Al Costello Disqualified

The Sydney Morning Herald – November 10, 1950

Al Costello (16-8) was disqualified in the sixth round of his match with Ken Kenneth (17-3) for hitting referee Jim Deakin at Leichhardt Stadium last night.

Kenneth had gained a fall in the third round with an octopus clamp, and Costello had equalized in round five with a backward flip and body press.

Preliminaries – Wrestling, six rounds: Roy Heffernan (15-4) drew with George O’Brien (14-2), each one fall.  Boxing eight rounds: Art Davis (12-3) stopped Harry Dobson (12-1) in round six.

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