Tag: john mcdermott mbe

1962 John McDermott vrs VA Juma

I have a wee treat! Following the tribute posted earlier today, there’s a silent film on Pathe News, which features John’s gold winning boxing match in Australia’s Commonwealth Games. Filmed in 1962, it has now been colourised, and I’ve added sound effects and some music and edited it to 2 minutes. Courtesy of course to […]

John McDermott, MBE

An article I wrote about John McDermott for the Blantyre Telegraph some time ago, now transferred into the forthcoming book, “Blantyre People”. A more dedicated, professional person in the world of Sport you will never meet than ex-boxer and trainer, John McDermott, MBE. John has dedicated his life to sport, not just in his own […]