Silk success for Lympstone boxer at Torquay

11:35 10 April 2014

Lympstone boxing club’s 13-year-old Jack Silk (54 kgs) featured in a junior supporting bout on the Torbay ABC tournament at the Riviera Centre, Torquay against the home club’s Karl Greatorix, writes Neil Parsons.

Greatorix started like a whirlwind trying to upset the Lympstone boxer, but Silk used his superb footwork to evade his opponents wild swings and counter with slick left right combinations to comfortably win the first.

Greatorix had some success in the second as Silk took his foot off the pedal and allowed the Torbay boxer to level proceedings.

After some stern words from the corner Silk got back to his boxing and again began to dominate with superb left right counters to keep the ever advancing Torbay boxer at bay and gain a good unanimous decision.

Silk is out again next Saturday at the Lemon Grove Exeter University when he faces Joey Orchard of St Austell, Orchard will be all out to win as Silk is the only boxer to have defeated the St Austell Boxer.

Lympstone’s final tournament of the season will be at the Exmouth Pavilion on Friday, May 23, when they will be playing host to a team from the famous Finchley ABC London.

The guest of honour for the evening will be the former British light-welterweight champion Darren Hamilton.

0 comments

Other Sport Stories

Yesterday, 20:48

Withycombe Under-11s were treated to a coaching master class from Exeter Chiefs back row Sam Skinner.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:05

Exmouth Town striker Nathan Cooper scored for the 10th successive match when he netted in the 5-0 win at Godolphin, writes John Dibsdall.

Read more
Saturday, February 25, 2017

Police Social Club A top the tightly packed Exmouth Snooker League table following a 4-1 victory over recent leaders, Police B.

Read more
Saturday, February 25, 2017

The East Devon seniors played a fun, non-qualifying Stableford, February, writes Paul Willoughby.

Read more
Thursday, February 23, 2017

Exmouth Harrier Hugh Marsden was recently in the Falkland Islands, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Read more
Thursday, February 23, 2017

Withycombe Under-13s were in terrific form as they outscored hosts Topsham by 16 tries to nil, playing at the Topsham Bonfire Field in spring-like conditions that were ideal for running the ball around.

Read more
Thursday, February 23, 2017

The East Budleigh Blitz Chess Championship will take place in March, writes Brian Gosling.

Read more
Thursday, February 23, 2017

History was made at Lympstone ABC on Saturday when Louis Silk became the first member of the club to win a national title.

Read more
Thursday, February 23, 2017

The highlight of the week was a great result for the Budleigh men against Honiton in Division Two of the interclub competition, writes David Roberts.

Read more
Thursday, February 23, 2017

Budleigh Salterton Under-16s now know their opponents in the two cup finals they reached in the past fortnight, writes SpursTom.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 8°C

min temp: 2°C

Most Read Sport

Useful Links

Advertise in the Paper
Submit a Story
Subscriptions Order
Competitions
Photo Orders
Family notices
iwitness24
Google Plus
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Local business directory

Exmouth's trusted business finder


HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Find planning applications