Search

Lansbury ace Fernley reaches another semi-final

PUBLISHED: 13:00 21 March 2019

Lansbury ABC's James Fernley celebrates his latest win (pic: Adam Spelling/Lansbury ABC).

Lansbury ABC's James Fernley celebrates his latest win (pic: Adam Spelling/Lansbury ABC).

Archant

The young boxer defeated Barton Hill’s Jimmy Gilheaney on points last weekend

Lansbury Amateur Boxing Club’s James Fernley won a unanimous decision on points in the England Boxing National Junior Championships on Sunday.

The contest, which took place at Roundhouse Dagenham, was a decider to see who made the semi-final stage.

In front of Fernley’s path was Jimmy Gilheaney of Barton Hill ABC and the bout went the full three rounds.

Although Gilheaney tried hard and was cagey, it was the Lansbury ABC talent who boxed the more impressively and he won each round to progress into the last-four.

It continues Fernley’s remarkable rise after clinching the National Association of Boys and Girls Clubs (NABGC) National Championships last year.

Lansbury ABC’s head coach Adam Spelling said: “James was the better boxer and won all three rounds.”

Since reopening again in 2008, Lansbury ABC, thanks to head coach Spelling, have developed and improved various talented youngsters at their Chrisp Street base with Fernley the latest to come through the ranks.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the East London Advertiser. Click the link in the orange box below for details.

Related articles

Latest East London Sports News

Yesterday, 19:31

Zak Crawley stepped up with the highest score of his short Test career as England established a hard-fought lead in the first Test but a late surge from the West Indies bowlers left the tourists sensing a day five victory at the Ageas Bowl.

Yesterday, 17:00

West Ham United boss David Moyes says they can use previous relegation battle experiences to drive them on ahead of clash with Norwich City.

Yesterday, 15:39

West Ham’s Michail Antonio put his impressive goalscoring down to manager David Moyes, following a morale-boosting 4-0 win at Premier League basement boys Norwich.

Yesterday, 14:46

Michail Antonio netted all four goals as West Ham moved six points clear of the relegation zone and sent Norwich back to the Championship.

Yesterday, 12:00

Golf, like most sports, has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic this year.

Yesterday, 09:30

West Ham United manager David Moyes insists midfielder Mark Noble will be always play a vital part despite losing his place after picking up a hamstring injury.

Yesterday, 09:00

With more grassroots sport now getting the green light to return to action, we take a look back at some of the recent happenings at the elite level.

Yesterday, 07:00

West Ham United manager David Moyes says his players know exactly what is at stake as they head into a vital clash against fellow Premier League strugglers Norwich City.

PROMOTED CONTENT

People across the country are being encouraged to enjoy summer safely by following official advice and staying safe.

The NHS Test and Trace service brings together testing, contact tracing and outbreak management into an end-to-end service to stop the spread of the virus and help us move out of lockdown.

The UK Government has launched a campaign to shine a light on businesses and employees across the country who have responded to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in remarkable ways and are now going back to business.

Most read sport

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Docklands and East London Advertiser
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now

Most Read

Latest from the East London Advertiser