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Fighting Father Dave on Outlook (BBC World Service)

I had hoped that when a larger-than-life portrait of myself in my boxing gear appeared in the middle of the Sydney CBD (see my mural story) that it might lead to me getting a high-profile boxing match. Well … nothing so far. … Continue reading

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Fighting Father Dave to Attempt Guinness World Record – Blitz Magazine

Anglican parish priest Father Dave Smith, 50, is taking the good fight to a new level as he attempts the Guinness World Record for the greatest number of continuous rounds of boxing. On Sunday 1 April, Father Dave will leave … Continue reading

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Meet a Priest with a Punch – The Courier June 14th, 1994

by Brian Morgan What has fists of steel, a kick like a mule, the head of a fox and a heart of gold? Answer — Fighting Father Dave, the black belt who is throwing down the gauntlet to the “problem … Continue reading

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Believing In The Future – Valley Times August 9th, 2005

A CHARITY concert has been organised to raise money for the youth work of Duiwich Hill’s Father Dave B. Smith. also known as Fighting Father Dave. Called ‘Rock On For Life: Believe’, the concert promises something for everyone with a … Continue reading

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A Community Father Figure – The Torch: August 29th, 2007

by Jeanette Stephen ‘Fighting Father Dave ‘ reflects on importance of good role model REVEREND David Smith is considered a father figure to many. The man known widely as Fightirig Father Dave throughout the area will begin his Father’s Day … Continue reading

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