Watched by Prince Philip, Sea Cadets hold their National Boxing Championship.
Royal Albert Hall, London.
National Boxing Championship of Sea Cadets at Royal Albert Hall. LV. Bout No 9 - Able-Bodied Seaman P. White the shorter of the two, fights Ordinary Seaman T. Evans. SV. Evans forcing the pace with a two handed attack, White slips out of the corner and fights back. They both swap blows, White shows some nippy footwork to get out of trouble but returns to the attack. LV. They both slog away, when White lands with a right and Evans staggers back off balance against the ropes. SV. Duke of Edinburgh enjoying the boxing. LV. Able-Bodied Seaman P. Hills fights Able-Bodied Seaman D. Jellis. Hills is the taller one and on the receiving end as Jellis rushes him against the ropes, but Hills easily reverses the position and scores with lefts and rights to the body. SCU. Hills again attacking. SV. Hills connects with a left to the chin, and Jellis goes down for a count of 2 before resuming. CU. Gong. LV. Prince Philip presenting Daily Telegraph Cup to T. Evans. He chats to Evans before picking up the cup. SCU. Duke chatting and admiring the cup before presenting it.
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