Colne boxers in action

The teenage fighters are pictured above with their trainers John Brindle, John Burke and Shayne Murray
The teenage fighters are pictured above with their trainers John Brindle, John Burke and Shayne Murray

Colne Primet Academy pupils Tommy Ellsmore and Ryan Haythornthwaite are flying out to Ireland tonight to compete in an amateur boxing tournament.

The 13-year-olds will be hoping the luck of the Irish rubs off when they compete as part of a 10-man Clayton ABC team in Tipperary.