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Galway kickboxers achieved a 100 per cent success at the recent IKF sanctioned international kickboxing promotion in Portlaoise.
The biggest night on the kickboxing calendar will be held on Saturday evening in Galway.
Five fighters from the Galway Black Dragon Kickboxing Club were in action on Sunday in Kilkenny and they came away with four wins and just one defeat.
Galway Black Dragon kickboxer Eric Daly has added the IKF All Ireland light welterweight belt to his collection.
Fighters from the Black Dragon Kickboxing Club in Galway are counting down to the "Midsummer Madness" full contact kickboxing tournament in the Menlo Park Hotel on Sunday.
Galway has a new world champion. Kickboxer Nikki Collins has claimed the IKF World Bantamweight title, becoming the first female world champion from the west of Ireland.
• Galway County badminton team enjoyed a famous win in the All Ireland inter-county finals at NUIG sports centre. Having advanced from the qualifying weekend, Galway faced Roscommon in what proved a tight All-Ireland semi final. Early nerves and a couple of tight set losses saw the team trail Roscommon 3-2 in the best of nine, but a great win in the first ladies’ doubles saw Galway draw 3-3. Galway won two of the three mixed games to squeeze through to the All Ireland final 5-3. Up against Meath, Galway got off to a flying start, winning both singles to take a 2-0 lead. Second ladies and second men soon followed to leave Galway in a strong 4-0 lead. It was left to Galway's first doubles pairing of Ross Creaven and Colm Franks to clinch the deciding match to give Galway an unbeatable 5-0 lead and the Class 4 All-Ireland title. Galway team, Cormac O'Connor (player manager), Ross Creaven, Colm Franks, Bryan Lalor, Damien Hehir, Stephen Keane, Joanne Gilmore, Susan Gilmore, Helen Sheehan, Orla Bishop, Claire Kenny.
Athenry advanced to the next round of the FAI Junior Cup after a hard fought win in Tuam on Sunday morning.
Two goals in the last 10 minutes saw Corrib Rangers pick up an unlikely point in a game played in terrible conditions on Sunday morning in Tuam.
The Black Dragon Kickboxing Club ended 2008 on a high with their end of the year promotion at the Black Box Theatre entitled "Seasons Beatings".