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Ulster boxers take the honours in Swinford

The visiting boxers from Ulster took the majority of the contests in the inter-provincal tournament held in the Conway Gym and Fitness Centre in Swinford last Friday night. The opening four contests on the night involved eight Mayo boxers as support bouts for the main contests. The best contest of the night was awarded to the meeting of Vicky Harraghy (Swinford/Connacht) and Grainne Gallagher (Twin Towns/Ulster) with the visiting girl taking the girl two, 46kg contest 3-0. There were wins on the night for Chloe Moore (Swinford/Connacht) in the girl two 42kg grade, Shannon Sweeney (St Anne’s/Connacht), and Aoife Hennigan (Swinford/Connacht) in the intermediate 63kg grade.

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.

Almost forty finals and semi-finals on the cards this weekend

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.

Five wins for hosts at Eagle tournament

The Eagle club held a short programme of 10 contests last Saturday night in the Wyatt Hotel in Westport. The host club had seven boxers on the night’s bill and picked up five wins out of those contests, marking a very successful night for the club. The best bout of the night went to the meeting of Kieran Roody from Eagle and Eoin McDonnell from the Ardagh/Crossmolina club in a contest that saw Roody come out on top. The meeting of Patrick Lawrence (Eagle) and Anthony Leonard (Ardagh/Crossmolina) was another top encounter with the local again picking up the win. The clash of Damien Joyce (Ballinrobe) and Patrick Fallon (Monivea) was another tough three round bout with the Mayo boxer just getting the nod on the night to have his hand raised in victory.

Man arrested after engaging in antisocial activity

A Ballina man was before Ballina District Court this week after he breached a civil order which was granted at Ballina District Court in October that prohibited the defendant and another person from engaging in antisocial behaviour.

Civil order granted prohibiting antisocial behaviour

Judge Mary Devins granted a civil order at Ballina District Court this week prohibiting Ann Collins, 124 Greenhills Estate, Ballina, and James Collins, 68 Riverside Drive, Ballina, from engaging in antisocial behaviour—it is an arrestable offence if they breach the order.

Ballina residents give undertaking not to engage in anti-social behaviour

Two members of the same family gave an undertaking at Ballina District Court on Tuesday to not engage in anti-social behaviour.

Drunk man refused to leave Dunnes

A man who, while drunk, fell into clothes rails in Dunnes Stores and refused to leave the store, was convicted and fined at Ballina District Court on Tuesday.

Mullingar man to remain in custody

A Mullingar man was remanded in custody to Cloverhill Prison to appear at Mullingar Court on October 9, at that court last week.

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