Ni­cholas wins Open gold

Rutherglen Reformer - - Sports -

A young Cam­bus­lang boxer won a gold medal at the School and Ju­nior Scot­tish Open Cham­pi­onships.

Ni­cholas Devlin, 14, who boxes out of O’Neils Am­a­teur Box­ing Club, took the top prize at Raven­scraig Sports Fa­cil­ity, Mother­well on March 13.

The Cathkin High pupil, who won Scot­land’s only medal in last year’s Euro­pean School­boy Cham­pi­onships in Rus­sia, took the 48kg ti­tle af­ter de­feat­ing Ryan Car­lin of Kier Hardy ABC.

Ni­cholas has now won gold medals in the Scot­tish, Western District, and Scot­tish In­ter­me­di­ate Cham­pi­onships and won bronze at the Bri­tish Cham­pi­onships.

Ris­ing star Ni­cholas, who trains three times a week at O’Neil’s gym in Cam­bus­lang, also trains reg­u­larly over week­ends at train­ing camps with the Scot­tish na­tional team.

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