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Netball star eager to make boxing bow

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Island netballer Calli Bushell, denied promotion with Team Jets by a whisker, will have a great opportunity to ease such frustrations on Saturday - by boxing for Jersey Leonis.

From centre court to the canvas ring in the Radisson Blu, where a Leonis team will meet a Home Counties and North London Select, is quite a leap of imagination.

But Bushell (29) has prepared long and hard for her boxing debut. A regular at South Hill gym for around two years, she is eager to take part in the first female boxing match in Jersey for around five years.

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