Search

No time for Rhys to get ring rusty

PUBLISHED: 15:18 25 March 2009 | UPDATED: 13:30 24 August 2010

DALE Youth Club's Rhys Roser has an opportunity to bounce back straight away after the disappointment of his defeat in the National Association of Boys Clubs Championships on Monday...

DALE Youth Club's Rhys Roser has an opportunity to bounce back straight away after the disappointment of his defeat in the National Association of Boys' Clubs Championships on Monday.

Roser went down 7-1 to the experienced Damon Jones (West Leeds) in the Class A under-63kg final at Nottingham, but will be back in the ring this weekend.

The 15-year-old is one of several Dale Youth boxers who will contest the opening round of the junior ABA Championships at All Stars ABC, Harrow Road, on Saturday.

Reflecting on the scoreline, Dale Youth trainer Steve Newland said: "It was much closer than that. He could be sitting there thinking about it, but instead he'll be straight back in, which is good.

"Rhys made some mistakes which he's going to put right. But he's made massive strides and I've no doubt he can go back and beat that kid in the final of the junior ABAs."

Roser delivered some good backhands to the body during the opening round and took a 1-0 lead, but Jones seized control from then on and landed most of the shots.

It was the club's third defeat in a national final this month, following recent reverses for both Sean Robinson and Andrew Smith in the National Schools' Championships.

0 comments

Latest Kilburn & Brent Sports News

08:00

Stones slugged it our with Bath in a feisty goalless draw at Twerton Park on Saturday where both sides had a man sent off.

Saturday, September 23, 2017

QPR boss Ian Holloway revealed he dropped Kazenga LuaLua for the 0-0 draw against Burton for failing to turn up on time for training on Friday.

Saturday, September 23, 2017

QPR maintained their unbeaten record at home in the Sky Bet Championship this season with a goalless draw against Burton at Loftus Road.

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Middlesex seamer Toby Roland-Jones is set to miss England’s winter Ashes after scans confirmed he has a stress fracture in his back.

Friday, September 22, 2017

Middlesex skipper Adam Voges is tipping county team-mate Steven Finn to be part of the England selection shake-up for this winter’s Ashes tour to Australia after bowling the county to the brink of first division safety in the Specsavers County Championship top flight thisweek.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Middlesex’s Steven Finn was delighted to deliver a matchwinning spell in their County Championship clash against Lancashire at Lord’s.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Former Harrow Borough youngster agrees three-month loan deal with National League club

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Forgotten England paceman Steven Finn returned his first five-wicket championship haul since April 2014 to steer Middlesex to a crucial 36-run win over Lancashire with a day to spare at Lord’s.

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most read Kilburn sport

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Brent & Kilburn Times
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now