Convoy boxing fight night

Convoy ABC held another successful boxing tournament on Sunday evening in St. Mary’s Hall with boxers from across the north west taking part.

Convoy ABC held another successful boxing tournament on Sunday evening in St. Mary’s Hall with boxers from across the north west taking part.

In all boxers from six clubs - Lisnafin, Strabane, Immacula, Strabane, St. Bridgets, Clonmany, Carndonagh, Letterkenny and Raphoe - along with the host club took part in a very enjoyable evening’s boxing.

Top billing on the night went to the Intermediate middleweight clash of John Sweeney from Raphoe and Tom McDonagh, Convoy. And the two local fighters did not disappoint as they produced a power packed toe to toe three round before Sweeney, took the verdict on a majority decision.

The other close contests saw local favourite Lee Boyd outpoint Ross Donoghue, Lisnafin, Paddy McMenamin, Immaculata outpoint Peter Morris, Convoy and Corey O’Kane, Convoy outpoint Patrick McConigley, Letterkenny, all decided by majority decision. And were among four fights on the well matched card decided by majority decision. The card also included four exhibition contests.

Club officials were thrilled with the quality of the boxing the large attendance and also expressed their gratitude to the local business community that supported the tournament.

Results:

Intermediate, 75 Kg: John Sweeney (Raphoe) beat Tom McDonagh (Convoy) majority.

Intermediate, 57 Kg: Lee Boyd (Convoy) beat Ross Donoghue (Lisnafin, Strabane) majority.

Youth 1, 60 Kg: Paddy McMenamin (Immaculata, Strabane) beat Peter Morris(Convoy) majority.

Boy 3, 60 Kg: Corey O’Kane (Convoy) beat Patrick McConigley (Letterkenny) majority.

Boy 3, 44 Kg: Anthony Bogle (Convoy) beat Christopher Harkin (St. Bridget’s, Clonmany)

Boy 2, 52 Kg: Ronan O’Donnel (Convoy) beat Aaron Lynch (St. Bridgets)

Youth 1, 60Kg: Padraig O’Boyce (Letterkenny) Matthew McGonigle (St. Bridgets)

Boy 2, 468Kg: Rory McElhinney (Convoy) beat Dean Doherty (Carndonagh)

Exhibition

Youth 1: Tom McFarland (Convoy) - Kyle Harper (Convoy)

Youth 1: Michael McConigley (Letterkenny) - Thomas McMenamin (Immaculata)

Boy 2: Kenan Gibson - Thomas Ward (Carndonagh)

Boy 1: John Reid (Convoy) - Jordon Gallagher (Convoy)