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The boxers from Ballina shared the wins in their own competition last Sunday afternoon, picking up seven victories from 14 bouts in a competitive afternoon of boxing. The Ballina competition was the second last tournament before the Mayo championships and there were a number of boxers honing their craft in the Dick Hearns centre before the county championships. Caroline McDonagh was awarded the club boxer of the season award and the 12-year-old looked impressive in her fight win over Molly Rowley from Swinford in the girl two 39kg category.
Eight clubs in Mayo entered 17 boxers into the National Senior Cadet championships for 14-year-old and 15-year-old boxers. The competition was held in the National Stadium over three days last weekend. The IABA will be using these championships as part of their selection process for the European Junior Championships in Russia this summer.
Nine Mayo boys won titles in the 2013 National championships in the Boy 3, Youth 1 and Youth 2 grades in the National Stadium last weekend. Westport’s St Anne’s club were one of the most successful clubs involved in the entire championships, winning all three of the final’s their boxers were involved in. James Brennan followed in the footsteps of his father winning the Youth 1, 44kg title 26 years after his dad Martin won the Junior 75kg title. Brennan defeated Ned O’Reilly Tramore BC on a score of 14-10 in the final.
Galway’s Olympic Boxing Club s celebrating it success at the Connacht boys and youth boxing championship held in Westport with 15 youngsters claiming titles.