Tag: boxing

Wishing Boxers Best of Luck

On Sunday past local lad Rhys Mccrae was fighting at the Barrhead western district show against the Scottish novice champion. This now cements Rhys a place in this weekends Scottish intermediate Boxing championships along with the club’s other fighter, Callum Bell. Here’s wishing them the very best of luck!

Jacob knocks them sideways

It was the largest and most important bout of his life so far, but High Blantyre teenager Jacob Naismith has done himself and Blantyre proud, by winning his semi final Boxing fight Earlier today, Saturday 18th June 2022, Jacob won a semi-final in the British Boxing Championships, his first time in a Scotland vest and […]

Jacob on the Winners Podium!

Blantyre lad, Jacob Naismith (13) of O’Neills Boxing Club has put Blantyre firmly on the map by winning the Scottish Schoolboy Boxing Championships!! The former St Blanes pupil, now at St. John Ogilvie School won the semi finals last week and progressed on to the finals at Ravenscraig. At the exciting match came to a […]

Well done Kyle Downie!

A story about success next! High Blantyre man, Kyle Downie (20) won his first professional fight in Wishaw. Ahead of the fight on his birthday, Kyle was delighted to receive a signed photo from boxer, Joshua Taylor wishing him all the very best. All his family and friends are very proud. Kyle’s gran who sent […]

Jacob Naismith Wins Again!

A pupil from Saint Blane’s Primary School has got the boxing season off to a “punchy start!” Blantyre’s Jacob Naismith (11), who boxes for O’Neils ABC has had a marvellous, successful year so far. Already in 2020, over five weekends worth of contests, he has managed to win the Scottish intermediates at 35.5kg which took […]

Boxing Club Seeks Premises

A Blantyre Boxing Club has put out a plea for some assistance. The Blantyre Miners Boxing Club was based in the community resource centre, which as you may know was destroyed by fire in November 2017. The club still don’t have permanent premises of their own and have been using a ‘distant’ hall and O’Neills […]