BIG TOUR­NA­MENTS

There are key com­pe­ti­tions tak­ing place in the UK this week

Boxing News - - AMATEURS -

THIS week key tour­na­ments are tak­ing place across the coun­try. On Thurs­day (De­cem­ber 6) the GB cham­pi­onships take place in Sh­effield. 10 bouts put the win­ners of this year’s Elite Three Na­tions against a GB boxer. Any of the chal­lengers who de­feat a GB boxer win glory and a trial with the Olympic squad.

The Line up is as fol­lows: Women: Youth 51kgs Chloe Wat­son (GB) vs Sim­ran Kaur (Eng­land); 51kgs Stephanie Ker­nachan (Scot­land) vs He­len Jones (Wales), 57kgs Raven Chap­man (GB) vs Vic­to­ria Glover (Scot­land); 60kgs Han­nanh Robin­son (Eng­land) vs Shan­ice James (Eng­land); 69kgs Omarah Tay­lor (GB) v Laura Stevens (Eng­land); 75kgs Kerry Davies (GB) vs Elena Narozan­ski (Eng­land); Men: 52kgs Kiaran Mac­don­ald (GB) vs Matthew Mchale (Scot­land); 64kgs Sean Spence (Scot­land) vs El­liott Whale (Eng­land); 69kgs Har­ris Ak­bar [in­set] (GB) vs Tyler Jolly (Scot­land): 75kgs Lewis Richard­son (GB) vs Ramtin Musah (Eng­land); 81kgs Ge­orge Crotty (GB) vs Pa­trick Allen-cripps (Eng­land); 91&kg Court­ney Ben­net (Eng­land) vs Mitchell Bar­ton (Scot­land). Box­ing starts at 7.30pm at the EIS, Co­leridge Road, S9 5DA. Tick­ets avail­able here: www. tick­ets­di­rect.org.uk/gbchamps and on the door.

OVER the week­end, from De­cem­ber 8-9, Eng­land Box­ing hold the in­au­gu­ral Women’s Win­ter Box Cup, which takes place at the Ge­orge H Car­nall Cen­tre, Urm­ston, Manch­ester (M41 7FJ). The event has at­tracted more than 180 women and girls of vary­ing ages and abil­i­ties to box across 18 di­vi­sions.

It is de­signed to in­spire more women and girls to take an in­ter­est in box­ing, while si­mul­ta­ne­ously giv­ing those who have en­tered an ex­tra op­por­tu­nity to com­pete do­mes­ti­cally. Box­ing starts at 11am on each day.

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