2008/9  Season

Dan Woodgate 86kg

ABA    Kent Champion
ABA    Southern Counties Champion
ABA    National ¼ Finalist

 Jimmy Lawrence 75kg

ABA    Kent Champion
ABA    Southern Counties Semi Finalist

“Slik” Rik Leach,
Class B 54kg

ABA    Senior Novice Kent Champion
ABA    Senior Novice Southern Counties Champion
ABA    Senior Novice National ¼ Finalist

Class C 51kg

CYP      Kent Champion
CYP      South East Counties Champion
CYP      South East Area Champion
CYP      National ¼ Finalist
Rik also represented an England select Team against Scotland where he won with an

Edward Leach
Class B 50kg

ABA    Junior Kent Champion
ABA    Junior Southern Counties Finalist

Class B 50kg

CYP     Kent Champion
CYP      South East Champion
CYP      South East Area Champion

Edward also won a Gold Medal in the HSK Box cup in Denmark this season      

Flo Lika
Class B 66kg

ABA    Junior Novice Kent Champion
ABA    Junior Novice Southern Counties Champion
ABA    Junior Novice National Semi Finalist

Connor Gorham 52kg

ABA    Junior Kent School Boy Finalist

Zak Watts 38kg

ABA    Mini Minor Kent Champion
ABA    Mini Minor Southern Counties Finalist


Sat 13th March, senior ABA Championships at Bognor Regis, Jimmy Lawrence & Rik Leach of The Isle of Thanet ABC , Boxed in the pre-lims & semi finals. Rik Leach boxed, J Fry from Bognor ABC in the “under 54kg” semi-final winning by 17 to 5.

Jimmy Lawrence boxed, A Rose from Newport Isle of Wight ABC, Lawrence winning 18 to 2, then Lawrence boxed L Illman from Crawley ABC in the semi-final under 81kg (2 fights in one day) Lawrence winning by 14 to 5,

Both Jimmy Lawrence & Rik Leach boxed in the Southern Counties Senior Finals on 18th March at Bognor Regis, Rik Leach boxed Adam Cutler from The Golden Ring ABC, Leach lost on points 12-5, Cutler sustained a injury to the nose and my not be able to continue in the championships.

Jimmy Lawrence boxed E Lawrence from Moulscome ABC under 81kg Final Jimmy Lawrence winning 9-4, Jimmy will now box H Bacon in the national ¼ in Great Yarmouth on 10th April.20th March Junior ABA, at the Edge Leisure Center Haselmere, Edd Leach of Isle of Thanet ABC boxed G Chapman from Crawley ABC in the class 6 under 51kg final and lost on a majority decision which we think was a bit harsh, Flo Lika also from Isle of Thanet ABC got a walk over in the under 71kg class 6 as his opponent failed to show, and will now box in the pre ¼ finals in Bristol on 11th of April. All in all not a bad 8 days for The Isle of Thanet ABC