The ACC footy and soccer season is now 3 weeks gone, with ladders starting to take shape across the various grades. As always, a few surprise results have popped up, with St Bernard’s shaping up as the big improver at senior level. Keep a close eye on results over the coming weeks, as there are sure to be some close matches.
In what has been a tough week for all involved with Whitefriars College as they farewelled Patrick Cronin, a former student taken well before his time, there is some wonderful news coming through about the long awaited AFL debut of their highly regarded alumnus, Christian Petracca. After a major knee injury in his first year at Melbourne, Christian has worked incredibly hard over the past year or so and has been rewarded with his first game this coming weekend against St Kilda. During his time at Whitefriars, he was a wonderful example of committing fully to represent his school in a number of different sports. His dedication to school football in particular, is a shining example of the importance of balancing elite level sport and the unforgettable experience of playing school footy with your mates. Well done to Christian and best wishes for a long and successful career ahead. Click on the link below to see Melbourne Coach, Paul Roos, delivering the great news to Christian.