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    Dear Parent and Caregivers

    As I sit at my desk to write this newsletter, I feel an overwhelming sense of pride and happiness in our Community. There have been so many examples this fortnight of the College values Faith, Excellence, Community and Compassion in action.


    This morning staff and students participated in a Walk a Mile in my Boots campaign to raise money for the Hutt Street Centre for the homeless.

    The late Pope John Paul II, in his 22 November 1981 encyclical Familiaris Consortio, reminded us that parents are the first and most important educators in their childrens lives. It was, therefore, a blessing to have an overflow of parents at our Subject Information Evening last week for students moving into Years 10, 11 and 12 in 2018. A large number of parents also attended the Year 12 Parent Teacher interview night on Tuesday.

    Congratulations to the following boys who will celebrate the Sacraments of Confirmation on Friday and First Holy Communion on Saturday at St Francis Xaviers Cathedral: Nabil Antoun, Charlie Haywood, Nicholas Chant, Cooper Fowler, Thomas Bondza, Callum Chapman, James Russell, Nicolas Stefanovski, Santino De Francesca, Stefano Donnarumma, Emilio Frasca, Michael Henley, Samuel Carubia, Diego Bueti, Morris Cooper-Chataway, Oscar Klopsteins, Sam Lagana, Danek Morello, Oliver Evans, Eamon McEvoy, Jordan Couch, Cooper Hoskin, Harrison Kerkman and Giuliano Chiaramonte.


    Congratulations to staff and students whose final Year 12 Moderation with the 2018 SACE Research Project resulted in outstanding grades. Of the 117 students who attempted the Research project 33 received an A-grade, 57 received a B-grade and 27 received a C.

    Congratulations to the following Language students on their results last Term at the Australian School of Languages:

    Leon Ha Chinese AMichael Kim Korean ADylan Cordero Spanish AJaedan Lee Chinese BPartha Raina Hindi BAdrian Beesley Italian BBen Eaton Japanese CSantiago Vasquez Spanish C

    Year 10 student Jack McGinty leaves the CBC community this week to take up a position in a UK soccer club, to be part of their academy program. He has returned but leaves again at the end of this week as he has been successful in gaining a position on their 2-year full-time academy; this means he will be living in the UK from late August this year. He will be also completing his education in the UK.

    Term 3, Week 3 | Friday 11 August, 2017

    CBC students taking part in the Hutt Street Centres Walk a Mile in my Boots event.

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    Morecambe FC Academy offer an advanced football development and education programme supported by expert and dedicated staff. Morecambe FC Football Academy use advanced technology and coaching methods to develop their players.

    Jack will be part of the U18 Academy team and has a 2 year scholarship at the club. He will continue to study whilst continuing to grow and develop as a player.


    It is with some sadness that I farewell staff members Sr Kanistal Soosai and Mrs Jacqui Tongerie from staff. Sister Kanistal is leaving CBC to accept an invitation from her Mother Superior to continue her mission work in Canada. Mrs Tongerie is moving both house and employment away from the city. I extend the sincere gratitude of the entire CBC community and farewell two women whose contribution to life at CBC will leave a deep and loving legacy.

    It is also my pleasure to welcome Mrs Rachael Mazurczak who has been appointed to the staff in the position of Daily Organisation Coordinator and Administrator.

    The College also extends our blessings to Old Collegian Mr Brian Hay who celebrated his 90th birthday on 4 August.

    Congratulations to CBC Old Collegian (Graduated in 2007) Paul Vasileff who was awarded SA Entrepreneurs of the Year last week.

    On Thursday 17 August the Junior Campus will gather at the Senior Campus for a Music performance titled Music is Fun. A group of music educators from across South Australia will perform and entertain our students to instil an appreciation and love of music.

    In the last edition of Insight I outlined a staff and Board initiative to focus on student behaviour and dress culture in light of our strategic commitment to continuous improvement. This week I ask all parents to join me in ensuring your son is dressed immaculately for school. I draw your attention to page 26 of the College Diary which clearly outlines College Expectations in dress and grooming. Please note that hair buns and earrings/nose studs of any kind including clear studs are not part of the uniform code.


    We were saddened to hear of the passing of Mrs Joan Brewer AM, friend and supporter of CBC. The Papal Medal and Order of Australia medal belonging to John, her late husband and CBC Old Collegian, rest proudly in the CBC archives.

    May Joans soul rest in Gods gentle care.


    On August 15, 2017, CBC will celebrate our 139th birthday and a significant milestone in our College history.

    August 15 is a significant date not just for CBC but also for the Catholic Church and the Christian Brothers.

    Blessed Edmund Rice celebrated his final vows on the Feast of the Assumption, which is the principal feast day of Blessed Mary. This feast reminds us that like Blessed Mary we will all leave our earthly body one day to be with our heavenly God.

