Liahm is a features writer based in Burnie, Tasmania. His writing focuses on the human side of combat sports, painting a full picture of the athletes we see from the stands or on our tv screens. In 2017, he was published in The Footy Almanac.
Olympic boxing has log been the proving ground for many young athletes. We preview this year’s competition before the first bell on July 24, covering competition structure, the main storylines and Australia’s medal prospects in Tokyo.
This year’s Dreamtime match has taken on another meaning, as the fixture is set to be played in Perth on Noongar Country. Whadjuk Land to be exact. Since his debut in the 2006 Dreamtime game, Jarrad Oakley-Nicholls has found an outlet for his passion for Aboriginal empowerment.