Sinead secures third title to make her top female amateur boxer in Notts

 Sinead secures third title to make her top female amateur boxer in Notts

A young fighter representing a boxing club from Carlton has been crowned national champion for the third time.

14-year-old Sinead Willbye, who is a member of Phoenix ABC, boxed in the final of National Boys and Girls Club Championships recently in Bridlington against

Willbye had to see off Freya Littlemore, of Phoenix Fire, in Warrington, to secure the title.

Sinead started very fast in first round catching her much taller opponent with eye catching shots.

The second round followed same pattern as the first, with Sinead on the front foot throughout.

In the third Sinead caught her opponent with some really strong punches forcing the ref to issue two standing eight counts and stop the bout halfway through the third round.

Sinead is now the most successful female amateur boxer from Nottingham winning multiple national titles and four-time box cup gold medalist.

She now enters the international female box cup taking place in Guildford in December where boxers from around the world will take part in a two day tournament.

To top off a fantastic year for Sinead she finished runner up in Nottingham Sports Awards for best amateur sportsperson.

Clinton McPhilbin

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