    Pope Benedict XVI said of this moment in Marys life:

    By contemplating Mary in heavenly glory, we understand that the earth is not the definitive homeland for us either, and that if we live with our gaze fixed on eternal goods we will one day share in this same glory and the earth will become more beautiful. Mary follows our footsteps with gentle concern, dispels the moments of darkness and distress and reassures us with her motherly hand.

    CBC will celebrate this Feast on August 15 with a whole school mass led by Fr Charles Gauci, followed by an exciting day of events including: food stalls, musical performances, staff/student basketball match and the much anticipated St Marys/CBC netball tournament.

    In conclusion, as we celebrate the Feast of the Assumption and 139 Years of proud history may we re-commit ourselves in prayer, word and actions to live lives faithful to the gospel values of Faith, Excellence, Community and Compassion.

    Mr Noel MifsudPrincipal


    Week 4Mon 14 Aug Junior Campus Liturgy

    CBC Old Collegians Meeting

    Tues 15 Aug Feast of the Assumption139th Birthday Celebration

    Wed 16 Aug JC Community Prayer 9amCommunity Mass (SC) BourkePhilippines Pilgrim Meeting

    Thur 17 Aug Music is Fun JC at SC Gym

    Fri 18 Aug Middle/Senior School AssemblyYr 11 Road Awareness Program Presentation (12:05pm)

    Week 5Mon 21 Aug Junior Campus Liturgy

    Board MeetingIntercol

    Tues 22 Aug Vietnam Parent Information Evening 6.30pmIntercol

    Wed 23 Aug JC Community Prayer 9amCommunity Mass (SC) HurleyInclusive Ed MeetingsIntercol

    Thurs 24 Aug Intercol

    Fri 25 Aug Junior Campus AssemblyBr Hurley Birthday LiturgyABODA CompetitionIntercol

    Sat 26 Aug Intercol CBC vs Blackfriars

    Week 6Mon 28 Aug Junior Campus Liturgy

    Yr 1011 Senior School Parent/Teacher Interviews

    Tues 29 Aug Anniversary of Edmund Rices DeathSAPSASA District Athletics DayMaths Investigation Day

    Wed 30 Aug JC Community Prayer 9amCommunity Mass (SC) - MarksWSA MeetingFathers Day Stall (JC)Philippines Pilgrim Meeting

    Thurs 31 Aug Fathers Day Stall (JC)Fathers Day Breakfast (JC)

    Fri 1 Sept Pupil Free DayRoyal Show Commences

    Sun 3 Sept Fathers Day

    Week 7Mon 4 Sept Junior Campus Liturgy

    P&F MeetingYr 79 Middle School Parent/Teacher Interviews

    Tues 5 Sept Yr 11 Major Physics Prac Physics of Show Rides

    Wed 6 Sept JC Community Prayer 9amYear 8 Vaccination 3rd VisitCommunity Mass (SC) OBrien

    Thurs 7 Sept RP Seminar Day (Year 11)

    Fri 8 Sept Junior Campus AssemblyMusic Showcase CBC at the MoviesPhilippines / Vietnam Pilgrim Retreat Day

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    On Sunday 13 August, with family and friends as witnesses, 24 students from the Junior Campus will complete their Sacramental Journey when they make their First Holy Communion at St Francis Xavier Cathedral.

    The seven Sacraments are Baptism, Holy Communion, Reconciliation, Confirmation, Marriage, Holy Orders and the Anointing of the Sick. The sacraments are ceremonies that are sacred, significant and important for Christians. They are special occasions for experiencing Gods saving presence. The Archdiocese of Adelaides website states that the Sacraments help us to meet the incarnate Jesus. That He comes to us through cleansing water and invigorating oil to welcome us, life-giving bread and wine that become Christs Body and Blood, a hand outstretched in forgiveness, vows lovingly exchanged in marriage, a hand designating someone for ordained service and oil to strengthen the sick and comfort the dying.

    At CBC Junior Campus, the Sacramental Program consists of three sacraments, these being: Reconciliation, Confirmation and

    Eucharist. These are considered the three primary Sacraments of Initiation, which support and nurture a childs faith journey.

    The CBC Sacramental Program commenced on Sunday 26 March with the Rite of Welcome at St Francis Xavier Cathedral. During the Rite of Welcome, families were required to make public their commitment to this time of preparation. A particularly poignant moment was the symbolism of Father Charles Gauci making the sign of the cross on the boys foreheads and then inviting the parents to do the same.

    The next step in supporting our students in engaging in a richer participation in the life of the Catholic community was the Celebration of First Reconciliation, which was held on Friday 23 June in the Chapel at the Senior Campus. The students were supported in the development of an understanding and appreciation that reconciliation is vital in all our lives, to focus on how we restore peace when we make mistakes or do wrong and how Gods desire to forgive and heal is offered to us through reconciliation and that Reconciliation is a sacrament of peace and healing. During the service, the boys displayed their personal commitment through their deep levels of stillness and reflection, spending time in prayer and meditation.

