7 students competing in their

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EISM Results

Year 9 Sport Results, Round 3, 18/2/16 Basketball A St Joseph’s 89 defeated Mt Lilydale 46 Best: Randy Saraw, Tom Holland Basketball B St Joseph’s 48 defeated Mt Lilydale 26 Best: Hayden Morris, Ed Warren Hockey St Joseph’s 6 defeated Mt Lilydale 0 Best: Alex Barnabas, Hayden Finlay Softball St Joseph’s 12 defeated Mt Lilydale

March 1st, 2016|

Australian Schools Basketball Championships 2015

Congratulations to our Junior and Intermediate Basketball Teams who, in December 2015, claimed National Silver and Bronze Medals respectively at the Australian Schools Basketball Championships. This weeklong tournament, which in 2015 was hosted by Basketball ACT, brings together many leading school basketball teams from around Australia, all competing for national glory. With 121 teams representing

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