Tag Archive: Boxing

Another win for Geraldton PCYC boxing club

August 8, 2019 11:45 am

Geraldton PCYC Boxing Coach Faycal ‘Mehdi’ Mechiche triumphantly returned from the Boxing WA Silver and Golden Gloves Championships in Perth last weekend, crowned winner of the 69kg Silver Gloves Senior category. Mr Mechiche beat three boxers in his division to take out the top spot, after only his third fight… Continue Reading

Geraldton PCYC boxing club packs a punch

May 29, 2019 10:15 am

Geraldton PCYC Boxing Club is now Boxing WA registered, has accredited coaches and is now participating in in competitive boxing events. The expansion of the club is all thanks to funding from the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (DLGSC), as part of the Targeted Participation Program. Since… Continue Reading

Premier drops in to congratulate Northam PCYC boxers

April 2, 2019 1:28 pm

The Premier, Mark McGowan dropped in to Northam PCYC to congratulate the centres STRYKA fight team on their recent success at the WA state novice boxing titles over the weekend of 23rd – 24th March 2019. The team picked up two gold and two silver medals at the titles. The… Continue Reading

Bunbury Boxer back to inspire local kids

March 8, 2019 2:20 pm

Nathaniel “Cheeky” May stopped by Bunbury PCYC to meet a handful of lucky community members on Friday, 8 March 2019. After being welcomed back to Bunbury with open arms, the champion boxer met with those involved in the Breakaway Aboriginal Corporation’s Friday Night – Fun For Families program. May signed autographs and… Continue Reading

Subiaco Tigers Wrestling Club at the WA State Championships

December 10, 2018 11:20 am

Subiaco PCYC Wrestlers competed at the Western Australian State Championships on Sunday, 2nd December, leaving with an impressively large stack of medals. “Not unexpected!” says head coach Chris Samios, who has been volunteering his time and experience for 38 years at PCYC. The Wrestlers from Subiaco train hard every week,… Continue Reading

$50,000 in Community Grants for WA PCYC

June 11, 2018 3:18 pm

WA PCYC centres in Fremantle, Gosnells, Kensington, Northam and Rockingham each received $10,000 grants as part of the Commonwealth Bank Community Grants program. 13,000 current and retired bank employees donated a portion of their income to the program. Commonwealth Bank contributes up to $2m each year. This year, Commonwealth Bank… Continue Reading

WA PCYC equipment boost from Lotterywest

June 5, 2018 11:08 am

Minister for Police, Hon. Michelle Roberts, MLA presented the WA Police and Community Youth Centres (PCYC) with a Lotterywest grant of $122,000 at Northam PCYC on 30 May 2018. The grant will provide a range of equipment allowing for the delivery of recreational activities and diversionary programs for youth and youth… Continue Reading

$10,000 worth of Boxing Funding for Geraldton PCYC

May 30, 2018 3:28 pm

Geraldton PCYC will receive $10,000 worth of funding from the State Government through the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (DLGSC) to go towards their Boxing program, as part of their Targeted Participation Program Funding. The Targeted Participation Program provides funding to support organisations to promote the participation… Continue Reading

Community Grant for Kensington PCYC

May 14, 2018 1:09 pm

Kensington Police and Community Youth Centre (PCYC) has received a $10,000 grant as part of the Commonwealth Bank Community Grants program. The grant will contribute to the restoration of the outdoor basketball courts at the centre, and the delivery of youth activities such as boxing. Upgraded facilities will allow local… Continue Reading