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Christmas Opening Times

We will be open for limited times over Christmas and the New Year as follows:- There will be no boxing classes from Monday 22nd December to Friday 2nd January inclusive. Sessions will start again from Monday 5th January at their normal times. The Gym will be open as follows during this period:- Monday 22nd December […]

Lisa’s the one to beat

Preston boxer Lisa Whiteside believes she has finally emerged from the shadow of Olympic gold medal winner Nicola Adams. The 29-year-old Larches and Savick Amateur Boxing Club ace produced a magnificent performance to win a silver medal in the 51kg category at the AIBA World Championships in the Jeju Islands, South Korea. Whiteside won four […]

Bright Future for Women’s Boxing

Thirty nine women and girls attended a regional training squad at Hook and Jab Boxing Gym in Warrington on Sunday. Amongst them were Larches and Savick Boxing Academy boxers Bria Fielding and Billie-Jean Franks. The boxers, aged between nine and 33, ranged from experienced international athletes to complete novices. Joining local athletes were boxers from […]

Whiteside visits local School

GB Boxing star Lisa Whiteside took time out from training this week to visit Waterloo Lodge school in Chorley, where she met local children with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties. The children had a chance to see Lisa’s medals, which include European Union gold, European Championship silver and World Championship bronze, and find out about […]

Top Award for Club’s Coach

Larches and Savick Boxing Coach, Dave Fitzgerald, has won the prestigious North West Senior Coach of the Year award. Lisa Whiteside and Scott Fitzgerald also won recognition awards, for their achievements to date. England NW Boxing made the awards at a prestigious event in Manchester.   The North West Region is the largest region in England […]

Lisa’s Korean Chance

Lisa Whiteside is off to South Korea in November for the Women’s World Boxing Championships. Lisa Whiteside won a bronze medal at the 2012 World Championships and has been a member of the GB boxing squad since June 2013. Coach, Dave Fitzgerald explained, “Lisa won bronze at the bantamweight 57Kg category but will be competing […]

Scott Fitzgerald goes for gold

Larches and Savick  boxer Scott Fitzgerald is one of six England boxers to reach the Commonwealth games boxing finals today. Fitzgerald booked his spot in the final of the men’s welterweight division with a victory over South African Tulani Mbenge – an opponent that Fitzgerald described as “really tricky”. As a result, Fitzgerald will meet […]

Scott is off to the Games

Scott Fitzgerald held his final training session today at the Larches and Savick Boxing Club before travelling to Glasgow for the Commonwealth Games. Scott will be boxing for England in the welterweight 69Kg division. His first contest will be on Friday 25th July in the preliminary rounds. Scott won the National ABA Championships last year, before […]