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Harry Holland inducted

Harry Holland is one the British Ex-Boxers’ Hall of Fame inductees. Simon Euan on the latest news from the EBA movement
Harry Holland

THERE was a huge welcome back for Croydon EBA Chairman Barry Penny at September’s monthly meeting. Barry, as most of you know, had had problems, involving stays in hospital and follow-up care in a nursing-home. He’s still having daily physiotherapy (“I’m not there yet – but I will make it!”) He thanked, again, everybody who had looked after him so well when he collapsed after the July meeting, those who took over his various duties at the August meeting – and everyone who had phoned or visited.

He mentioned Croydon’s Sunday Roast, at the Masonic Hall, Oakfield Road, on October 27.  We need a good turn-out, he said, and expressed the hope that members of other EBAs would come along. As I’ve said before, it’s vital that EBAs support one another by attending these events, and I hope there’s a good response. Last year’s inaugural event went off very well, and the £25 per head cost is excellent value. If you’re interested, call Barry on 020-8651-2742.

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