BOXING: GOLDEN Star ABC coach Carl Teasdale is delighted with the latest performances of two of his teenage starlets.
In action at the Silver Birch Club, Warrington, on Saturday, Robert Yandell and John Fry enjoyed mixed fortunes but Teasdale was extremely satisfied with both his lads' displays.
Yandell recorded his third successive win by overcoming J Hattersley of Mottram.
Teasdale said: 'Rob's on fire and is really buzzing. This was a superb performance, his best yet, and he's going to be a force to be reckoned with next season. He's creating his own style with a forceful, upright stance and is slip-sliding his way through contests.'
Super heavyweight John Fry, 97kg, was pipped 20-19 on points by Christopher Jones of Caernarfon.
Teasdale said: 'I couldn't have asked for any more from John, he was superb and boxed to the letter. I was pleased as punch with his performance, although he narrowly missed out on the verdict. We've got five lads ready to box on a regular basis now and I'm expecting big things in the months ahead.'
Meanwhile, Vauxhall Motors ABC have also been in action at two venues.
On Monday, Buster Exell secured a great victory over NACYP Championship finalist Peter Gallagher of host club Kirkby.
Also facing Kirkby boxers, Dave Sheils lost on points to J Joyson while Joel Crossley defeated J Ferguson.
On Friday, Vauxhall's Paul Ibell picked up his first win by overcoming an unknown opponent, changed from the original bill, at Orme ABC, Stoke-on-Trent. nA bumper show with 17 contests scheduled takes place at the Vauxhall Motors Sports & Social Club on Friday (8pm).
Vauxhall Motors ABC are holding a fundraising dinner at the same venue, featuring three Everton legends, on Friday, May 27.
Dave Watson, Derek Temple and Mike Lyons will be guest speakers and the cost is £20 a head.
To book your place, call Dave McDonnell on 0151 355 0618 or 0151 350 2859.