Christian Brothers College, Adelaide
|Christian Brothers College|
Ante faciem domini
(Before The Face Of The Lord)
|Adelaide, SA, Australia|
|Type||Independent, Single-sex, Day|
|Denomination||Catholic (Christian Brothers)|
|Principal||Mr. Noel Mifsud|
|Colour(s)||Purple, white & shades of yellow
Christian Brothers College (CBC) is a private Catholic school in the centre of Adelaide, South Australia. It was founded by a group of Irish Christian Brothers in 1878, and it is now one of three Christian Brothers schools in the state.
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CBC has had a long standing sporting rivalry with Blackfriars. Similar to the Saints and Princes sporting rivalry, Intercollegiate Competitions between the two have become known as "The Intercol", and are significant events on those school's calendars.
- Tom MacKenzie (West Torrens Football Club) 1902, (North Adelaide Football Club) 1905, 1906
- Richard Head (West Adelaide Football Club) 1909
- Tom Leahy (North Adelaide) 1913
- Frank Barry (South Adelaide Football Club) 1915
- Dan Moriarty (South Adelaide) 1919,1920,1921.
Other prominent SANFL footballers produced by the school have included: John Cahill (Port Adelaide Football Club), Laurie Cahill (South Adelaide), Matt Clingly (West Torrens Football Club), B.Ploenges (S.A), D.Panizza (S.A), J.Taylor (W.A), J.Scanlon (Nwd), P.Schwarz (W.T), J.Hanley (Glenelg Football Club), S.Costello (W.A), J.F.Scanlon (W.A), C.C.Daly (Norwood Football Club)Robert (Bob) Higgins ([West Adelaide Football Club]).
John Perin represented Australia at senior level in 1969. A number of students (e.g. Carlo Taladira, Alf Iannello and Jamie Perin) have played for Adelaide's NSL[clarification needed] team (Adelaide City). Earlier,[when?] Syd Rossetto and Joe Serafini were key players for Adelaide City SA state sides. On 17 August 2011, Christian Brothers College won the inaugural school soccer league called the Twilight Cup. This achievement is the first time Christian Brothers College have won a soccer championship since the foundation of the school 133 years ago.
Rugby union was introduced to the school in 2010.
- Anthony Byrne - Labor MP
- John Cahill - Australian Rules Football player and coach
- Kevin Crease - Channel Nine News anchor
- C.J. Dennis - Poet
- David Fitzsimons - Olympic middle-distance runner, 5 & 10,000 m record holder
- Joseph Peter Gardiner - Labor MP
- Aubrey Lewis - first Professor of Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry, London
- Richard Marsland - Radio and television host
- John Perin - Soccer player
- Benedict Samuel - Actor
- Xavier Samuel - Actor
- Frank Walsh - 34th Premier of South Australia
- John Gazzola - President of the Legislative Council
- Tony Monopoly - Singer
- Paul McGuire - Author and former Australian Minister (later Ambassador) to Italy
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