Double gold for North West boxers at Commonwealths

Two North West boxers claimed gold on Saturday night at the Commonwealth games with Preston's Scott Fitzgerald and Anthony Fowler from Liverpool victorious.

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Gold joy for North West boxers

Preston boxer Scott Fitzgerald says he still can't believe he won gold at the Commonwealth Games.

The welterweight beat India's much fancied Mandeep Jangra to win gold.

Compatriot Antony Fowler from Liverpool, who is first cousin of Liverpool striker Robbie, hopes his gold will mean his family is known for more than just football.

Liverpool's Fowler wins Middleweight gold

Anthony Fowler is declared winner in the men's Middleweight final Credit: PA Images

Liverpool's Antony Fowler beat Vijender Vijender from India in the Men's Middleweight competition at the Commonwealth games.

The fighter, who is first cousin of Liverpool FC legend Robbie, produced a powerful performance to see off Indian superstar.

Anthony Fowler with his gold medal Credit: PA Images

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Preston's Fitzgerald claims welterweight gold

Scott Fitzgerald from Preston beat the much fancied Mandeep Jangra Credit: PA Images

Scott Fitzgerald from Preston beat the much fancied Mandeep Jangra from India to claim Commonwealth welterweight gold last night.

Fitzgerald capped his first major title appearance with a stunning gold medal.

Scott Fitzgerald with his gold medal Credit: PA Images
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