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HOGGARTH OUTrOINTED p >A . CHRISTCHRUCH, Tuesday. In a fast and clover exhibition of boxing, Ron Hawes (Canterbury), 8.9, outpointed the New Zealand bantam-weight champion, Tot Hoggarth (West Coast), 3.7, in a professional featherweight contest to-night. Hawes was too clever for his hardcr-hltting opponent and held a, strong lead on points till the tenth and nnal round, in which Hoggarth desperately, but unsuccessfully, fought for a knock-out.


The committee of the Auckland Boxing Association last evening resolved to stage another allamateur tournament at the Leys Institute, Ponsonby, on August 20. Schools championships will bo held as follows:—King's School, Friday next; Sacred Heart College, August 15; King's College, October 5 and 6. The dates for the annual provincial championships were fixed for September 24, 25 and 2G. The following professional contests were arranged —ClifT Hanham (Waimate) v. Doug. Rollinson (Waiuku), New Zealand light-heavy-weight title, August 27; Percy Kelly (Auckland) v. Alf. McMullan (Wellington), return bout, September 3; Roy Stevens (Auckland) v. Dick Baker (Invercargill), September 10. An application for a trainer's license was received from W. Pascoe, and it was agreed to forward same 'to the New Zealand Council for favourable recommendation.

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CLEVER BOXING, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 186, 8 August 1945

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CLEVER BOXING Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 186, 8 August 1945

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