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(Check newspaper index, broken at time of upload) Back row, from left: C Ball (lightweight), M Kreft (light heavy-weight), F Hubbard (middleweight), A Rule (feather weight). Front row, from left: G Grindrod (manager), G Watchorn (delegate), C Warn (trainer). G Watchorn was involved in many sporting activities and competed in the Australasian Boxing Championship in 1910. He was awarded the gold medal for the most scientific boxing in the tournament. According to papers from the time, he won the competition against his competitor, Mr Ongley. He had been the New Zealand "welter weight" champion and runner-up in the Sydney Australasian Championship in 1909.

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2014N_Sp88_008549
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Manawatu Amateur Representatives, New Zealand Championships
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Public Photograph Collection Sp 88
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Coolstore

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1949

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Palmerston North City Library

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