    On Friday 11 August, the families and students participating in the Sacramental Program accompanied by their sponsors will attend the Confirmation Celebration at St Francis Xavier Cathedral. The Sacrament of Confirmation is the renewal of baptismal promises that were made by their parents and godparents, thereby completing the Sacrament of Baptism, since in the words of Pope Francis without Confirmation

    they have only come half way. During the Mass, the boys will be publicly addressed by their Confirmation name, which will then be added as a new middle name. The students were encouraged to choose as their confirmation name the name of a Saint that they admired, could relate to, or aspired to be like. They will bond spiritually with their chosen Saint, who will serve as a model in life and to whom the boys can turn to for guidance and protection. The sponsor will serve as a role model in faith and a supportive companion on the faith journey of the candidate.

    Throughout the program, parents were acknowledged and affirmed as the primary influence on their childs faith journey and the vitally important role that they play in nurturing that faith in their sons daily life. The Second Vatican Council noted the importance of the home in nurturing faith in its reference to the family as the domestic church or the Church of the Home. In closing, Chris Stefanick stated: If you engage your child on this faith journey, you wont only see them grow closer to God and to you youll see that God is calling you closer to himself in the process a blessing for all concerned!

    Mrs Nicola BrennanDirector Junior Campus

    Director Junior Campus

    2018 Senior Student Leadership NominationsYear 11 students are invited to nominate for the 2018 Student Leadership positions. This is a pivotal role in the College and we ask that they consider their application carefully. The nomination is for a Leadership position not a specific portfolio, with the selection of the portfolios based on the applications. The students considering a Student Leadership role are encouraged to discuss their nomination with their parents and caregivers.

    Last year there were 24 candidates, an outstanding group of young men but there will be only 12 Senior Leadership positions available.

    The process begins with this expression of interest, a one-page resume and an external referee or reference. This must be submitted to Mr Lucas by 5pm, 14th August 2017. Each application will be considered before receiving an endorsement by the Principal. The endorsed nominees will have an opportunity to outline their vision of leadership to the Senior School in a three-minute speech. There will be a half-day workshop for the candidates to prepare and refine their public speaking skills.

    The Year 10 and 11 students and staff of CBC Senior School will then vote on the nominees. Nominees who have been elected by students and staff will be interviewed and referees contacted. The Leadership Retreat occurring after Year 11 exams, will be an opportunity to develop the concept of leadership in an Edmund Rice community.

    The final 12 candidates will be informed during Week 1 of Term 4 and specific portfolios will be announced at the Speech and Awards Night on Thursday 19th October 2017. The successful candidates will then be fitted for their Senior Blazer, the cost of which is shared half by the student and half by the College. The cost of the jacket should not be a barrier for nomination and if this is an issue the family is encouraged to discuss this with Mr Lucas or Mr Mifsud.

    The community expects that student leaders will display a mature and passionate approach to leadership in faith, academic study, co-curricular sport, behaviour and dress.



    From the Wellbeing Team

    Introducing Snap Maps the new location sharing feature in Snapchat

    Snapchat has introduced a new feature, the Snap Map.

    This location based map allows users to see where in the country their Snapchat contacts are, as well as seeing location based photos and videos. The Snap Map shows a users Bitmoji, their cartoon avatar within Snapchat, pinpointed on a world map. Users can then zoom into the map to see the exact location of their friends.

    How to access Snap Maps

    To access the Snap Map in the latest update of the Snapchat app, users need to go to their camera screen within Snapchat and zoom out using two fingers. This will then launch the Snap Maps screen and will allow a user to see their friends locations.

    Choose who can see your location

    It is important to be careful about who you share your location with, as it can allow people to build up a picture of where you live, go to school and spend your time.

    Given how specific this new feature is on Snapchat giving your location to a precise pinpoint on a map we would encourage users not to share their location, especially with people they dont know in person.

    There are three settings for sharing your location on the map, these are; Ghost mode, My Friends, and Select Friends. But what do these settings mean?

    Ghost Mode: Ghost Mode means that you are the only person who can see your location on the map.

    Within Ghost Mode you can still see the locations of your friends but they will be unable to see you. This setting will ensure that you have complete control over who knows your location.

    My Friends: My Friends means that all of your contacts on Snapchat can see your location. If turning on this setting then it would be important for users to review their Snapchat contacts and also make sure that they never add someone they dont know in person onto Snapchat.

    Select Friends: This setting allows users to look through their friend list and then decide which of their friends they want to be able to view their location. This setting gives users the opportunity to control who can view their location.

