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The Olympics are on very soon Old Boys and our own five-time OB Olympian, Pietro Figlioli (2001), will be leading Italy in their quest for Gold.

An Ashgrove man always, last year Pietro very generously sent a video (decked out in his Ashgrove gear) encouraging support for the Champagnat Trust.

But the pressure is really on entering the Olympics given Italy’s shock 10-8 semi-final loss to the USA in the World League Super Finals. A very controversial red card tipped the match. But then again, we all know Ashgrove boys eat pressure for breakfast.

One thing is for sure, that Australia v Italy Olympic Final should be one for the ages. Stay tuned as we keep tabs on Pietro’s progress. All of the Ashgrove Community’s best wishes are with you, Pietro. Viriliter Age !