Green throws support behind new club

New boxing club in Chatteris Ernie’s ABC opened its doors with famous hometown guest Dave “Boy” Green, the former European light-welterweight champion.

The club, run by Ernie and Jimmy Payne, has 30 member and eight have had their medicals ready for boxing. Coach Jimmy Payne thanks Dave ‘Boy’ Green, who was known as the “Fen Tiger” and passed on tips and knowledge to the club’s youngsters.

Allcomers are welcome to the gym on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays: 5.30-6.30pm for juniors and 6.30-8pm for seniors. Call Ernie or Jimmy on 01354 695013 for more details.

Green is pictured opening the new boxing club at 73 London Road, Chatteris.