Birthday girl's numbers game

WHEN Casino's Tayla Dwyer gets ready for her birthday party today you can bet she'll be dressed to the nines.

In fact, this girl's favourite number is nine, and it's no wonder considering her birth date.

Born on the ninth day of the ninth month, in birthing suite number nine in Brisbane's Mater Hospital, Tayla is set to turn nine years old after 9am this morning.

While the active young lady has plenty of puff, as is evident in the way she can ride her 70cc motorbike, she says she might not have quite enough to blow out all nine candles.

Tayla's dad, Kevin, says the numbers game somewhat runs in the family, with one of Tayla's brothers born on the second day of the second month, and the other brother born on the fourth day of the fourth month.

The entire family moved to Casino two years ago to be closer to Tayla's mum's family, the Mortimers. Tayla's mum Tracey has a brother Wayne who plays soccer for the Italo Stars.

“My uncle's always in The Northern Star,” she says.



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