Packing a punch

THE first woman to represent Scotland in a boxing competition is pictured on page nine of today’s Herald, under a banner that reads: ‘Wine is strong, the king is stronger, women are strongest, but truth conquers all’.

Which means that if we are to believe the accompanying panel, with a weight of just 9lb 6oz, Louise Mitchell must pack one hell of a punch.

There, but for the Grace of God…