The court heard further evidence this afternoon regarding weapons allegedly in the hands of former star footballer Liam Jurrah on the night of March 7 last year. Niece Philomena White said he had a machete; cousin Daphne White said he had "a little iron"; cousin Ingrid White said he had a nulla nulla; aunty Freda Jurrah said he had "something"; cousin Lemiah Woods said he had a crowbar and at another stage, an axe. KIERAN FINNANE reports. EARLIER STORIES.
During the Eighties, I dialed 000 one night as half a dozen young men were left lying, stabbed with flagon shards when a fight broke out on a dance floor that I regularly promoted, so imagine my droll reaction when seated in the Todd Mall last Saturday, as I saw a young bloke carrying one of the new "33% more" empties. I said to my friend, “he’s carrying a weapon.” Within seconds and metres from our table, he smashed it over the head of another bloke, who pulled a knife. Simultaneously, a middle-aged woman came up to our table and held the stump of an amputated hand in my face while chopping at it with the other hand. In a comment piece, RUSSELL GUY reflects on the opportunity of Saturday's council election to put an end to the bigger is better mentality in the availability of alcohol. IMAGE: The new "Peel off here" - "33% more" sticker on the trendy new bottle.