BRIGHTON Robins played New Norfolk Eagles at home in round 9 and we knew it was going to be a tough game as we hadn’t beaten them in 16 years.
As luck would happen, legendary champion boxer Anthony Mundine coincidentally spent the day with the Brighton Tigers Boxing Club and with only a small amount of organising, club president Peter Spotswood was able to secure Anthony to come and give a short talk to our players before the game. We would like to thank the boxing club and Anthony for spending this time with our team as we came away victorious on the day. Continue reading “Champion boxer motivates Robins get over the line”
THE July general meeting of the Local Government Association of Tasmania supported Brighton’s motion to lobby Parliament to expand the terms of reference of the proposed Joint Select Committee Review into gaming in Tasmania to consider banning electronic gaming machines outside the State’s two casinos. Continue reading “Local government takes a stand on pokies”
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.
GAGEBROOK Primary School, local volunteers and community members in partnership with Red Cross banded together recently to restore the school’s Aboriginal wall to its original state. The project, as part of national Reconciliation Week, was undertaken to save the wall from further disrepair, and with respect to the Aboriginal knowledge, history and Aboriginal elders. The mural was painted by artist Tina Burton 18 years ago.
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.