Lowestoft Lions fight night boosts boxing club

Lowestoft Lions President Robin Smith recently presented a cheque for £1,200 to Lowestoft Amateur Bo

Lowestoft Lions President Robin Smith recently presented a cheque for £1,200 to Lowestoft Amateur Boxing Club. Picture: Mick Howes - Credit: Archant

Young boxers, who put on a fine display at a gentleman's boxing dinner, have been rewarded by a donation towards the running costs of their club.

Lowestoft Lions President Robin Smith recently presented a cheque for £1,200 to Lowestoft Amateur Boxing Club from the proceeds of the annual boxing dinner held at Pontins Holiday Centre, Pakefield.

Jack Bacon, 12, accepted the donation on behalf of the Boxing Club. He will be taking to the ring in the Schools Championships quarter finals against an opponent from London at Chadwell on May 14.

Head coach Colin Stephenson expressed his gratitude for the support shown by the Lions Club. He said: 'The boxing dinner is always a good evening. There were nine well-fought bouts included two skills demonstration to entertain the 258 diners present.

'The cash raised by the Lions would be used to meet the running costs, insurance and upkeep of the premises in Herring Fisheries Score.'


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