Student Life

Rugby

Since 1952 St. Patrick's College Rugby has proven to be a popular and well represented sport. The St. Patrick's Rugby culture has developed throughout the years, cementing itself as a passionate and energetic co curricular sport that has a large College community following.

Teams

All games are played on Saturday with home games being played at Curlew Park. The annual Back to Shorncliffe day always draws a particularly large crowd, with past students coming along to cheer on the current Rugby and Football teams.

Stars

Drew Mitchell was a star in AIC Rugby and was selected to be an Australian Schoolboy player. He graduated from St. Patrick's College in 2001 and made his Super 12 debut in 2004 playing for the Queensland Reds. 2005 saw Drew gain an Australian Wallabies cap also cementing his place in the Australian squad for the 2007 Rugby Word Cup. Drew went on to play seasons with both the Western Force and the NSW Waratahs in the Rugby Union Super 14 competition. He has recently completed a contract with French club Toulon.

Jesse Mogg has continued his success after being selected to represent Australia A as a school boy into his senior Rugby career. Jesse made his professional Rugby debut with the Western Force before spending several seasons at the ACT Brumbies, where he is still a central player. In 2013 he made his debut for the Australian Wallabies.