Dagenham youngsters enjoy share of success during busy weekend of boxing action

PUBLISHED: 15:00 07 December 2017

Dagenham's George Landers in action against former Dagger Thomas Galbraith on the club's latest show

Dagenham's George Landers in action against former Dagger Thomas Galbraith on the club's latest show


Dagenham Boxing Club saw 19 of their members in action during a busy three-day spell at the weekend.

Dagenham's Tate O'Sullivan and Brentwood's Blue RichardsonDagenham's Tate O'Sullivan and Brentwood's Blue Richardson

The club staged their latest show at Live @ The Roundhouse last Friday, with 14 bouts covering all levels.

Tate O’Sullivan met Ant O’Donnell (White Hart Lane) in a skill sbout, as Teddy Carroll made his debut against Taylor Cox, also from the north London club.

Awais Khan shared the ring with James Marsland (Billericay & Wickford), before Harry Carter beat Fairbairn’s Eros Ferizolli on a split decision, after a fierce contest.

Kenny Coney lost to Jamie Hall (White Hart Lane) on unanimous points decision, while Mackenzie Kempton lost a split decision to Felix Doran (Banbury).

But Bailey Wallace beat Lola Hannant (Kent Gloves) on a split decision, before Sam Courage lost to Sam Mason (White Hart Lane) on unanimous points and Darren Mulcahy was edged out by Zakhir Makhani (Uni of Herts ABC) on a split decision.

George Landers beat ex-Dagger Thomas Gailbraith (West Ham) on a split decision after a very entertaining and closely fought contest between former sparring partners, to claim the best home boxer award.

And Tamas Gerics beat Sloan Sifflet (Uni of Herts ABC) on a unanimous decision on his debut, while Jonathan Camilleri used his height and reach well to beat George Nocks (Uni of Herts ABC) by the same margin.

Zain Sattar was stopped in the second round by Fairbairn’s Abubaker Akbari, after receiving a standing eight count, while Philip Owusu lost to Ed Dragisic (Holland Shore ABC) on unanimous points after a tough, closely fought contest.

Dagenham duo Billy Adams and Tariq Agius both booked their place in the final of the National Association of Boys & Girls Club Championships with impressive wins in Bristol last Saturday (see back page).

And Daggers schoolboy Tate O’Sullivan competed in his third skills bout on Sunday, in a rematch with Blue Richardson (Brentwood ABC) on the Brentwood club’s evening of boxing at Writtle Sports & Social Club, Chelmsford.

The pair had a memorable meeting in October at the Daggers Boxing Show and again gave another exciting, determined and skillful exhibition of amateur boxing.

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