Aca­cia gets Eng­land call-up

Middleton Guardian - - SPORT - BOX­ING SHELDAN KEAY

ACA­CIA Bar­ron has been cel­e­brat­ing af­ter she was se­lected to rep­re­sent Eng­land at the EUBC Euro­pean Schools Box­ing Cham­pi­onships.

Aca­cia has been re­warded for her im­pres­sive per­for­mances in­side the ring over the past few months, and she is just one of three girls who have been cho­sen to rep­re­sent Eng­land at the event in Bul­garia in May.

She trains at the Peo­ple’s Gym in Hey­wood with coaches Kieran Far­rell and Nathan Far­rell, and she has also been hon­ing her skills by train­ing along­side Eng­land and Great Bri­tain coaches over the past six months.

Kieran Far­rell said: “The club is de­lighted Aca­cia has been se­lected for the Euro­pean com­pe­ti­tion. We are all very proud of her and this is just the start of big things in the fu­ture.”

Aca­cia has al­ready had plenty of suc­cess in her box­ing ca­reer al­ready, hav­ing won the Na­tional School­girl Cham­pi­onships back in May 2017.

Aca­cia Bar­ron pic­tured with coach Nathan Far­rell

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