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.
THE Glenorchy Knights Football (Soccer) Club is doing great things in the Northern Suburbs to promote the game of soccer and creating opportunities for junior players.
One initiative of the Glenorchy Knights this season was to invite junior clubs in the northern suburbs to attend PS4 Victory League games at their KGV home games in Glenorchy.
Junior players from Brighton Junior Soccer Club and Derwent United Football Club recently attended these games. The players walked side by side with senior players onto the pitch and stood with them while they were introduced to supporters attending the game. They were also allowed to act as ball retrievers during the game and get to play a small-sided game on the ground at half time in front of supporters.
MORE $8,900 has been granted to the Bridgwater Police and Community Youth Club (PCYC) to operate a youth fitness and health program, and purchase four new exercise bikes, thanks to the MyState Foundation 2015 grants program.
Bridgewater PCYC CEO Senior Constable Bryon Howard said the youth health and fitness program aimed to change the lives of young people in a practical manner, with a vision to break the cycle of intergenerational poor health outcomes in the local area.
BRIDGEWATER PCYC Judo Club has had a busy first half of the year with training and competitions, our first competition for the year was Devonport Open with our club coming home with two gold, seven silver and one bronze followed by the Tasmanian titles held in Ulverstone which saw us bring home three gold, two silver and three bronze — a fantastic effort!