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Wales national coach Colin Jones, formerly a British, Commonwealth and European welterweight champion, in his own words tells Louis Daniel of his roles and responsibilities
COMING THROUGH: Sammy Lee [right] one of the talents continuing to emerge from Wales

I’M STILL very proud of what I achieved myself as an amateur boxer under Gareth Bevan at the Penyrheol ABC. I won my first Welsh title at 11 years old then won every year bar one before turning pro at 18. I also won three British schoolboys. In the seniors I added two British ABA titles and went to the 1976 Montreal Olympic Games.

I had well over a hundred bouts. We need to get kids back to serving that type of apprenticeship.

In 2006, Tony Williams asked me to join the national set-up. I agreed to give it a trial for a year, see how we went, and I’ve been there since. I’ve helped bring through the likes of Fred Evans, Andrew Selby, Joe Cordina, Lauren Price, Rosie Eccles….

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