    Changing settings

    When first opening the Snap Map users get to make a decision of who they want to be able to view their location. Once these settings are in place they can always be changed in Snapchats settings. This can be done in two ways:

    1. In the Snapchat Settings

    In the Snapchat screen click on the Settings (cog) icon> click on see my location > Choose the setting which suits you

    2. On the Snap Map

    Click on the setting button in the top right of the map > choose the setting which suits you

    Our top tips

    Sharing location can be a risky thing to do. Our tips for location sharing are:

    Only share your location with people you know in person. Never share your location with strangers.

    Dont add contacts to Snapchat if you dont know them in person.

    Regularly review your settings and take an active decision about whether you want people to know your location. Remember you can switch this off at any time. Think about where youre sharing your location. Location services such as Snap Maps can lead people to your house. Think about what times youre on the app and whether these are locations you want to share if not, then turn this off within your settings.

    For more information about Snap Maps visit:

    Original article from Childnet International, published 22 June 2017.

    Mrs Jane GaynorSenior School Counsellor


    For further information or to register into any of the courses listed below, please contact

    Centacare on (08) 8215 6700.

    Centacare Post-Separation Parenting Course ADELAIDE Wednesday 09.08.17 9.30am 12.30pm Wednesday 23.08.17 6.00pm 9.00pm Wednesday 06.09.17 9.30am 12.30pm Wednesday 20.09.17 6.00pm 9.00pm Tuesday 03.10.17 9.30am 12.30pm Wednesday 18.10.17 6.00pm 9.00pm Tuesday 31.10.17 9.30am 12.30pm Wednesday 15.11.17 6.00pm 9.00pm Tuesday 28.11.17 9.30am 12.30pm Wednesday 13.12.17 6.00pm 9.00pm

    Circle of Security ADELAIDE Tuesday 08.08.17 10.00am 12.00pm

    Inside their Heads ADELAIDE Tuesday 26.09.17 10.00am 12.00pm

    How to talk so kids listen ADELAIDE Tuesday 26.09.17 2.00pm 4.00pm

    Mother Goose SEATON Wednesday 02.08.17 1.30pm 2.30pm

    Creating Competent Children ADELAIDE Thursday 19.10.17 10.00am 12.00pm

    When kids push your buttons ADELAIDE Wednesday 30.08.17 7.00pm 8.30pm



    Open A BasketballWestminster School 69 defeated CBC 52 (29 July)

    It was a disappointing result for us but Westminster was the better team on the day. We did not adapt quickly nor successfully enough to their three-point shooters and combination offence. I also think that we gave away too many turnovers. Nevertheless CBC also paced well with them and were very competitive. I am sure that we have learnt from this experience.

    Jaidzems played a good game and made an impact in the first and fourth quarter. He drove well, did aggressive cuts and was very athletic in our offensive end to score. Dalwood played an outstanding game in both offence and defence. He put us on the scoreboard first off a tip from Machar. Very good scramble for the ball, played tight defence and was extremely creative in offence to score. Machar also complemented Dalwood and had a great attacking game. He is credited with some very vital reject, a couple of slams and strong rebounds. Machar scored amid some strong attention from the opposition.

    Tavian as always made good position and was always looking for the passing option to players cutting to the basket. Played a good defensive game. Daniele was also in good form as a point guard who controlled the CBC offence. He was excellent in some coast-to-coast plays to score as well as initiating some definitive accurate passes. He played a crucial role in defence. A Machar was quite the surprise package in rebounds in defence against taller opposition players. He made some exciting cuts off screens to receive passes to score. Navarro also had a good game especially in the fourth. He combined well with Dalwood and Dang to very quickly set up a defensive zone when Westminster got possession. He played a great defensive and offensive game as a result of good positioning. Dang was excellent with a reject, rebounds and very accurate passes. Particularly impressive was a thread the hole in the needle pass to Daniele to score.

    Thank you to all supporters. Four games to Intercollegiate.

    Best Players: Oliver Dalwood, Malith Machar, Sam Daniele and Joel Navarro

    Next week: Away game against Scotch College at 10.30am. Players must be at venue by 10.00am.

    CBC 60 defeated Scotch College 51

    This was a very tough game against a quality opposition team. It was an arm wrestle for three quarters. CBC was also two players down in this contest. We managed to skip to a 6 point lead in the first but Scotch came back at us and we trailed by 3 at the second and 1 at the third. At stages of the game, we were down by 5. The goal was therefore to equalise the score first and then extend from there. On many occasions, CBC put the shots up but could not buy one even if we paid for it.

    The team displayed great determination with cool heads as some players were on 2, 3 or 4 personal fouls. The fourth quarter by CBC was one of the best comebacks since the resurrection of Lazarus where they emphatically stamped their authority on the game with a 14 to 4 point run against Scotch College to seal the game. Perhaps they internalised some issues from last weeks game. Full marks to the team.

