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Former amateur boxer Kieran Bukowski has boosted the Islington BC coffers by more than £1,000 with a sponsored bicycle ride from London to Brighton.

Islington BC's Rachel Holifield with her gold medal at the Haringey Box Cup

Islington BC’s Rachel Holifield claimed her first honour in amateur boxing with a gold medal at the prestigious Haringey Box Cup.

Islington BC's Caroline Dubois with her golden gloves

Caroline Dubois has become Islington BC’s first ever national schools’ female champion after she triumphed at Saturday’s final in Sheffield.

John Ryder with the WBO inter-continental belt. Pic: Chris Royle/TGSPHOTO

Islington’s John Ryder says it “would mean the world” if he can overcome Nick Blackwell to become British middleweight champion this weekend.

Islington BC coaches JR Richards (left) and Jerry Mitchell with their Keystone awards

Islington BC coaching duo John ‘JR’ Richards and Jerry Mitchell have both received prestigious awards to mark their long service to the club.

Valerian Spicer, Islington BC

Islington BC’s Valerian Spicer warmed up for her next international fight with victory against Welsh champion Charlene Jones at Merlins Bridge.

Sherif Musah (Islington BC) in action against Tomas Dubsky

Sherif ‘The Sandman’ Musah returned to the ring after a six-month absence to seal victory for Islington BC on their dinner show against Bavarian opposition.

Islington BC's Cherrelle Brown with coaches Lenny Hagland (left) and Winston Worrell

Islington BC light-welterweight Cherrelle Brown hopes she has given her international prospects a boost after clinching her second national title in Liverpool on Sunday.

Zak Chelli

Times ABC’s Zak Chelli gained revenge for his controversial defeat by Ben Whittaker by scooping a gold medal at the GB Youth Three Nations Championship.

Arsenal fan Aarron Morgan shows off his International Masters belt at Emirates Stadium

Aarron Morgan believes he will benefit from being taken the distance in his successful International Masters light-middleweight title fight against Nodar Robakidze.

Aaron Morgan defeats Grzegorz Sikorski at the Camden Centre. Pic: Philip Sharkey/TGSPHOTO

Aarron Morgan has his perfect day already mapped out as he heads to the Camden Centre in search of a first professional title.

Daniel Dubois, Islington BC

Islington BC teenager Daniel Dubois intends to go one better than last year when he boxes for England at the Three Nations Championship this weekend.

Freddie Kiwitt (black/yellow shorts) defeats Kevin McCauley. Pic: TGSPHOTO

Undefeated Islington welterweight Freddy Kiwitt aims to prove he is more than just a pretty face at the Camden Centre later this month.

Islington's Rachel Holifield (left) in action against Army boxer Megan Reid at the Boston Dome, Tufnell Park

It’s probably fair to say that Islington BC light-welterweight Rachel Holifield is long overdue a hefty slice of luck.

Georgie Kean (right) vs Kevin McCauley. Pic: Chris Royle/TGSPHOTO

Islington light-middleweight Georgie Kean says he is putting his time to good use as he waits to learn the extent of a troublesome knuckle injury.

Yahia Chelli, Times ABC

Times ABC middleweight Yahia Chelli experienced a rude awakening at his first England Elite Championships as he lost out to former Dale Youth clubmate Hamid Sediqy.

Islington Boxing Club siblings (left to right) Daniel, Jadene, Caroline and Prince Dubois

Nomadic heavyweight prospect Daniel Dubois hopes his latest move will further his boxing education and help him on the road to Olympic glory.

Angel ABC's Mark Kuderovitch with coaches Ivor Jones (left) and Colin Lake

Angel ABC featherweight Mark Kuderovitch turned the tables on old foe Ilyis Kulane (Fitzroy Lodge) with a revenge win at the Boston Dome, Tufnell Park.

Zak Chelli with Times ABC head coach Dave Ryan

Times ABC coach Dave Ryan is convinced middleweight prospect Zak Chelli can realise his dream of boxing at the Olympics – given the right financial backing.

Aarron Morgan (left) in action against Jan Balog. Pic: Philip Sharkey/TGSPHOTO

Former Islington BC captain Aarron ‘The Marksman’ Morgan is to box for the first title of his professional career next month.

Jack Farmer, Lion ABC

Lion ABC’s Jack Farmer made a triumphant return to the ring after a two-year absence as the Hoxton club bade farewell to their old Pitfield Street building.

Former WBO world middleweight champion Jason Matthews with coaches Bob Kipps (left) and Steve Kipps (right).

The father and son coaching team who produced international champions such as Michael Watson and Ian Napa have finally called time after 38 years.

Islington BC's Alfy Andrews (left) is awarded the decision against Charlie Corcoran (Dale Youth)

Islington BC’s Alfy Andrews will box for a London title this weekend after winning his second divisional junior championship at Hayes Working Men’s Club.

Zak Chelli with Times ABC head coach Dave Ryan

Times ABC middleweight Zak Chelli is in buoyant mood as he prepares to head north in search of an England Youth Championships hat-trick this weekend.

Louis Isaacs, Lion ABC

Lion ABC’s Louis Isaacs is to turn professional and sign for promoter Frank Warren when he reaches his 18th birthday this summer.

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