Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Beefing It Up on a Toy Horse

Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Beefing It Up on a Toy Horse

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PAUL APPELKAMP

paul.appelkamp@northernstar.com.au

THE CONTENDERS

DAN NICHOLSON

GEORGE CLARK

HARLEY RICHARDS

RUSSELL MARCHMANT

CHRIS SKINNER

CHRIS DEVINE

AT FIRST, Casino local Daniel Nicholson wasn't sure if he had the looks to oust abuffeda contestants in the Mr Beef competition.

On Saturday night at Casino RSM, the 21-year-old soccer player was up against four tough rugby league men, so he tried to get the crowd onside by making them laugh.

In front of several hundred people and with amusing props, Mr Nicholson confidently took to the stage dancing to the song Save a Horse, Ride a Cowboy.

aI had one of those toy horses you get when you're a kid, but this one was a unicorn, and I had abs drawn on and some pants with velcro in them so I could rip them straight off,a he said.

Mr Nicholson said he had a few drinks to loosen up before the contest.

aI genuinely don't remember the entire first song. …

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