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Boxing: Sains celebrates more success

PUBLISHED: 18:00 01 March 2018

Repton's Jimmy Sains won gold at the National Youth Championships in Doncaster

Repton's Jimmy Sains won gold at the National Youth Championships in Doncaster

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Brentwood youngster Jimmy Sains has had plenty to celebrate in the boxing ring lately.

The Shenfield High pupil (below) won a National Association of Boys and Girls’ Club title earlier this year and followed it up with another at the ABA National Youth Championships in Doncaster.

Boxing for east London’s famous Repton club, 17-year-old Sains beat East Midlands rival and England representative Ethan James (Kings Heath) on a split decision at 60kg.

And that was one of five final wins for the Bethnal Green outfit, with Dennis McCann, Adam Mohammed, Tyreiq Campbell and Caroline Dubois also crowned.

Sains, the son of former Hornchurch Cricket Club captain Chris, attended a national training camp in Leeds last weekend and is due to compete for England against Wales in Basingstoke on March 10, before a Tri Nations event with Scotland and Wales in May.

Chris said: “We’re delighted for him and would just like to thank Shenfield High for their support in allowing him time off school for competitions.”

*Hornchurch super-lightweight Sanjeev Sahota looks for his 11th straight pro win on a Frank Warren bill at York Hall tonight (Friday).

The 26-year-old awaits confirmation of his opponent in his first bout of 2018 after continuing his successful run under coach Lenny Butcher while training at the Five Star gym in Harold Hill.

Charlie Driscoll, Sunny Edwards, Charlie Duffield, Harley Benn and Zak Chelli are also on the bill.

On Saturday at the Brentwood Centre, local area fighters Johnny Coyle, Matt McCarthy, Freddie Turner, Mike Sakyi, Richie Gray and Aaron Morgan are all featured on another packed promotion.

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