50 Years ago - 1963

“Tilbury boy is boxing champion of Great Britain” – Terry Mayon from St. Mary’s RC secondary school, a member of the Tilbury Dockers boxing club became the junior school boy boxing champion of Britain.Terry defeated David Benn who attended Sheerness secondary school and was the current champion.
Thank you to Jonathan Catton for this information

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  • Thank you Annie O’Brien and Jonathon Cotton for this edited information regarding my boxing success as a schoolboy in 1963. I also won the schoolboy championship the following year. I carried on boxing for another 10 years representing the southern counties before hanging up the gloves .

    By Terry Mayo (08/06/2020)

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