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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.
Following last weekend’s three events held by Ardagh/Crossmolina BC, Geesala BC, and Charlestown BC, the action moves to Swinford tonight, Friday January 24, in the Conway Fitness Centre at 8pm. Then to the Wyatt Hotel Westport for the Eagle BC tournament tomorrow at 8pm and the weekend’s action will wrap up with the sixth annual Vincy James Memorial tournament in Foxford Sports and Leisure Centre this Sunday, January 26 at 3pm.
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.
The weigh in for the 2013 Mayo Boxing Championships will be held in the Peter Callaghan Centre (St Anne’s Club) Westport this Sunday from 9am to 10am. Boxing will commence at 12 noon and the semi/finals will be held in the Killala Community Centre the following weekend, Saturday February 16 and Sunday 17.
he Knockmore Boxing club will stage the fifth Annual Vincy James Memorial tournament in the Foxford Sports and Leisure Centre on the Sunday afternoon of January 27. This is the club’s fifth anniversary and there are plans for a major event to mark the occasion. Sixteen contests will be on the main programme with 10 underage boxers prior to the main event, getting their chance to perform in front of the home crowd, some of them for the very first time. The Knockmore club is seeking sponsorship from businesses/clubs/organisations or individuals for the 16 contests and would be extremely grateful for any assistance in staging the tournament. Sponsors will have the opportunity to present the trophies to the boxers after each bout on the day. Past winners of the Vincy James cup are James Langan, the Mc Gowan brothers Dara and Tadhg and last year the 2012 National Champion Eric Nash.
for the upcoming mini rugby season will take place at the clubhouse from 6.30pm to 8.30pm on Thursday next September 6. All parents signing up children are asked to bring a completed registration form and the membership fee. Log on to www.castlebarrdc.com where full details on the registration form can be found. Age groups catered for are u8 (born before 2005), u9 (born before 2004), u10 (born before 2003), u11 (born before 2002), u12 (born before 2001). Further information or any queries contact Fred Flynn, mini rugby co-ordinator, on 086 8263972. Training will start on Saturday, September 8 from 10.30am to 12 noon.
Michael Breathnach handballer Ciana Ni Churraoin capped a fantastic year when she secured the All-Ireland girls’ junior singles title at the finals in Kells recently.
The Marion Fitzgerald Memorial Tournament took place on Saturday with twenty two teams taking part on the day. O'Loughlin’s entered two teams — O'Loughlin’s Green and O'Loughlin’s White.
Twenty doubles teams from Galway, Loughrea and Ennis competed at this year’s Spring Doubles Tournament at the Galway Lawn Tennis Club.
Mayo was at the centre of the Irish handball world last weekend with not one but two major sporting events attracting large attendances and much to talk about. While the game’s top seniors did battle over two days at the second John Gaffney memorial tournament in Ballaghaderreen, girls of all ages had a weekend event all to themselves with the inaugural Go Handball Tournament at six Mayo venues on Saturday and Sunday.