NZ Truth , Issue 317, 22 July 1911, Page 3
The fight for the light-weight •championship of Australia between Hughie Meeghan and Mark Higglns was set down for last Monday m Melbourne, but the cable has been silent on the result. There are several schools of, stoush m Christchurch, but the Sports Club doesn't mean to run short of recruits, and is going to engage Victoria Hall for the purpose of teaching the young idea how to punch m an effective way. The eight competitions to be held this season will not include .novice events, so the club is making this provision to enable them .to get used to the ring. The elimination bouts to discover a champion to beat Bill Lang are soon to start m Sydney, under the management of the newly formed .Sydney Self Defence and Sports Ltd. The first of the series will be the match between the big Tasmanian, Bill* Turner, and Jack Howard, of Sydney. Should Squires by any fluke beat Lang m Brisbane on August 9, the "Boshter" will, of course, be matched with the new "hope."