LEIGH Boxing Club fighters Jason Weir and Matty Burgess both returned cracking winning performances in the National Youth Championships in Walkden on Saturday.

Flyweight Weir proved too strong for opponent Tom Munday from Macclesfield, taking a points win.

England International Burgess, boxing at light middleweight, won by a technical knockout in the third round of his bout with Chorley's Jack Preece.

Both lads now join lightweight Adam Ridge in the north west finals on Saturday.

Training Sessions at Leigh Boxing and Fitness Gym: Little Rocky's (four to six-year-old boys and girls, 5pm to 5.45pm Mondays and Wednesdays). Juniors, seven to 13 years, boys and girls, 6pm to 7pm every weekday evening. Seniors and carded junior boxers, male and female, 6.30pm to 8pm every weekday evening.