Where are they now?Many Old Virgilians ask about the whereabouts of some of their former teachers.
Below is a list of noted Brothers who taught at the College and what they are doing today.
Br Peter Clinch
SVC 1976-77, 1985-90
|Oceania Province Leader, Brisbane.|
Br Peter Dowling
|Deputy Congregational Leader in Rome.|
Br Michael Godfrey
|Formation facilitator, Africa.|
Br Bill Wilding
|is General Manager of the Edmund Rice Foundation Australia which supports the Christian Brothers work in developing nations such as PNG, Philippines, Timor Leste and East Africa, and is also a member of the Councils of several Catholic Colleges in Tasmania which have historical links to the Christian Brothers.|
Br Russell Peters
SVC 1961, 1991-95
|is community leader of the Brothers’ Balozi Community (Nairobi). He is the Chair of the Advisory Board of Mary Rice Day Care Centre and also on the Board of the Women or Women Project. Until October 2015 he was the Immersion Coordinator for East Africa.|
Our most decorated Football Star?
Cameron Thurley (SVC 1994-1997)
Cameron has kindly loaned his set of football medals to the College to have displayed in the Centenary History Centre-a Darrel Baldock Medal, an Alistair Lynch Medal, 2 statewide Premiership medals, and 2 Clarence B&F Medals. In attempting to house them all, the Archivists were struck by his achievements across multiple levels of football.
The following overview highlights his success at all football levels:
Drafted to Geelong Football Club Pick 22.
12 AFL Games for Geelong and North Melbourne
Geelong 7 games
North Melbourne 5 games
Tassie Medal Best & Fairest Winner
Tasmanian State League (TSL)
Clarence Football Club Best & Fairest
TSL Grand Final
Darrel Baldock Medal Best Afield
Tasmanian State Captain
Tasmanian Team of the Year – Captain 2011
RACT TSL Player of the Year
Clarence Football Club Leading
Captain of Clarence Football Club
Tasmanian Team of the Decade
Seriously ill with head injuries after a fall-in a coma for 23 days.
Assistant Coach /Bench Coach at Clarence
High Performance Manager at Lauderdale FC
Cameron (centre) pictured with Jimmy Bartel and Gary Ablett. Three Brownlow medals between them!
Tell us who you think is St Virgil’s greatest football star. Contributions will be published in the next edition of the Old Virgilian.