• Short Summary

    THE SCOTTISH BOXER DICK MCTAGGART, WHO HAS WON EVERY BRITISH AMATEUR BOXING HONOUR IN THE LAST 10 YEARS, CAPTURED HIS FIFTH ENGLISH AMATEUR BOXING ASSOCIATION CHAMPIONSHIP YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) AT WEMBLEY IN LONDON.

  • Description

    THE SCOTTISH BOXER DICK MCTAGGART, WHO HAS WON EVERY BRITISH AMATEUR BOXING HONOUR IN THE LAST 10 YEARS, CAPTURED HIS FIFTH ENGLISH AMATEUR BOXING ASSOCIATION CHAMPIONSHIP YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) AT WEMBLEY IN LONDON. HE OUTPOINTED LARRY O'CONNELL IN THE LIGHT-WELTERWEIGHT FINAL.

    THE MATCH WAS A BATTLE OF WITS BETWEEN THE TWO BOXERS, O'CONNELL SEVERAL TIMES LOOKED LIKE COMING OUT ON TOP BUT WAS SKILFULLY TIED UP BY THE 29-YEAR-OLD MCTAGGART.

    (MCTAGGART, A FORMER GLASGOW RAT-CATCHER, IS NOW AN ENGINEER. HE'S HAD OVER 600 FIGHTS, AND HAS WON OLYMPIC, EUROPEAN AND BRITISH AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIPS - INCLUDING THE SERVICES CHAMPIONSHIPS.)

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    Film ID:
    VLVADP78MK0OMWEM3LAIZP4AMNQDO
    Media URN:
    VLVADP78MK0OMWEM3LAIZP4AMNQDO
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/05/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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