    Jaidzems picked up the pace this week and pulled out his full repertoire of skills. Great combination with Dalwood in passes, strong drives to the basket and drawing the fouls and some good reverse lay-ups to score. Dalwood was in everything and shown pleasing improvement each game. His 21 points had a definitive influence in three quarters with his attacking game of basketball but also backed it up in defence. He double teamed well and contributed 9 points to the score.

    Geisler contributed with intense defence, very precise passes and is credited with a couple of great defensive blocks. He rejected some shots saving us valuable points. M Machar worked really hard to score 21 points. He hit threes and drove well to the basket. He played a major role in defence as well by pulling in some crucial rebound. He really stamped his authority in the fourth quarter. Tavian was great with his positional move as always. Excellent defence and also called out to the team about situational awareness. Credited with a couple of good defensive rebounds.

    Daniele was at his usual best in offence and defence where he created a few turnovers in our favour with some excellent steals. He also was able to convert coast to coast from a pass and scrambled well for the loose ball. A Machar decided that this was the game to hit some threes and that he did emphatically. He also exerted good defensive pressure and combined well with his brother to score in offence.

    Thank you to all supporters.

    Best Players: Oliver Dalwood, Malith Machar, Akok Machar, Raimond Jaidzems

    Next week: Against PGS. Away game at 10.30am.

    Mr Gary JallehCoach

    Open C BasketballCBC 33 defeated Scotch College 30

    CBC got out of the blocks and at the end of the first term led 14 to 1 and then 23 to 10 at the finish of the first half. It seemed like CBC were in control of the game. However, in the third quarter Scotch fought back to close the gap to be only 4 points behind (29 to 25). The last term was set up for a blockbuster finish. With only one substitute on the bench it became an intense battle of the will to win. CBC were strong and held their nerve. They increased their defensive pressure which saw the lads win their second game of the season. Alec Nguyen was outstanding scoring 18 points. Lachlan Denholm (8pts) was cool under pressure and captain Scott Bradbrook (4pts) led from the front with his defensive pressure. Kevin Lau did some great work under the boards as did Alex Foord. Logan Griffin displayed great energy and scored a wonderful 3-point basket. Great team effort lads.

    Mr Tony CarrieriCoach

    Middle B BasketballCBC 76 defeated Scotch College 10

    On the weekend, the Middle Bs basketball team had a fantastic game against Scotch College. Everyone on our team played at their absolute best as the outcome clearly shows. Our team beat Scotch College by over 70 points. Things done very well during the game were teamwork, passing and communication. What our team needs to work on is, honestly, nothing. The biggest stealer of the ball on our team was Awok Machar; he stopped at nothing to get the ball from his opponents. He even said give me that ball at one point. The opposition had no idea. He scored many points and helped us win the game.

    Written by Ricky N.

    Thank you to all parents who support the boys by getting them to the matches and cheering them on. Also a big thank you to Mr Mundy for scoring during the game.

    Mr Emmanuel GaitanerisCoach

    Middle C BasketballCBC 66 defeated Scotch College 20

    We arrived at school ready to play, and with our combination of good passing, defence and good transition offence we were able to score frequently. The unselfish way we played was what took us over the line. I was able to contribute 18 points, however, it was a team effort that got us the win. With a final score of 6620, our undefeated season continues.

    Written by Callum Warneford

    Ms Wen BenCoach


    Year 8 Purple DebatingCornerstone College Blue 8 defeated CBC Purple 8

    Best Speaker: Cornerstone Speaker #2

    Topic: That parking spaces for prams are unnecessary.

    With the affirmative argument for only the second time this season, CBC hoped for an overwhelming case, but it wasnt to be. South Australias child restraint laws were the basis of a strong and convincing argument from Cornerstone. With supermarket chains in Australia and overseas opting to offer parents and children a standard and a half size car park space, Cornerstone insisted that children and carers were safer. CBC argued that carparks were congested enough, without adding extra jostling near doorways and pedestrian crossings. Retailers could offer a token-hire system for prams, as operates at Adelaide Airport. Managing the confined

    Year 12 Geography NightOn Wednesday 9 August, Carl Nieckarz and Mr Bryant attended the Year 12 Geography Night at the University of Adelaide. Over 100 other keen senior Geography students and teachers from across the state attended the evening, which was organised by the Geography Teachers Association of South Australia (GTASA).

    Dr John Tibby from the School of Social Sciences presented to the group on Energy Alternatives for Adelaide and Dr Doug Bardsley from the School of Social Sciences presented on Global population trends and environmental risks. An Honours student also shared her research into the impact tourism is having on the lakes in Fraser Island.

    Well done to Carl on attending this out of school hours event. The up to date knowledge and research that was shared with him will be beneficial in the upcoming Stage 2 Geography exam!


    space was paramount, as was the need to reduce congestion.

