2017 Laffo’s Long Lunch

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31 May, 2017

St John’s College is delighted to confirm that tickets are on sale for the 2017 Laffo’s Long Lunch.

Don’t miss what will truly be a unique and entertaining afternoon in the lead up to the Wallabies v Scotland in celebration of Matt Laffan and the Scholarship that bears his name at St John’s College. 

The event details are follows:

Thursday, 15 June 2017

Doltone House at Tattersall’s Club

181 Elizabeth Street, Sydney

Matt LaffanMatt was a talented lawyer with the Department of Public Prosecutions, tireless campaigner for those with disabilities, Sydney Lord Mayor aspirant and a proud and loyal Johnsmen. He lived his 38 years with a severe disability called diastrophic displasia. While Matt was confined to a wheelchair he never let his disabilities get in his way.  St John’s College provided many unique and enriching experiences for Matt where he made countless lifelong friends. 

Matt’s obituary, written by Former Wallaby and author Peter FitzSimons, provides testament of what a remarkable man he was.

2017 marks the ninth Laffo’s Long Lunch and the collective proceeds from these annual events have supported three young people with disabilities attend St John’s College.  

Tickets are available to purchase here.