Tribute: John Hall (White Rose)

April 6, 2023 | by Matt Halfpenny


England Boxing has been saddened to learn of the passing of White Rose Boxing Club’s John Hall.

He served as coach and secretary of the Wakefield-based club for ‘many, many years’.

A statement on the club’s Instagram account read: “We want to express our deepest thanks to John for his services at White Rose for all these years, as well as for Yorkshire.

“We are glad we could make John proud with our boxers’ recent accomplishments and that he was well enough to attend our last home show.

“Rest in paradise, John – love and respect to you always.”

White Rose has confirmed that it next show on 27th May will be contested in John’s memory.

England Boxing would like to pass on its sincerest condolences to John’s friends and family at this said time.