Author Archives: Leslie Steeves

Old Xaverians Gets A Man With A Plan

It was one of the most extensive and rigorous coaching selection processes ever done by the Football Club, yet the Old Xaverian’s President has finally announced who would be appointed in 2019 as the Senior Coach of the Old Xaverian’s Football Club. Matt Cosgrave just announced that the new Senior Coach is Paul Satterley, who […]

Graham Arnold in Search of new talent for Socceroos

Graham Arnold, the Australian coach for the Socceroos, continues his search to rebuild his national soccer squad ahead of the Asian Cup. He has named four uncapped players to join his training camp in the UAE this week. Three of the four players will also be measured for a potential place in Graham Arnold’s first […]

How Women’s Aussie Football Grown

While the women’s Old Xavs team have been playing for years now, the girls will finally have some more inspiration to look up to since more women are joining the professional Alsatian Football League, also formally known as AFLW. For the first time last year, women have begun to play Australian football professionally which has […]

How Can the Women’s Old Xavs Team Improve Their Skills

Aussie football is growing in popularity and is showing no signs of slowing down in the incoming years. Due to this increased popularity, many new football clubs have been formed and play against one another for the title of who has practised, trained and used their incredible footwork on the field to be declared the […]

July 1st Recap for the Old Xavs

It seems as if the beginning of July is proving to be a time where the Old Xavs are going through a variety of wins, losses, and new developments. While the teams are giving it their all though each game, no matter if they win or lose, at least they can say that they learned […]

Old Xaverians Women’ Team Falls Short

This season the WOX team has bee falling short on their wins compared to losses. Despite the team trying their hardest to play a strong game – something seems to be out of place which takes away from a win. Ranging from lack of coordination between players, key players gaining new injuries, or lack of […]

Old Xaverians Plays Amateur Football Combinations on Saturday

On a Saturday the Clapham Old Xaverians plays Amateur Football, which is one of Europe’s biggest adult football leagues. Currently, the club has five teams that are active with its first XI placed in the 2nd division of the Seniors. The teams play in and around the area of London, while the higher leagues travel […]

Senior Coach, James McDonald Leaves Old Xaverians

Established in 1923, the Old Xaverians Football Club remains the most successful in the VAFA and have won no less than 14 Victorian Amateur Football Association competitions. From 1923 to 1924, it was Dr Alan Keane that led the team through the difficult early years. Keane was the first ever to receive life membership, followed […]

Old Xaverians Club FC History Booklet Now Available

On Thursday the 7th of June, Old Xaverians FC announced that it still had a few of its booklets available created especially for the Club’s centenary season. The booklets offer readers a detailed summary of the history between 1892 to 1992 of the Old Xaverians Football Club. This is the period in which the club […]

Xavier College Turns 140

The story of Xavier College started after Bishop Goold invited Irish Jesuits to Melbourne so that they could run the St Patrick’s College, diocesan school of St Patrick’s College. When they arrived, it was found that the location for the school was not ideal for boarding of students. The foundation of the school was laid […]