News Articles

Boxing's helped me stay out of prison - and now I want to give back'

Western Counties boxer Liam Orme has explained how a chance trip to his local gym allowed boxing to help turn his life around.

Tackling Inequalities Fund: How we have benefited – St Ives Bay ABC

Club Coach Carl Thomas explains how a Sport England-funded grant Tackling Inequalities Fund grant has enabled the Cornish club to make themselves COVID-ready for in between government lockdowns.

Tackling Inequalities Fund: How we’ve benefited – Roman Boxing Gym

Club secretary Jackie Wiacek explains how a grant from the Sport-England funded Tackling Inequalities Fund has been pivotal in helping them to navigate path through the Coronavirus Pandemic.

Tackling Inequalities Fund: How we’ve benefited – Plympton ABC

Coach Gavin Caldwell was delighted when his Western Counties region club, Plympton ABC, were given a grant from Sport England’s Tackling Inequalities Fund that has proven to be vital in a number of ways.

Former World Champion joins Western Counties' Zoom call

Former World champion, Olympian and now GB Coach Alan Vaughn recently joined Western Counties coaches, officials and boxers on Zoom to talk about his career experiences.

Western Counties and TTW to pay 2020-21 affiliation fees

The Western Counties and Tyne, Tees and Wear regional associations of England Boxing have announced they will be paying their member clubs’ affiliation fees for the 2020-21 season in a bid to lessen the financial impact of the Coronavirus outbreak.

Why clubs need your support to #KOCOVID19: Wimborne ABC

Wimborne ABC is the only England Boxing Club within the town and plays a huge role within the local community.

Western Counties to host NACs pre-quarters

This year’s pre quarter-finals of the England Boxing National Amateur Championships 2020 will be hosted by the Western Counties, it can be confirmed.