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Army boxers in military finals

The 3 Para boxing team
The 3 Para boxing team Credit: MoD

A team of paratroopers from Essex have fought their way to the final of the Army Major Units Boxing Championship for the seventh time in ten years.

The boxers of Colchester-based 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment will fight for the title against 22 Engineer Regiment on 29 March in Aldershot.

The unit has won the competition every time it has entered since 2003

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