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Gloves Off
Series 7, Episode 9
Air date 5 November 2010
Written by Roy Mitchell
Directed by Philip John
Episode guide
Coming Out Ball
The Fourth Man

Gloves Off was the ninth episode of the seventh series of New Tricks.


When career criminal Nick Kellogg is arrested for armed robbery carrying the gun used to murder a talented young boxer 11 years ago, UCOS is drawn into the darker side of professional boxing in a case that causes conflict and friction among the team. Brian is appalled by the casual violence of the fighting, while Gerry insists it is a pure sport. Jack, meanwhile, is prepared to use any means necessary to get to the truth, even if that means putting Kellogg's life in danger