Queensland champion, Hervey Bay’s Matthew Casboult, is looking forward to sparring against Fred Mundraby, the Australian bantamweight champion.
Queensland champion, Hervey Bay’s Matthew Casboult, is looking forward to sparring against Fred Mundraby, the Australian bantamweight champion.

Matthew to take on Mundraby

MATTHEW Casboult will have a fighting chance to impress plenty of people in Hervey Bay tomorrow night.

The 16-year-old Casboult will spar against an Australian boxing champion at the PCYC in O’Rourke Street.

Casboult will stand toe-to-toe against Fred Mundraby, the Australian bantamweight champion.

The sparring session is part of the build up to the main bout of the night, the charity showdown for the Make A Wish Foundation between this journalist and Hervey Bay’s Jarrod Fletcher, the current Pan Asian Boxing Association middleweight champion.

Mundraby is team-mate of Fletcher at his gym in Brisbane.

Casboult is no slouch in the ring – he cannot afford to be against a boxer as classy as Mundraby.

Trained by Craig Clover, Casboult has already punched his way to being the best in Queensland.

He won the Global Boxing Queensland bantamweight title in Lowood last year.

He did that in style, beating the current Australian champion in all three rounds of the contest.

It comes as no surprise that Casboult said he will be aiming to impress plenty of family and friends when he steps into the ring.

“To have a session against a boxer as good as him is a great opportunity for me,” he said.

“It will be a real learning curve for me.”

All the action starts at 6pm and admission is a donation on the door to the Make A Wish Foundation.



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