THE three-time former world champ Anthony ‘the man’ Mundine was a special guest at the Brighton Boxing club early last month thanks to Grant (Tassie) Brown.
It was inspiring for so many boxers and the local community, and even getting the Brighton Footy Club to a great win over New Norfolk with his words of wisdom just moments before they took to the field to defeat Mathew Smith’s red,white and black army. Continue reading “Mundine makes his mark at Brighton”
THE Brighton community is fortunate to have one of the best horse training facilities in the State, therefore it’s little wonder that half of the young harness drivers selected in the recent Youngbloods Series live in Brighton and use this great facility.
BRIGHTON’S 16-year-old Alice Randall has literally walked her way into race walking history. After coming third in the national race walking championships in Canberra recently, Alice has returned to discover she is now ranked fourth in the world in her age group over three kilometres.
THE Brighton Robins are welcoming everyone to the 2016 Southern Football League season.
It’s been a busy off season in the Robins Nest as we look to continue the improvement shown by the club over the past few seasons. This year we welcome several new faces to the club’s committee: president, Peter Spotswood; vice president, Phil Dodge; secretary, Leesa Shaw; function coordinator, Leanne Spotswood. We also have many familiar faces returning for another year: vice president, Chris Goodluck; treasurer, Garry Arnold; committee members,Bronwyn Young and Brendan Parker
Over the past few months the club has hosted many events, weddings, birthdays and school functions. If you are looking for a venue in the Brighton area, contact us and talk to our friendly staff about what we can do for you.
FORMER Brighton Council junior citizen of the year, Brody Wylie has gained selection in the Australian team to compete at the Vaa World Sprint Championships in outrigger canoeing.
The World Championships are the highest level of competition that can be reached for outrigger canoeing. They are held every two years and this year are being held next month in Queensland on the Sunshine Coast.
ALMOST 100 members and guests witnessed Rene Hidding, Minister for Police and Emergency Management and Infrastructure, deliver the first official bowl on the Brighton Bowls & Community Club’s new artificial green, after declaring it officially open on late last month.