The Stewards of the Board are saddened to hear of the passing of former Referee, Larry O’Connell. Larry was widely regarded as one of the best officials in the World during a near 40 year career.

General Secretary, Robert Smith, stated that Larry was a true gent and a credit to British boxing throughout the World.

His funeral is to be held at 12noon on 21st January at Thames View Crematorium, Gravesend Road, Gravesend DA12 3JH.