John Wheatley

We have received the sad news that John Wheatley, WABA life member and previously member of staff, General Council delegate, R&J Association committee member and long serving secretary of the Western Division has passed away. John was a huge part of welsh boxing and will be greatly missed. Our condolences to John’s wife, Jan, and […]

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Posted on: July 9th, 2019
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Appointment of Jared Lougher and Rem Noormohamed to the WABA Board.

Welsh Boxing is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Non-Elected Board Member.  Following a thorough recruitment and interview process, Jared Lougher has been appointed to the Board as Director of Development. He will take up his position immediately. Jared is currently Sport & Leisure Development Manager at Caerphilly County Borough Council and his […]

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Posted on: July 8th, 2019
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Congratulations to Lauren Price!

Lauren Price has won a gold medal at the European Games in Minsk. Lauren closed the boxing tournament with a split decision win over 2016 Olympic silver medallist, Nouchka Fontijn, of Holland in the women’s middleweight final. Congratulations Lauren on this amazing achievement!  

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Posted on: July 1st, 2019
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2 Non Executive Directors without Portfolio positions

2 NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS WITHOUT PORTFOLIO Welsh Amateur Boxing Association (WABA) is the national governing body for amateur boxing in Wales. We: represent the interests of our club and individual members promote and advocate the interests of the sport in Wales provide a world class elite athlete programme for male and female boxers develop coaching programmes […]

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Posted on: July 1st, 2019
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Clean Shaven Rule

The issues surrounding the rule which currently requires boxers to be facially clean shaven, is much too important to the sport of amateur boxing in Wales, and to boxers of all faiths and none, for a decision on the rule to be made, and a comprehensive statement to be released, simply to meet the timeline needs of the […]

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Posted on: July 1st, 2019
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