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Two dozen Mayo girls in national finals

A squad of 24 female boxers from 10 clubs in Mayo will attempt to add additional titles to the 18 national titles won by various boxers from the county so far this season. The action will commence this evening (Friday) continuing tomorrow in the National Stadium in Dublin. Geesala BC will have the biggest contingent with six boxers in the finals. Golden Gloves and St Anne’s each has four boxers in the finals, with Castlebar sending forward three, Ballinrobe two, and one each from Ardagh/Crossmolina, Swinford, Ballyhaunis, Ballina, and Knockmore.

Moylette and Lynch go for glory in Elite finals

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There will be plenty of Mayo interest in the action in the National Stadium in Dublin where the IABA Elite National Championships finals will be taking place tonight. St Anne’s Ray Moylette will be up in the fourth bout of the night when he takes on Ross Hickey in what is potentially the bout of the night in the light-welterweight (64kg) grade. Moylette is the defending European champion and ranked number eight in the world, while Hickey is a two time elite champion and is defending his title from last year. Moylette, who had plenty of injury problems last year which curtailed his chances of making it to the Olympics, is back in top form this year and over the past two weekends saw off Patrick Mongan 14-7 in his quarter-final victory and Sean Duffy 18-10 in his semi-final win last Friday night.

Big weekend of action at St Anne’s and Castlebar tournaments

St Anne’s Boxing club held a very successful tournament in the Peter Callaghan Centre last Saturday night, January 12, winning 10 of the 16 contests on the bill. The female bout between Ellen McDonagh (St Anne’s) and Rosie Conway (Geesala) was awarded the best contest of the evening and Liam McStravick (St Anne’s) received the award for the best boxer of the night.

Woman brandished knife in family row

A woman who brandished a butter knife in the middle of a housing estate was before Castlebar District Court this week.

‘Vulgar’ language used by mother in fight

A mother of nine who when involved with an incident with family members shouted “I’m going to take the head off her and beat her”, was before court in Castlebar on Wednesday for being threatening and abusive.

Man in his seventies assaulted with a stiletto in ‘horrendous’ incident

A mother of nine, who when intoxicated and for no apparent reason, whacked an elderly man on the top of the head with a stiletto, was sentenced to jail at this week’s sitting of Castlebar District Court.

Travellers in court for illegally camping on council lands

Ten members of the Travelling community who camped on lands belonging to Ballina Town Council over a one year to 15 month period from September 2007, were before Ballina District Court this week.


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