Manchester

By GUY WILLIAMS A whipping right hand in the closing seconds of the last round won Queenstown kickboxer Rob Horrocks the King In the Ring 8 Man Series in Auckland at the weekend. The Manchester native, one of eight fighting for...

Coach set to lead by example

By MATTHEW MCKEW A Queenstown fighter’s out to impress in the quarter-finals of the Turf Wars Apex Muay Thai Warrior tourney today in Auckland. Fight Science head coach Rob Horrocks is ranked 4th in New Zealand for the 64kg weight category...

Sevens’ heaven

By PHILIP CHANDLER A 16-year-old Arrowtown rugby sevens player’s mixing it with stars like Portia Woodman in Tauranga this week. Olive Watherston, who’s just finished Year 11 at Wakatipu High, is one of four high school students amongst 52 players involved...
Growing up on the gritty streets of Manchester, British Muay Thai fighter Rob Horrocks learnt all about the importance of determination as a youngster. He tells Joshua Walton about his journey to become a pro fighter, the benefits of...
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