Devon boxers to star on Chirnside bill

Chirnside Boxing Show'Mark Watson v Danny Burke
Chirnside Boxing Show'Mark Watson v Danny Burke

Chirnside Boxing Club are preparing to stage their third show since reforming this weekend.

The show will be held at the Volunteer Hall inDuns on Sunday, starting at 1pm, and it promises to be another afternoon of frantic action.

There are 14 bouts on the card, featuring 12 local fighters, and also including an exhibition bout from Chirnside’s own Michael Black.

He will take on an opponent from the Millennium Club in Stranraer, a coach, who has a female competitor on the bill, taking on an opponent from Liverpool.

A feature of the show will be the inclusion of four boxers from the Heart of Devon Club, based in Torquay.

There will also be two competitors from Liverpool, plus fighters from Stranraer, Dunfermline, Dundee, Stirling and the Lothian ABC in Haddington.

Local fighters on the card include: Ethan Sinton, Jack Grant, Edward Varey, Caitlin Black, Marcus Outram, Bailee Noon, Robbie White, Mitchell Barton, Sean Phillips, Ben Grant, Lewis Noon and Mark Watson.

They include six East District Champions, plus Bailee Noon who is a Scottish Intermediate Champion and a silver medalist at the Scottish Open, and Watson, whois the current Scottish Open Champion.

Four members of Chirnside Boxing Club were involved in bouts at Jackton ABC show in East Kilbride on Saturday. Three of the young fighters - Bailee Noon, Ben Grant and Mark Watson - all won their contests, but unfortunately Jack Grant lost out to his opponent.

Noon was also awarded the ‘Best Boxer of the Night’ award.

The boys were assisted on the night by coaches Kevin Noon and Michael Blaikie.

A week earlier three Chirnside boxers - Bailee Noon, Thomas Douglas and Mitchell Barton - travelled to Dundee to take part in the Lochee show.

Noon and Barton, who was making his ring debut, both won on unanimous points decisions, whilst Douglas took part in an exhibition bout.