Five wins from six for boxers

NEWBIGGIN Boxing Club had five wins from six fights last weekend.

The only setback was a controversial one between Jimmy Tyers and Darlington’s Thomas Nicholson.

Newbiggin’s winners were Billy Sankey, Joe Tyers, Alex Rayne, Brandon Singer and Lewis Scott.

Next up is a return fight for Rayne at Hartlepool this week, then on Saturday, April 7, Tyers and Keiran Robertson start their Junior ABA championship campaign at Newbiggin Sports Centre.

Newbiggin hosts the National Senior ABA semi-finals this Saturday at the Newbiggin Sports Centre.

It is expected to be a sell out as Tyne Tees Wear have, for the first time in history, 11 through out of the 13 weights.

Doors open 7pm, boxing starts around 7.30pm.