Lively Luke is the star of the show

LUKE SAUNDERS won on points against Khaliq Miah of Northolt, and collected the best home boxer award on the West Ham show, staged at the East Ham WMC on Friday night. Classy Saunders gave a fine display as he controlled the contest from the centre of the

LUKE SAUNDERS won on points against Khaliq Miah of Northolt, and collected the best home boxer award on the West Ham show, staged at the East Ham WMC on Friday night.

Classy Saunders gave a fine display as he controlled the contest from the centre of the ring, countering and attacking to take victory.

West Ham's former England representative, Jack Herbert, having his first contest in nearly a year, won on points against former NACYP champion Mick Murnane of Vange & Pitsea.

Herbert used his height and reach advantages to good effect to take the victory in a well-fought contest.

Douglas Doherty won on points against Abdul Fazil of Waltham Forest. Talented Doherty boxed well on the back foot to take victory in another well-matched contest.

Also winning for the Hammers, was stylish Billy Andrews won on points against Brandon Fagan of Cheshunt while Jimmy Shepherd won on points against Ellis O'Brien of Vange & Pitsea

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Sam Hill made his West Ham debut at the show with a points victory against Aaron Brown of Waltham Forest

Eleven-year-old Hammer Joe Walder also made his debut with a points win against Ashley Davenport of Moneyfields, Portsmouth.

The entertaining contest saw both boys give their all, but it was Walder's cleaner punches that earned him the nod from the judges.

Jay Pjetri forced the night's only stoppage victory with a third-round win against Mark Philpot of Bishop's Stortford, while Quhey Saunders looked unlucky to lose on a majority points decision to Billy Polkinghorn of Southend.

WEST HAM'S Charlie Driscoll wears England colours at a round-robin tournament in Ireland from October 29 until November 2.

A SIX-STRONG squad of West Ham boxers head for Hull for a tournament against Yorkshire rivals at the weekend.

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