Leamington boxing team

A look into the sporting archives

Each week I'll be delving into our dusty old folders to pick out some pics from the past. This week, boxing is the focus.

Captions are in short supply when it comes to these photos but I can safely say that the Turpins, Barry McGuigan, Ady Bush and Edwin Cleary are among the faces that appear in this week's blast from the past. Maybe you can fill in some of the missing details?

Former mayor Agnes Leddy, once known as the 'Queen of Warwick', formally opens something, presumably a gym, in Warwick.

1. Ribbon cutting

Former mayor Agnes Leddy, once known as the 'Queen of Warwick', formally opens something, presumably a gym, in Warwick.
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Agnes Leddy is pictured with the young boxers after performing the opening.

2. Grand opening

Agnes Leddy is pictured with the young boxers after performing the opening.
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A young Edwin Cleary is among the boxers showing off their trophies here, with Ady Bush looking on in the back row.

3. Trophy presentation

A young Edwin Cleary is among the boxers showing off their trophies here, with Ady Bush looking on in the back row.
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Jackie Turpin congratulates Gordon Behan after he won a boxer of the night award.

4. Job well done

Jackie Turpin congratulates Gordon Behan after he won a boxer of the night award.
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