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Scaife family boxers, 2011

Scaife family boxers, 2011

Harrison Scaife (centre) was awarded the Jamieson Belt for scientific boxing at the Boxing New Zealand national amateur championships in 2011. He is flanked by his grandfather, Alan Scaife (left), and father, Grant Scaife, both boxing champions in previous decades.

The Jamieson Belt is awarded to the boxer with the best technique. Harrison Scaife wears the belt slung over his shoulders and holds the Bill O'Connor Cup for the youngest senior winner. Grant Scaife was also awarded the Joe Thwaites Shield for coaching the most scientific title winner.

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Joseph Romanos, 'Boxing and wrestling - Amateur boxing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 February 2024)

Story by Joseph Romanos, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 1 Jan 2015