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Westport Town Hall will host a one-off screening of a documentary that takes the viewers inside both the personal and professional life of sport icon Katie Taylor. KATIE is a documentary by Ross Whitaker and will be screened on Wednesday, November 28 at 8pm in Westport Town Hall Theatre with Q&A afterwards with the film-maker.
Kinvara man and Black Dragon kickboxer Cian McCormack is preparing for the biggest fight of his career on Sunday.
A team selection from Mayo’s Boxing Development Unit clashed with their Donegal counterparts in St Anne’s boxing club Westport. Designed to take our young prospects out of their comfort zone, these inter-county tests produce some extraordinary performances.
Twenty-two of Galway’s most determined and hard-working first time boxers are being put through their paces with Corrib KickBoxing Club to take to the ring at 8pm tomorrow night Friday June 3 at the Clayton Hotel, for an exciting white collar boxing event, raising vital funds for the national meningitis support and awareness charity ACT for Meningitis.
Twenty-two of Galway’s most determined and hard-working first time boxers are being put through their paces with Corrib KickBoxing Club to take to the ring at 8pm on Friday June 3 at the Clayton Hotel, for an exciting white collar boxing event, raising vital funds for the national meningitis support and awareness charity ACT for Meningitis.
Three sporting clubs in the Foxford area have joined forces to stage a fantastic night of white collar boxing. Knockmore /Foxford boxing club, Moy Davitts (GAA), and Straide and Foxford United (soccer) will put on an exhibition of boxing that is certain to entertain the large attendance expected as ticket sales are soaring at present. Under strict coaching by the KFC boxing coaches the participants are almost fully prepared to step between the ropes for the first time in competition this Sunday October 27 in Foxford Sports and Leisure Centre.
Kickboxer Bryan Merrigan (above right) successfully defended his All Ireland title to Cork Thaiboxer Dave Walsh in Galway at the weekend.
Calling all white collar boxers of all levels beginner, intermediate or advanced for a white collar boxing night taking place on Friday 13 September in the Clarenbridge Oyster Festival marquee.
Four Mayo boxers were in action in the 2013 National Junior Cadets semi and finals last weekend. Eric Nash (Knockmore BC) was to participate in his semi final in the 52kg division against Peter McCarton (Bishop Kelly BC, Tyrone) but the northern boxer withdrew from the championships. Nash was up against a good clean puncher Airijus Vitlipas (St Davids, Naas) in the final on Saturday afternoon. Nash and his father and coach had the luxury of watching the Polish boxer in his semi final on Friday evening and the important notes and video was taken to view later that night. The homework was done, the hard training was complete and when Nash stepped into the ring at 2pm on Saturday he was simply outstanding throughout the three rounds and caught the Naas boy every time he lead a punch and missed which was quite often. Vitlipas was considered a quality boxer by various club coaches after his impressive semi final win but Nash made him look quite ordinary and the Knockmore boxer went on to win his second personal title and the clubs second in their short five year history. The three judges gave all rounds to Nash and he won on a unanimous decision 3-0.
The national female championships for 11-year-old to 16-year-old boxers were held in the National Stadium last Friday and Saturday with a fantastic total 24 Mayo boxers weighing in for the championships. On Friday evening it was the girl one and girl two boxers that stepped into the ring and Mayo girls won seven out of the ten contests they were involved in.