Ringside stage first tournament of year

Boxing club  boost
Boxing club boost

Knottingley-based boxing club SYD Ringside host their first tournament of the year at Kellingley Club on Saturday, February 14.

Ringside will have five local boxers on the show which will feature 17 bouts involving fighters from throughout the United Kingdom.

Ten-year-old Joe Hunter Smith from Knottingley will take part in his third skills contest. It will be the first bout of the year for Castleford’s Josh Whittaker.

Eggborough’s Billy Baker takes part in his second fight of the year. He has won his last three fights.

Knottingley’s Casey Ponsonby competes in his 13th contest after winning eight so far.

Eighteen-year-old Sam McLean, of Knottingley, returns to the ring after a two year lay off. Sam will be taking part in his 43rd fight and will have a massive task stepping up to open age.

Doors open at 7pm and the boxing starts at 7.30pm.

Tickets cost £10.