Whitby ABC are boxing clever

Coach Stewart Lorains puts some of his young boxers through their paces at Whitby Boxing Club. Picture: Glenn Kilpatrick
Coach Stewart Lorains puts some of his young boxers through their paces at Whitby Boxing Club. Picture: Glenn Kilpatrick
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Whitby Boxing Club are gearing up for a busy 2016 with a number of events on the horizon.

The club, who are now settled in their new home at St Patrick’s Church in Church Street, are holding a show on April 16.

The event will showcase their junior boys and girls as well as their talented senior boxers.

Tickets are on sale now, contact Stewart Lorains on 07974 332605 for further information.

In the summer, the club are set to visit Kildare in Ireland to tackle St Brigid’s.

Boxers will leave Whitby on August 26 for a two-day trip, and accommodation will be provided by St Brigid’s.

The club are looking to raise money for the trip and are also in need of sponsorship. Anyone who is able to help is asked to get in touch with Lorains.

The club holds regular sessions on Tuesdays from 6pm until 8.15pm, Wednesdays 6.15pm until 7.15pm and Fridays 5.45pm until 6.45pm and 7pm until 8pm and any boys or girls wishing to give the sport a try are welcome to attend.