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Buru and Nash are National Junior Cadet Champions

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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.

Three Mayo Boxers advance to National Cadet finals

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The days of the count back may be over in boxing following the introduction of the 10 point must scoring system, but some of the bouts are equally tight, as was proven in the 2013 National Junior Cadet Championships last weekend.

Large Mayo contingent in Connacht championship action

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.

The darkest corners of the mind

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A MURDERER who has dismembered an elderly man insists he is innocent and had good reason, but yet still hears the victim’s heart beat beneath the floorboards. An aristocrat encounters his doppelgänger, an encounter which can only lead to a deadly end.

Funding sought for Galway film

THE COMPANY Productions/Trench Entertainment is seeking funds for a film, based on it’s play DUÆL which was performed in the Town Hall in June.

DUÆL - when the US army sought German intelligence

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IT IS July 1945. Germany lies in ruins. For the second time in less than 30 years it has been vanquished by the other European powers and is occupied by the British, French, US, and Russian armies.

Barrowsiders are close to All-Ireland glory

Carlow under-21 hurlers will play Kerry in the All-Ireland under 21 B final at Nenagh this Saturday at 3.30pm. On route, Carlow defeated Meath in the Leinster semi-final, Westmeath in the final, and three weeks ago, they defeated Donegal in the All-Ireland semi-final.

Sport briefs

Top Oil under 21 hurling championship semi-final

When the Soviets unleashed the Great Purge

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IN DECEMBER 1934, Sergey Kirov, a prominent early Bolshevik leader and loyal supporter of Joseph Stalin, was assassinated in The Smolny Institute in St Petersburg, where he worked.

Playing at Plays in Town Hall studio

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YOUNG GALWAY ensemble The Company Productions kick off the New Year in appropriate fashion at the Town Hall studio next week with a new play about the trials and tribulations of putting on a play.

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