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Commonwealth Games: Rosie Eccles to carry Wales flag at closing ceremony

Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV with extra streams on BBC iPlayer, Red Button, BBC Sport website and BBC Sport mobile app; Listen on BBC Radio 5 Live and Sports Extra; live text and clips online. Birmingham 2022 gold medallist Rosie Eccles will carry the Wales flag at Monday's Commonwealth...
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Commonwealth Games: Joshua Stacey and Rosie Eccles win golds for Wales

Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV with extra streams on BBC iPlayer, Red Button, BBC Sport website and BBC Sport mobile app; Listen on BBC Radio 5 Live and Sports Extra; live text and clips online. Para-table tennis player Joshua Stacey and boxer Rosie Eccles have won Commonwealth Games golds...
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Rosie Eccles puts challenging four years behind her to win boxing gold for Wales

Four years of bad luck melted away for Rosie Eccles at the NEC in Birmingham as the Pontypool 26-year-old served up an emphatic second-round stoppage of Australia’s Kaye Scott to claim Commonwealth Games gold in the women’s light-middleweight division.Eccles had endured a controversial split-decision defeat to England’s Sandy Ryan in the Gold Coast final four years ago and subsequently missed out on a place at the Tokyo Olympics when her body was attacked by a mystery virus and she was denied a second chance by the coronavirus pandemic.“I’m always a very optimistic person, but even I started thinking I was...
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Rosie Eccles hoping to step out of Lauren Price’s shadow at Commonwealth Games

Welsh boxer Rosie Eccles plans to step out of the shadow of Olympic champion Lauren Price at the Commonwealth Games after recovering from a virus that left her unable to dress herself.Eccles won Commonwealth silver on the Gold Coast four years ago, but the 25-year-old has since been plagued by bad luck with illness, injury and Olympic heartbreak setting her back before Birmingham 2022.“It’s been a difficult few years,” said Eccles, known as ‘Right Hand’ Rosie for her punching power. I had a virus that attacked the nerves on the right side of my body and I lost the function...
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Rosie Eccles: Nerve damage left me fearing for boxing career

Wales and Great Britain boxer Rosie Eccles says she is dreaming of a summer of success after finally overcoming nerve damage in her arm that left her fearing for her career. The 25-year-old suffered the injury just weeks before the original Olympic qualifying event in London in March 2020. She lost her opening bout and her only shot at Tokyo had gone.
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Rosie Eccles: Nerve damage left me fearing for boxing career

Wales and Great Britain boxer Rosie Eccles says she is dreaming of a summer of success after finally overcoming nerve damage in her arm that left her fearing for her career. The 25-year-old suffered the injury just weeks before the original Olympic qualifying event in London in March 2020. She lost her opening bout and her only shot at Tokyo had gone.
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Boxing: Rosie Eccles and Kerry Davis win Balkan golds

British boxers Rosie Eccles and Kerry Davis both won gold medals at the Balkan Tournament in Bulgaria. Wales' Eccles and England's Davis led the way as every member of the Great Britain team won a medal. Welterweight Eccles, 25, stopped Uzbekistan's Khadichabonu Abdullaeva in the second round of her final.
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