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Two men have received jail sentences in a Castlebar court for crashing a stolen car and then abusing hospital staff while they were being treated at the A&E department at Mayo General Hospital.
St Anne’s Ray Moylette will compete in the semi-finals of the National Elite Championships in the National Stadium in Dublin this evening. The former European and World junior champion saw off the challenge of Sean Montgomery (Canal BC) last Sunday in the same venue. The Islandeady boxer will be up against Portlaoise’s Michael Nevin who won two bouts last weekend to get to this stage of the competition. If Moylette picks up the win he’ll face the inner of Dean Walsh (St Joseph’s/St Ibars) and Rohan Date (St Paul’s).
There were three boxing tournaments held in Mayo last week in Ardnaree, Achill, and Castlebar and this weekend they keep coming with tournaments hosted by Ardagh Boxing Club in Hiney’s tonight Friday, January 17. That will be followed by a Geesala Boxing Club tournament in the High Chaparral on Saturday night and a Charlestown Boxing Club tournament in CBD Sports Complex on Sunday afternoon.
A 26-year-old father of three who was threatening and abusive while drunk was sentenced to prison at Wednesday’s sitting of Castlebar District Court.
A man who shouted abuse at gardaí after they were called to a disturbance at a wedding was sentenced to community service at Ballina District Court this week.
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.
Mayo boxers won 23 of the 40 contests on the programme for the finals of the 2013 Connacht Championships in Oughterard last Saturday. In one of the 10 all-Mayo contests Declan Mc Donagh (Claremorris) had an impressive win against Padraig McDonagh (Geesala). The Claremorris boy has had a tremendous amount of experience from championship boxing this season, having contested 11 bouts so far this year.
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.
A man who was abusive to gardaí when they were called to a disturbance in a residential area was before Castlebar District Court this week.
Two men were sentenced to prison this week after they smashed up a car and door to a house of a Castlebar man.