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

18:48

QPR manager Ian Holloway was unhappy with referee Darren England’s decision to award Aston Villa’s all-important penalty after Jack Robinson used his hand to block Robert Snodgrass’ shot.

17:33

Albert Adomah scored twice for Aston Villa as they came from behind to beat Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road.

08:21

England’s women made a losing start to their Hockey World League final campaign in New Zealand overnight.

07:00

London’s most talented cross-country runners will be out in force when the 2018 London Youth Games gets underway this weekend.

Yesterday, 16:00

Rs suffered defeat at Nottingham Forest on last outing in league

Yesterday, 12:00

Leyton Orient will have a new face, or should that be faces, in the dugout this weekend when they host Dover Athletic in the National League on Saturday.

Yesterday, 11:15

England admit they were below required standards despite remaining in cruise control against a Cricket Australia XI on day three of their final Ashes warm-up match.

Yesterday, 10:00

Wealdstone manager Bobby Wilkinson believes his side face a tough task when they visit Oxford City on Saturday, despite the Marsh Lane outfit struggling in the National League South.

PROMOTED CONTENT

If you have been looking for laser hair removal, beauty salon treatments, or skin care services you may be confused and overwhelmed with so much information out there and so many clinics and salons promising miraculous results.

Louise McGowan, who started as headmistress of Convent of Jesus and Mary Language College in September, speaks to education editor James Scott about life at the school.

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