Boxing followers in the south of the county are in for treat this Saturday night with the staging of Bundoran ABC’s ‘Big Fight Night’ in the Great Northern Hotel.
The first bell on the 13 bout card is at 8 pm sharp as local boxers take on some of the cream of Donegal, Ulster and Connacht boxing.
The two main bouts on the night are the clashes of Denis Lafferty from Raphoe and Darren McCole from Dungloe and Thomas McMenamin from Immaculata, Derry and Johnny Smith from Dungloe.
The main focus of local intetrest will be on the fight between Bundoran’s latest sensation Shane Gillespie who goes toe to toe with Mark Stringer from Ballinamore.
Gillespie, who was crowned Ulster Boy 1, 50 Kg champion last weekend, is on something of a roll at the moment as last weekend’s Ulster triumph was his sixth title in six weeks.
The full card for Saturday night is as follows
(1) Jimmy Ward, Bundoran vs to be confirmed
(2) Shannon Tiffany, Bundoran vs Chloe Menarry, Bundoran
(3) Kelvin Mulhern, Bundoran vs Ronan Kelly, Raphoe
(4) Gerry Oates, Bundoran vs Owen McLaughlin, Ballinamore
(5) Daire Doyle, Bundoran vs Gary Duffy, Immaculta
(6) Nathaniall Doherty, Bundoran vs Dillon Hackett, Ballinamore
(7) Brendan Oates, Bundoran vs Ryan Gallagher, Ballyshannon
(8) Garrett Boyle, Bundoran vs Danny Duggan,Raphoe
(9) Jamie Spollen, Bundoran vs Patrick McGlincey, Golden Gloves
(10) Shane Gillespie, Bundoran vs Mark Stringer, Ballinamore
(11) Rebecca McDonagh,Bundoran vs Ciara Lavin, Ballinamore
(12) Dennis Lafferty, Raphoe vs Darren McCool, Dungloe
(13) Thomas McMenamin,Immaculta vs Johnny Smith, Dungloe.
Admission prices on the night are adult €10, U-12s, €5 with concession for group bookings. There is also a free draw with the prize of €200 for all tickets purchased on the door.