    Michael Spyridonidis chaired the debate; Jack Dinan laid down the structure of the affirmatives case; Euan Stenhouse focused on safety and well-being issues and Jack Mills concluded the debate. In the audience, Lewis Bullen was our key supporter, along with family members to encourage each debater and the Chair.

    Week 5 sees both Intercol at CBC against Blackfriars (topic to be announced) on Monday 21 August and the last of the minor round debates at Pembroke Middle School on Tuesday 22 August: That children should be allowed to smoke, as the Advertiser reported in July about Warrakirri College in Western Sydney permitting smoking for students fifteen and over. CBC has the negative.

    Mrs Kaylene BarreiraCoach


    First XVIII FootballCBC 18.10 (118) defeated PAC 5.8 (38)

    Best Players: Michael Frederick, Thomas Daniel, Martin Frederick, Sam Daniele, Jackson Smith

    CBC defeated Prince Alfred College to record their second win for Term 3, in what was a very entertaining contest at PAC on Saturday. After a superb opening 25 minutes, with the midfield well on top, led by the dominance of Daniele and Ridgewell, we continued to penetrate the ball into our forward line with Matthias setting the tone early with some crucial goals. Excellent pressure and ball movement saw the team 26 points in front at the quarter break.

    Our effort and intent was still there during the 2nd quarter but we allowed PAC back into the game with wasteful shots in front of goal and poor execution coming out of defence. At times we were too fancy

    with the ball and were pressured into making rushed decisions, thus allowing PAC to attack and produce frequent entries into their forward 50. Our defenders demonstrated true grit and absorbed the pressure with Tom Daniel and Jackson Smith leading from the front. DAntonio and Cockram by winning their individual battles supported the team greatly heading into the halftime break in front by 19 points.

    Third Term saw CBC look to play fast and get the ball with speed to our forward line. We continued to dominate in all areas of the game, but just couldnt finish off our good work. We dominated with possession and continued to maintain control of the game and deny PAC any forward movement or chances close to goal. Stroud continued to win the ruck battle, with Martin and Michael Frederick looking extremely dangerous with the ball in hand, breaking away from their opponents into space. At three-quarter time I reminded the boys of the attacking aspect of our game, we had to take the game on and thats exactly what we did!

    In the final period we delivered an incredible team performance, in which our fast ball movement punished PAC. Martin Frederick went into the midfield rotation and dominated with his speed coming out of the centre, allowing for our forwards to produce a contest and capitalise on the fast forward entries. Daniele and Ridgewell accelerated the game with fast and urgent attacking with both Fredericks delivering a skilful master class finishing with 5 goals each. As a Team we delivered an exceptional performance, with all contributing to the win. Simply, we were better for longer and it was excellent to see our very young side dominate against a powerhouse school in Prince Alfred College.

    A fantastic result for the playing group who are continuing to improve each week. This week against Trinity will offer another great challenge. Thank you to the parents for their great support during the very wet and windy conditions.

    Mr Riley AtkinsonCoach

    Second XVIII FootballCBC 9.11 (65) defeated St Peters College 7.17 (59)

    On a wild and woolly afternoon the Haze battled all day in the mud to record a terrific win over St Peters. The boys trailed by 24 points at quarter time but rallied to edge closer in the second and third term. With both teams tiring CBC found something special in the last few minutes to kick three goals to take the lead and hold on for the second win of the season. The side is coming together well in preparation for the Intercol on the 25th to which all parents and friends are warmly invited to attend.

    Best Players: O Shilton, C Sandercock, L Kenmore, J Edwards, J Whitworth, M Guerra, O Dalwood

    Mr Stephen ClohesyCoach

    Year 5/6 FootballPAC 6.13 (53) defeated CBC 1.1 (7)

    The boys did not get the desired result for the first game of Term 3, but it was not for want of trying. The boys arrived early and we were able to do some team drills well in advance of the start of the game, which is good.

    Fortunately it did not rain, though conditions on the CBC Top Oval were wet which made the ball slippery and made passing a challenge (for both teams).

    PAC were well-drilled with some quite tall boys so it was always going to be a hard game to win the best sort of game to be in!

    The boys get a mark of 100% for effort, the bigger boys played well and the smaller boys showed good mobility, which helps a lot if the opposition players are taller. The game was a good example of the importance of staying with your opposite number at all times, especially in defence, so we have to work hard at marking our man in the next game. This is a big lesson to remember!

    Brothers Rugby Season Summary to DateBrothers rugby is a team with team mates from both CBC and Rostrevor. Students from both Edmund Rice Schools united under the same jersey to compete in the U18 and U16 divisions.

    Joel Pepper coached both teams, and on game days Keanu Eliepa has assisted. Schools rugby is played mid-week allowing students to play on weekends for their clubs or other sports.

    The U18s were captained by TJ Maualaivao from CBC and the U16s by Josh Rahaley from Rostrevor.

