The Commonwealth Games are underway and Custio Clayton and Brody Blair are set to compete. Custio will be competing on Friday, July 25th at 3:10pm Atlantic time against Jonathon Francois from Grenada. Brody will go on Saturday, July 26th at 3:40pm against Abdul Bangura from Sierra Leone. We're not sure about availability for viewing live, but there is a live stream for the Commonwealth Games on Youtube that may allow you to check out the matches
Good luck Custio and Brody!
Best of luck to all the Nova Scotian boxers competing at the 2014 Canadian Gold Gloves this week:
Avery Aaron Gale, Thomas Foster and Taylor Marie Ross from the Sydney Boxing Club; and Tyler MacDow, Wyatt Sanford, Ryan Sanford, Devin Sanford and Renae Gowal from the Citadel Amateur Boxing Club NS. Also coaches from NS include: Peter Allan and Anthony Lynds (Hubtown Boxing), Brad Ross and Keith MacKinnon (Sydney Boxing Club), and Wayne Gordon (NS Citadel Amateur Boxing Club)
Competition continues through to Sunday in Cornwall Ontario.
Nova Scotia's Custio Clayton was voted Amateur Boxer of the Year by the Readers of The Canadian Boxiana blog.
Tri-Town Boxing Club will re-open in February.
Cyrus Taylor had a good run at the World Youth Boxing Championships in Armenia. Taylor won his first bout and overcame a cut before ultimately losing to a tough match to a Russian opponent. He is now ranked 16th in the World at his weight class.
We're all proud of you Cyrus!