Lismore boxers seek to defend their titles

By Adam Hicks

TOUGH girls don't cry, they fight. Lismore boxer Jessica Williams is heading to Queensland to defend her State boxing title. The current 15-year-old Australian Indigenous Champion travels to Maroochydore on Friday as a big favourite to hold her Queensland cadets 52kg division title. So far undefeated, Williams has won four of her fights with first-round stopages. Her brother Timacoy lost his bid to claim a NSW title last weekend on a points decision after stepping up a weight division. Lismore south paw Billy Robinson will find out today if he gets a fight at the national titles in December. The 15-year-old travelled to Griffith for the State titles last weekend but didn't get a fight in the cadets 48kg division. NSW amateur boxing Assocation secretary Arthur Tunstall said Robinson was not given the State title because there he had no one to fight for it. "The only way you can win the title is in the ring," he said. Tunstall said they were in discussions with other States' associations to see if they had competitors to fight Robinson. He said the NSW assocation was meeting last night and would inform Robinson today if he was in the team.



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