    The U18 Team

    The story of the U18 team is one of trying to get a team out on the park with minimal numbers. We had 10 boys from CBC and 2 from Rostrevor, not enough to field a team without forfeiting. We did have the option of playing undermanned for premiership points, which is a considerable disadvantage. On a number of occasions we played for premiership points and came close to winning a few games. After a few games though the team decided to cease playing in the U18 competition and focus on the future this year, which lies with entering an U18 team of 10 boys into Schools Rugby 7s competitions in September. TJ has been assisting with coaching the undefeated U16 team.

    The U16 Team

    The team has been undefeated all season long. Claiming victory after victory against Pembroke, St Peters and PAC. Sacred Heart forfeited two games so we did not have the chance to test ourselves against them. We play St Peters again at home in Round 11, and have already secured finishing first in the Premiership ladder regardless of the results from this round. Thus securing home ground advantage for the Grand Final next week being played on Thursday at the Burnside Rugby Union Football Club.

    Mr John AbsolonCoach

  • Lachlan Pace continuously worked hard in the midfield and Adam Mencel played a steady game in defence.Lachlan Von Minden scored a great goal from well out and the Ng brothers (Adrian and Ryan) were very active when clearing the ball out of our backline.

    Mr Sam BarbaraCoach

    Year 3 Div 2 FootballCBC 15.3 (93) defeated Parkside Primary 7.1 (43)

    With the weather forecasting rain and strong winds and the later game time this week, it was a pleasant surprise when the rain held off for the entire game!

    This week the spectators witnessed true teamwork throughout the game from all the CBC players. Not only did they play united, their passes to each other were well executed. The players all worked together well in moving the ball from the centre circle to the forward line. Good leadership displayed by this weeks Captain, Austin Freer.

    The opening goal was scored by Austin Wilks with a solid kick. Other players in the forward line also contributed significantly. Oliver Ryan showing good defensive playing and took advantage of a free kick to add to the score line early. Oliver also showed his outstanding marking skills when he marked the ball in centre of the field and then handballed to Mitchell who scored a goal. Not to be outdone by his team players, Sebastian Chen then also added to the score line with a confident kick through the centre of goals. Gabriel showed determination with some good tackling in the centre, along with Matias and Lachlan Pusey in the back line. Austin Freer showed his good marking skills in the back line. Mitchell finished the first quarter with a kick moving through both centre and forward lines to score!

    The second quarter belonged to Oliver Dodd who showed good kicking throughout, including two goals. Oliver Dichiera was both quick and unstoppable on the field, acquiring possession of the ball countless times and leading at the front of the pack. Jayden managed to convert Oliver Dichieras pass to add to the score line with another goal. Sebastian Chen picked the ball up well in the centre line and passed through to Matias in the forward line. Gabriel and Cameron Richter showed excellent tackling skills in the back line and ensured, together with Oliver Dalton that the ball remained in the back line for only a short period of time. Well done to Nikita who managed, in one smooth action, to collect the ball from the ground, and pass it to Jayden, who converted it to the score board with another goal. Congratulations to Lucas Richter who scored his first goal for the season in a spectacularly confident manner! This quarter showed the huge improvement in the kicking skills of the team players. It was also a great show of team work, yet again!

    The third quarter started with Oliver Dicheira securing a confident goal through the centre. Pablo and Jayden worked well with the centre taps and were able to secure the ball continuing to move into the forward line. The fast-paced Oliver Dichiera and Jayden continued to maneuver their way into open spaces and gain possession of the ball, whist leaving others behind. Austin Wilks secured a goal and Mitchell converted a possession into a point to end the quarter.

    Within seconds of the final quarter commencing, Jayden scored a goal. What a way to open the final quarter! This was evidence of the teamwork present on the field. The boys were moving the ball well from the centre circle to the forward line and this was reflected in the score line. Good execution of ball skills continued from Matias and also Sebastian Chen, with good attempts by Sebastian Higham to secure the ball. Oliver Dodd threw himself on the ball to secure possession in the centre line and this led to the ball moving to the forward line and being converted to another goal. Pablo and Oliver Dalton also scored goals in this quarter.

    Although the team played well, outstanding efforts from Matias Guider, Jayden Warry, Pablo Martinez-Vazquez and Oliver Dichiera secured them best player status for this game.

    Many thanks to our coach, Aaron Medson for instilling such positive determination in the boys and supporting their skill development so well. Thank you also to all the parents who continue to brave the weather each Saturday morning and support the players so well and make our game such a successful experience for the boys.

