Motion ref. S6M-00888
Irvine’s Boxing Star’s Elite Sparring Camp
Submitted by: Ruth Maguire, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party.
Date lodged: Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Supported by: Karen Adam, Neil Bibby, Miles Briggs, Siobhian Brown, Alexander Burnett, Foysol Choudhury, Bob Doris, Annabelle Ewing, Bill Kidd, Douglas Lumsden, Fulton MacGregor, Gillian Martin, Stuart McMillan, Paul Sweeney, Elena Whitham
That the Parliament congratulates Irvine’s Brooke Neeley on being selected to join elite boxing athletes at a sparring camp in Serbia; understands that Brooke, who is 16 years old, has been boxing since she was nine; notes that she is a member of Irvine’s Vineburgh Boxing Club; understands that she is one of the youngest female boxers to represent Scotland in a major tournament, and has won two British championships, five Scottish championships and three western district championships; congratulates Brooke on her outstanding talent, and wishes her the best of luck in Serbia.