AFL Round 3: Sal’s Previewish! – Beaten by Thursday Night Footy!

Thursday night footy can catch out even the best. Here’s Sal’s preview-ish of Round 3. Plus Friar Time, And a look at the big weekend at Royal Randwick.

Mrs Fitzsimons and the Whitefriars’ scribes

John Harms visited Whitefriars and found some willing young story-tellers.

Almanac (Junior) Footy: Local footy at its best

Grade 8 Whitefriars’ student Zac Kornitschuk played in a cracker of a match for Blackburn against Vermont on a bleak winter’s day.

Almanac (Backyard) Cricket: Family Tradition

The great cricket tradition of the Clarks, Cowells and Wests continues as Jayden West of Whitefriars’ College reports.

Almanac (backyard) cricket: Tense struggle settled by memorable super-over.

A monumental cricket match is played at the Rennison Dome as Bluey Rennison reports from the Whitefriars’ studio.

Rocky, Deeks and Liminality

As Whitefriars’ Learning Leader in English, Jill Fitzsimons, nears the end of a very full year, she contemplates two athletes – Rocky and Deeks – who have helped her find strength, direction and perspective.

Almanac Soccer: Comeback

Bulleen were asleep in the first half and trailed South Melbourne 3-0. But an old-fashioned half-time spray from the coach got the boys back on track. Grade 8 Whitefriars’ student Angelo Amato explains what happened.

Almanac Soccer: Bottom Corner

The Blue Blitzers trail the Infernos at a Box Hill indoor soccer tournament – but it’s not over yet. Grade 8 Whitefriars’ student Conor O’Farrell tells the story of a memorable final 90 seconds of a fast and furious contest.