    Mrs Iva DentonTeam Manager


    First XI SoccerBlackfriars Priory School 2 defeated CBC 1

    Goal Scorer: Alex Stefanopoulos

    Best on ground: Matthew Di Matteo, Martin Duku, Louis Bendo

    This was definitely a game we should have won. CBC dominated play for both halves; an unfortunate penalty early in the first half put us on the back foot but certainly did not undermine our resolve or domination. A second goal for Blacks made the game even more challenging, but that is something that the CBC lads love; a challenge tends to make us step up and put pressure on the opposition. The first half ended without CBC scoring, despite many shots on, just none in. Matthew Dawber gave the CBC squad an invigorating half time chat that definitely had an impact. We came out even more forceful and took control. A penalty taken by Alex gave us a chance but unfortunately, time was against us. Despite the loss it was a good sign for the upcoming Intercol game should be a cracker.

    Mr Chris DolanTeam Manager

    Year 10B SoccerPulteney Grammar 5 defeated CBC 3

    Goal Scorers: Oliver Hoptroff 1, Zenith Hales 1

    Best Players: Gabriel Lewis, Pasia John

    It only took one look at the pitch to realise that the match was not going to be either clean or easy this week. The ground was at least as much brown as green, and the soft, water-logged surface seemed to make even walking on it a challenge.

    We had two players from the Year 8/9 side join us this week to help make up numbers, with Muntazer Syed and Pasia John playing left back and centre-mid respectively.

    The team worked well in the opening minutes, successfully getting the ball up to Zenith Hales, who managed to get it right up towards goal before his shot was saved.

    It didnt take long to see Muntezar and Pasia step up in their respective positions, showing their control, skill and passing to be more than equal to the opposition.

    Pulteney then stepped up to score two goals in relatively quick succession, both being shots taken from close in front of goal.

    They then followed up with a third in similar fashion to acquire themselves a comfortable lead going into half time.

    Despite the deficit, Daniel Petrilli, Oliver Hoptroff, Anadhi Gupta and John Palumbo all deserve credit for the commitment and determination they showed at this point in the game. They were almost throwing themselves into the contest for the ball, giving everything they could to gain possession and help CBC stay in the game.

    Oliver and especially Daniel deserve a mention for successfully repainting in mud the vast majority of their previously white uniforms in the process!

    This attitude helped to create a breakthrough opportunity for the team. The first was partially created through Pasia offering to play goal keeper for the last half of the match, allowing Gabriel Lewis to play in the midfield. Gabriel played with a huge amount of energy and commitment, and successfully got the ball up to Oliver on the wing, who put it in the back of the net.

    The turnaround continued with Zenith getting the ball and taking a great shot for CBCs second goal.

    Momentum was strong and things were all set for CBC to level the score line. Pulteney then had an excellent run up front and took a shot at goal. Pasia took quite a spectacular leap across goals to knock it out, only for Pulteney to get it past him on a second attempt.

    Despite CBCs best efforts, Pulteney managed to put another shot in the back of the net shortly afterwards and hold on to their lead until the end of the match. To their credit, the boys kept fighting until the end, and the score line reflected their improvement compared to their match against the same team earlier in the season. Well done to the team for giving their best in tough and muddy conditions, hopefully next weeks match will be a much cleaner one!

    Mr Brett LinkeManager


    Open A Table Tennis CBC A2 defeated St Ignatius College

    Well, it may have been the weather, a cold damp cloud of uncertainty hanging over us. A little like Year 12 preparation, behaviour and results, but whatever it was, it affected the draw which meant three CBC teams travelled up Gorge Road for late games. We took advantage of the hour and set the gym up for a manic 30 minutes of warm ups and drills before the bus arrived, early! Oh dear! We packed up in record time, headed north east through the macchiato belt and tomato seedlings warming in glass houses.

    It took a little patience to take over one of the many Ignatius halls. What is it with schools and building projects? Ordered the 7 and 8s around to command tables, our 9s were light on so I played number 8 and after the Open team, the last man standing turned out the lights. There was a flurry of family phone calls, pickups in the rain and the promise of Friday night takeaway. One Year 8 left his CBC tie behind his mother will not be happy.

    Afterwards, idling in Ifoud Street we thanked the driver and with Showdown dreaming, wished each other well, as we wheeled our bicycles down Frome Road into the fading light.

    Mr Rory HarrisCoach

    Open B Table TennisThis week the Open B squad travelled to St Peters College for a 5pm game against the St Peters A side. The boys arrived early and took the time to warm up, which was fortunate as the ambient temperature in the gym was around -450 C. The squad arrived at around 4:15 hoping to start early, but St Peters were not present.

    CBC was kept waiting, but once St Peters arrived it didnt take long for the CBC boys to stamp their mark on the game. CBC led from the start and only conceded one doubles game, one singles game and two reverse singles games to win 16 to 4. It was a generally one-sided affair with only four matches going to a decider, three of which were won.

    This marks a return to form for the CBC side after two consecutive losses (the only two losses of the season so far). Next week the boys are on the road again, this time to St Pauls in their second to last game before Intercol.

    Mr Shane MeeganCoach


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