Published:
September 1, 2017
Photos: Awards evening at Highbridge's King Alfred Boxing Club

Boxers at King Alfred Amateur Boxing Club in Highbridge have celebrated their latest achievements at a special presentation evening.

Approximately 56 boxers and their families filled the function room of The Coopers in Market Street this week for the event to recognis their work of the last two years.

"Ages ranged from the youngest boxer aged 8 to the seniors and coaches over 18s," said a spokesman. "This is no longer a boys-only sport and girls were well represented, and their achievements recognised."

"The Club wishes to attract volunteers to help run the Club and also additional committee members. The Club meets three nights a week from 6.30pm to 8pm on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays while the committee meets four times a year."

He added: "The club would like to thank Mr and Mrs Penfold for their generous donation of £100 for the superb supper provided by the Landlord and Landlady of The Coopers, and thank you to them for the spread which was truly excellent."

The awards were presented to:

KID GLOVES: Morgan Fear, Georgia Preston, Kru Parkinson, Mason Stewart, Daisy Penfold, Harvey Martin, Harry Bajona, Ewan Harrison, Jonathan Boundy, Joe Rutter, Sid Kingston, Buddy Brooker, Max

GREEN GLOVES: David Dickson, Ben Day

HOOKS AND UPPER-CUTS: Joel Kingston, Brandon Keen, Dave Whinston

BEST KID GLOVES: Harvey Martin

THE COURAGE TROPHIES: Joel Kingston, Kru Parkinson, Harry Bajona

THE KEEN TROPHY: Daisy Penfold

BEST NEWCOMER: Mason Stewart

BEST CLUB MEMBER: Damian Nash

BEST PROSPECT: Brandon Keen

FOR PERSEVERANCE: Ewan Harrison

BEST FEMALE CLUB MEMBER: Kath Withers

BEST YOUTH BOXER: Damian Nash

BEST SENIOR: Dave Whinston

If you feel you could contribute to the fulfilling work of the club, contact 07525146495.

 


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