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The Australian National Boxing Hall of Fame has announced the new Inductees for the 2009 Induction Ceremony in Melbourne on Saturday night October 10. This is the first time Inductee have been publicly announced prior to the official Induction Ceremony.

 

Pioneers: BILL DOHERTY

Old Timers: DAVE SMITH & HUGHIE MEHEGAN

Veterans: BOBBY SINN & CLIVE STEWART

Moderns: HENRY NISSEN & TROY WATERS

Non Participants: WILLIAM LAWLESS & JOHN McDOUGALL

Honorary Internationals: TOMMY BURNS

Legend Status: LES DARCY

 

Also in 2009, it will be the first time an ANBHOF Inductee will be elevated to, Legend status. Not only is it a great honour to be inducted into your sports National Hall of Fame, it is an even bigger honour to become, a Legend. Legendary Les Darcy is the first recipient elevated to Legend status.