Hartlepool boxers Adam and Luke Cope enjoy mixed fortunes against Scottish national team

Luke Cope
Luke Cope

two of Hartlepool’s amateur boxing stars had mixed fortunes when the Tyne, Tees and Wear select took on the Scottish national team.

Adam and Luke Cope were in action on Saturday as they were chosen to represent the region at East Durham and Houghall College, Peterlee.

Adam Cope celeb

Adam Cope celeb

Luke, 14, was outstanding in his contest against M Middleton and coach Wayne Short was “over the moon” with his performance.

Unfortunately for Luke’s brother, Adam, he could not carve out the same result.

The 15-year-old, who has also been outstanding lately, went down 21-15 to S Boyle, but coach Wayne Short knows what is in store for his youngster.

Read the full story on how the brothers got on in today’s Sportmail.