Brisbane Courier 22 July 1918
St Laurence’s School, South Brisbane, and the residence of the Christian Brothers there, have been placed at the disposal of the health authorities. These will be used as headquarters for nurses, and will be utilised for patients if necessary, In the meantime the Christian Brothers at South Brisbane will take up residence at Gregory Terrace or at Nudgee College
The Brisbane Courier 6 May 1919
Brisbane Grammar School, 20 points; Church of England Grammar School, 18 points; The Southport School, 15 points; St. Joseph’s College, Nudgee, 10 points; Ipswich Grammar School, 3 points; Toowoomba Grammar School, 2 points; Brisbane Boys’ College, 1 point; Brisbane State High School, 1 point; St.Joseph’s College, Gregory-terrace,nil: St. Laurence’s School, nil.
Queensland Times 27 Mar 1926
The Queensland Rhodes Scholarship Committee selected James Charles Mahoney as Queensland Rhodes Scholar for 1928. He was born at Maryborough in September,1907, and possesses to an eminent degree the qualities of scholar and sport.
His preliminary education was obtained at his father’s school in Kingaroy. In April, 1921, he passed the State Scholarship examination,and later enrolled at St. Laurence’s Christian Brothers’ College, South Brisbane. He sat for the Junior Public Examination in November, 1923, for ten subjects, and obtained merits in nine, and a creditable passing the tenth. On his results in this examination, he was awarded the Byrnes Memorial Medal for 1923.
This medal is awarded annually to the candidate who, sitting this for the Junior Public examination’ for the first time, fulfils the conditions prescribed for the Junior Public Examination Certificate, and at the same time obtains the highest aggregate number of marks in the examination.
The Catholic Press 29 Nov 1928
At St. Laurence’s College.Green and white streamers, the colours of St. Laurence’s College, South Brisbane,decorated the Assembly Hall of the col-lege last evening, when the fourth of a series of dances was arranged to assistthe improvement fund. There were about250 persons at the entertainment, and dancing was enjoyed in the assembly hall, the class rooms being occupied by bridge players. Supper was served In the basement.
The Brisbane Courier 21 July 1933
The Courier Mail 19 Sept 1934
Eight records were broken and three others equalled at the Metropolitan Catholic Schools’ Association’s 3rd annual athletic meeting at tho Exhibition yesterday afternoon. St.Laurences College, South Brisbane,had a field day, annexing the Lambs’ Cup for the champion school, The Courier-Mail Shield for the senior division, and both the senior and junior sashes for champion athletes. St. James won the only other trophy,the T. C. Beirne Shield, for the junior division.
The Courier Mail 25 Sept 1936
The Advocate 25 Oct 1950
The Courier Mail 24 Sep 1952
The Courier Mail 22 Oct 1953
CURTAIN RAISER TO QLD vs BRITISH LIONS
BRISBANE EXHIBITION GROUND TUESDAY 2 JUNE 1959 – 6:30PM
MARIST COLLEGE ASHGROVE v ST LAURENCE’S COLLEGE
MARIST COLLEGE ASHGROVE
(Blue & Gold)
Three Quarters: T.POLLOCK, F.LANE, D.KAESE (v.captain), P.CHAN
Forwards: R.GRCMAN (Captain), A.MARSDEN, S.O’REILLY, R.HENZELL, T.RODGERS, J.TURNER, W.CURRIE, P.CALLAGHAN
Reserves: P. O’DONNELL, J.TAYLOR, B.HONAN, K.GABRIEL
ST. LAURENCE’S COLLEGE
(Black with Double gold V)
Three Quarters: L.TWEEDIE, W.PEARSON, A.TOBIN, R.GILBANK
Five-eight: D.KING (Captain)
Forwards: J.NUSS, R.CRONIN, J.HURLEY (v.captain), R.MARSH, B.FLANNERY, J.BLACKBURN, V.LUCKUS, M.BOHLSCHEID
Reserves: A.CARLTON, D.BROWN, K.TASKO, R.HOFFMAN
West End Magazine 9 Aug 2013
The College’s official colours used to be Green and White……..
Uniforms were Grey including the Blazer
The First XV jersey had 2 gold V’s on the front – a legacy from when the College played Rugby League
The College was part of the GPS system until the mid 1920’s. It was removed from the GPS competition because it could comply with the new requirements regarding the need for its own cricket pitch and oval.
The Annual SLC Athletics Carnival included egg and spoon and sack races.
The Annual SLC Athletics Carnival used to be held at the Brisbane Cricket Ground.Next