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doctrine2 - use custom query getter

I'm using Symfony2 and Doctrine2. How would I go about using a different query for a get method? (poorly worded, let me explain)

i.e. I have an application entity, this has a one to many relation with Version

so in my application entity I have:

 * Get versions
 * @return Doctrine\Common\Collections\Collection 
public function getVersions()
    return $this->versions;

This is all good, however, how can I implement a method, such as

getCurrentVersion, where I perform a simple query, such as:

SELECT v.* FROM version WHERE application_id = 1 AND current = 1

and so in a twig template, I can do:

{% for application in applications %}
   Name : {{ application.name }}
   Current Version: {{ application.getCurrentVersion }}
{% endfor %}

Any help is much appreciated.

p.s. if i'm going about this wrong, please enlighten me.


EDIT: http://www.doctrine-project.org/docs/orm/2.1/en/reference/limitations-and-known-issues.html#join-columns-with-non-primary-keys Seriously?!

EDIT, I really don't want to do this, it is unnecessary and resourcefully wasteful:

public function getCurrentVersion
   foreach($this->versions as $version)
        return $version;


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