Billy Hardy guest of honour at Ashington Boxing Club

Ashington Amateur Boxing Club held their end-of-season presentation with guest of honour Billy Hardy.

Hardyis an ex-professional boxer and belt holder who also fought Prince Nazeem Hamed for a title.

Hardy was a great inspiration to the young boxers of the club as he gave advice.

Hardy presented numerous trophies with special mentions to Steven Prescott and William Spalding who shared most dedicated award and Daryle Jobling and Kaylum Sproat who shared the best fight award.

Best overall boxer for 2013-2014 went to Josh Johnstone and new Ashington boxer Daryle Jobling was presented with a pair of golden gloves for her achievement of becoming National Champion.

The boxers and future boxers of the club thanked Billy Hardy for giving up his time to present the awards and special mention went to Alan Buller as the head coach at Ashington ABC for the effort that he puts into running the club as a volunteer.