Trio help land another record for boxing club

NEWBIGGIN Boxing Club achieved another record in its 26-year history.

At Liverpool last weekend, the club had three winners out of three in the schoolboy national quarter finals.

This means that for the first time ever, Newbiggin has three boxers in the National semi final this weekend at Wakefield.

Last year’s National champion and three nations champion, Kai Hume was first up for Newbiggin against Hall Green’s Harvey Ainsworth. He dominated from the first bell and stormed to a comfortable points victory.

Joe Tyers was next against Normanton’s unbeaten, Charlie Pearson. After a 50-50 first round, Tyers took control with some classy boxing skill. He comfortably outpointed his opponent.

Ben Rees had it all to do after seeing his team mates both achieve convincing victories. He took on William Perry’s Liam Gould.

Rees started fast, forcing a count in the first round. The doctor was called to assess some eye damage but the fight continued. The second round was a copy of the first with Rees forcing yet another count and another visit by the ringside doctor.

The same again in the third round proved too much for Gould who was stopped after taking a third count.

The three boxers will have no time to rest, as they travel to Wakefield at the weekend for the National semi finals.

Joe Tyers takes on Cleckheaton’s Callum Grace, Kai Hume will box one his previous victims James Kimberley of Sandygate, and Ben Rees will be up against the very capable Harris Akbar of Bradford Police.