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Kildare Boxer's Success

The Leinster Leader July 22 1939

His many friends in Kildare town will be glad to learn that Tommy Rose, formally well-known in the amateur ranks, is now doing well in professional boxing in London. He is under the charge of Mr. Billy Affleck, of the School of Physical Culture and Tuition in Self-Defence, King Street, London, and for the past eight months has had fifteen contests. He has won nine of these by the k.o. route, two on points, and lost three. He has defeated such useful men as Johnny Clarke (Highgate, London), Bob Eggleton (Hertford), and Dan Harvey (London). With a little more experience Tommy, who is in the 11 stone class, should get to the first rank of professionals, and his future progress will be keenly watched by his friends on this side of the Irish Sea.


An article from the Leinster Leader of July 22 1939 on the London success of Kildare Town boxer Tommy Rose

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