Birthday present

Clayton ABC boxer Ryan Haythornthwaite
Clayton ABC boxer Ryan Haythornthwaite

Pendle boxer Ryan Haythornthwaite celebrated his 14th birthday with his third win in the amateur ranks.

The tenacious teenager, a pupil at Colne Primet Academy, travelled to Bantry Bay in County Cork, Ireland, to represent Clayton ABC he returned home to Barrowford victorious after downing an Irish team.

“It was his 14th birthday but these are the sacrifices you have to make to follow your dream”, said dad Mick.