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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.

Identification

Object type
Image
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Sp 88
Date
1949
Digitisation ID
2014N_Sp88_008549
Held In
Coolstore

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