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There were three boxing tournaments held in Mayo last week in Ardnaree, Achill, and Castlebar and this weekend they keep coming with tournaments hosted by Ardagh Boxing Club in Hiney’s tonight Friday, January 17. That will be followed by a Geesala Boxing Club tournament in the High Chaparral on Saturday night and a Charlestown Boxing Club tournament in CBD Sports Complex on Sunday afternoon.
Mayo boxers won 23 of the 40 contests on the programme for the finals of the 2013 Connacht Championships in Oughterard last Saturday. In one of the 10 all-Mayo contests Declan Mc Donagh (Claremorris) had an impressive win against Padraig McDonagh (Geesala). The Claremorris boy has had a tremendous amount of experience from championship boxing this season, having contested 11 bouts so far this year.
There will be 30 Mayo boxers in action in Oughterard Community Centre tomorrow in the Connacht Boy 1, Boy 2, Boy 3 and u18 finals. The boxing will get underway at 10am with the first contest of the day. In Boy 1 Shea Pye, Knockmore will contest the 29kg final. William Maughan, Knockmore is in action in the 31kg final while St Anne’s Owen McDonagh is going for glory in the 33kg . The 42kg final is an all Mayo contest with Padraic McDonagh, Geesala and Declan McDonagh, Claremorris squaring off. The 42kg contest is another all Mayo bout, with Alex Maughan, Castlebar and Evan Ivers, Golden Gloves going toe to toe. Anthony Walsh, Golden Gloves will be looking for victory in the 46kg, with Stephen Maughan, Charlestown hoping to win the 50kg. Killasser’s Jason Maughan contests the 60kg final and it’s an all St Anne’s final in the 63kg showdown with James McDonagh and Rory Brennan facing each other.
Following last weekend’s action in the preliminary and quarter finals of the 2013 Mayo championships in the Peter Callaghan Centre home of St Anne’s Boxing Club in Westport, the action will move to north Mayo this weekend, over Saturday and Sunday, where two days of boxing will kick off in the Killala Community Centre at 11am Saturday. On the weekend’s card are 18 semi-finals and 19 finals. In order, the bouts are as follows in the semi-finals; James Collins (Eagle) v Eohan McGowan (Ballina) in Boy 1 39kg, Darragh Gaughan (Knockmore) v Padraig McDonagh (Geesala) Boy 1 42kg, Matthew Murphy (Ballinrobe) v Declan McDonagh (Claremorris), Boy 1 42kg, Ciaran Roddy (Eagle) v Paddy Ward Charlestown), Boy 2 39kg, Ciaran Brogan (Knockmore) v David Livingstone (Castlebar), Boy 2 39kg, Eileen McDonagh (St Anne’s) v Lauren Finn (Ballyhaunis) Girl 2 42kg, Terence Lawrence (Ballina) v William McHale (Castlebar) Boy 4 39kg, Edward Cleary (Ballyhaunis) v Gavin Roache (Castlebar) Boy 4 44kg, Aaron Daly (Castlebar) v Darren Cadden (Ardagh/Cross), Peter Butler (Ballinrobe) v James Carolan (Geesala) Boy 4 52kg, Brian O’Neill (Ballyhaunis) v Martin F Collins (St Anne’s) Youth 1 52kg, James McDonagh (Claremorris) v Jason Sweeney (Knockmore) Youth 1, 52kg, Adam Brennan (Ardagh/Cross) v Liam McStavick (St Anne’s) Youth 1, 52kg, Terri Gleeson (St Anne’s) v Claire McDonagh (Castlebar) Girl 5 57kg, Evan Heneghan (Ballinrobe) v Stephen Chambers (Castlebar) Youth 1 60kg, John J Ward (Gurteen) v Kevin Ward (Castlebar), Youth 1 60kg, Patrick McDonagh (St Anne’s) v Jonathan Mongan (Gurteen), Youth 1 70kg, Benjamin Garrett (Castlebar) v Sean Reilly (Ardagh/Cross) u18 60kg.