Big medal haul for HKA at ICO British Open in Birmingham

Ten members of the Hastings Kickboxing Academy Fight team travelled to Birmingham to take part in the ICO British Open. It was the first time the fight team had ever taken part in an event like this and according to Chief Instructor Carl Denne the whole team put on strong performances and represented HKA extremely […]

Chopbacks bow out of first cup competition

Robertsbridge Junior CupQuarter Final South Coast Athletico – 0 Mountfield United – 1 Despite the majority of matches being postponed this weekend due to high winds and wet weather South Coast Athletico was able to play their game this weekend at home to Mountfield United due to having a 3G surface to play on. Conditions were not great […]

Fury gives White Rock audience a glimpse behind the mask!

Tyson Fury has enjoyed huge success in the boxing ring but his biggest fight has been waged against depression and anxiety, “I’m a normal man who makes mistakes on a daily basis like everybody else..” he says. As part of a nationwide tour, he visited Hastings to tell his story to a packed audience at […]

Chopbacks victory puts them back on top

South Coast Athletico – 3 SC Pass & Move – 1 Next up in the league for the Chopbacks was to play host to SC Pass & Move with the home side looking to go back to the top of the table with a victory. The game started explosively with Dan Aldous heading home a Brad Owens corner after just two minutes of play. […]

Ports denied in semi-final clash

St Leonards CP 0 Crowborough II 31 (HT 0-19) Ports found themselves in the Sussex Bowl semi-final facing higher league opposition. Crowborough had beaten Ports twice last season on their way to a league title and came into this game as strong favourites. Both teams made errors from the off, while it was clear that […]

Success after success as George piled up the wins at the weekend

On Saturday night George French made his second appearance in the Queensberry Boxing League (QBL) in a stunning venue at the Epsom racecourse. This time he was matched against a much fairer opponent John Barnard at light middleweight. After just 30 seconds of the first round George found his range and quickly took control of […]

Chopbacks fire home seven to secure their place in semi final

South Coast Athletico – 7 Sovereign Saints – II After the disappointment of dropping points in last weekend’s league game the Chopbacks were back in cup action looking to secure a first semi final of the season against Sovereign Saints II in the Eastbourne Junior Cup. The game couldn’t have started any better when Tyler Smith put through for Connor Easton to score after just 19 seconds, […]

Short-handed Ports win out

Lordswood II – 15 St Leonards CP – 65 (HT 10-30) Injuries and unavailability meant that Ports travelled to the Medway towns with only ten players, bolstered by Rye stalwart Cezza, and Welsh centre Matt Mayatt. Lordswood loaned a player too, giving Ports 13 to face a full Lordswood squad. The strange quality of the […]