Boxing: Craigmillar youths win titles

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Three Craigmillar boxing young guns won youth and junior titles in the 2012 Eastern District Youth Championships held in Cardenden, Fife.

In an all-Edinburgh light-flyweight 1998 class title clash, Craigmillar’s Brandon Hunter beat Leith Victoria’s Tyler Gibson while Hunter’s light-flyweight clubmate Joe Murray notched up title No. 2 by defeating Fifer Nathan Levers in the 1997 48kg final. Craigmillar welterweight Brodie Robertson made it a hat-trick of title triumphs by seeing off the challenge of Denbeath challenger Lewis Fleming in their 1995 70kg title joust.

Other results: 1994 60kg: Martin Buist (East Lothian) bt James Millar (Craigmillar). 1995 63kg: Tom Barrel (East Lothian bt Brad Grieve (Cardenden). 1996 46kg: Matt McHale (Meadowbank) beat Keil Spouse (Chirnside). 1997 60kg: Paul Greenhorn (Kelty) bt Shaun Cunningham (Bronx). 1998 48kg: Mathew Cunningham (East Lothian) bt Abu Ali Siddique (Leith Victoria). 1999 42kg: N Shaw (Bronx) bt J McDonald (1314). 2000 34kg: Ewan Wilkie (Bronx) bt H Cunningham (Bronx). 2000 38kg: B McLaughlin (Midlothian) bt C McBeth (Bronx).