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The Gisborne Photo News



N.Z. Boxing Champion

Fifteen-year-old Gisborne featherweight boxer, Michael Keefe, became the first New Zealand junior boxing champion, when he defeated the Nelson Golden Gloves title-holder, L. Braithwaite, of Southland, in the final bout of the national junior boxing championships held at Greyrmouth recently.


A member of the Railways Gymnasium, he is pictured above with his instructor, Mr Dan O'Connell (left), and his trainer, Mr Bill Thornton (right).