List of Old Xaverians

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This article is about the school in Melbourne, VIC, Australia. For other institutions of the same name, see List of schools named after Francis Xavier.

This is a List of Old Xaverians, they being notable former students—known as "Old Xaverians" (Old Xavs) being members of the "Old Xaverians' Association" ("OXA") of the Roman Catholic school, Xavier College in Kew, Victoria, Australia. Most entries have been sourced to the official announcement of the Old Xaverians' Association "Roll of Men of Achievement" announced at the 71st Annual Old Xaverians' Dinner held at Xavier College on 21 March 1997.

Arts, academia, entertainment and media[edit]




Medicine and the sciences[edit]

  • John Billings AM, MD, FRACP, FRCP, St Michael NFP Svcs, KCSG – (XC 1931–35) Neurologist and world acknowledged expert in reproductive fertility.
  • Professor Sir Peter Morris AC – (XC 1947–52)[9] Nuffield Professor of Surgery at the University of Oxford; President of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (2001–2004).

Military and defence[edit]

  • Geoffrey Brennan OBE DSO – (XC 1920–27) CO, Royal Military College, Duntroon; Served in the British Army as a Lieutenant Colonel, landed in France on D-Day, Mentioned in Despatches, served in India, the North West Territories, the Middle East and Korea.

Politics and public service[edit]



21st century players

As of the 2013 AFL season, Ted Richards, Josh Kennedy, Daniel Hannebery Alex Johnson, Daniel Robinson and Xavier Richards are all listed on the Sydney Swans playing list, holding the record for the most Old Xavierians at one AFL club.

The 2012 AFL season was a successful year for Old Xaverians as Jobe Watson won the Brownlow Medal; Ted Richards, Josh Kennedy, Daniel Hannebery and Alex Johnson were all in the Swans premiership team, and Watson, Richards, and Kennedy were all selected in the All-Australian side.

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