Hayley lifts southern boxing title

Hayley Weller with her Southern Counties certificate
Hayley Weller with her Southern Counties certificate

FISHERGATE Boxing Club’s Hayley Weller was recently crowned Southern Counites champion.

Weller, who lives in Woodingdean, won the title in the 57-60kg category.

The Fishergate fighter had to overcome a stellar field on her way to claiming the class-A championship. Weller will now fight in the national semi-finals later this year.

She said: “I’m so happy to have won the Southern Counties final and am very much looking forward to the national semi-final.

“I’m feeling confident going forward in the championships but never underestimate my opponents. Myself and my team have worked extremely hard to get to this point and I couldn’t have done it without them, we are like a family.

“I am 32 years old now, so not like most of the spring chickens out there but I don’t let that stop me achieving my boxing goals.

“Boxing has become a big part of my life and I never want to be without it.”

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