NAROOMA police officer Senior Constable Scott Wharfe has been selected to compete in the NSW Police Legacy Boxing Competition.
He will travel to Sydney on the weekend for the assessment day where he spar against another police officer chosen to match his boxing ability.
There will be a live cross by the Channel 9 Weekend Today program when Police Legacy Boxing ambassador and businessman Mark Bouris will face off against Inspector Chris Schilt, president of NSW Police Boxing, in an exhibition match.
The assessment day will see more than 100 competitors reduced to 40 who will box in the main event on September 20.
Scott has been training for at least six weeks for the assessment and his daughter Annabelle is also travelling up to assist in his corner.
They will return to Narooma on Sunday morning to host a NSW Police Legacy fundraising day at O’Briens Hotel during the Daniel Geale fight that will be broadcast from 11am when $2 raffle tickets will be sold in the big Blue Ribbon Raffle.
Scott has the support of both the top and bottom pub in Narooma who have agreed to sponsor and help out Police Legacy.
The raffle and boxing competition are raising funds for NSW Police Legacy and the statewide PCYC program.
The Far South Coast PCYC branch meanwhile is excited to offer its first activity in Narooma when boxing exercise classes start this Friday.
PCYC boxing fitness:
Every Friday from 5.30pm to 6.30pm at the Narooma Sports and Leisure Centre commencing this Friday, July 25.
Class is suitable for males and females over 14 years old.
Cost is $15 for the first session includes membership fee, cotton inners and class fee, and then $10 per sessions thereafter.
All other equipment supplied.
For more information, contact Andrew on 0417 662 74.