Carrigart host successful fight night

Carrigart Boxing Club had a very successful big fight night tournament in the Milford Inn in Friday night.

Carrigart Boxing Club had a very successful big fight night tournament in the Milford Inn in Friday night.

A Carrigart selection took on a high quality Kildare selection with the Lillywhites winning the contest by seven bouts to three. Kildare’s Karl Kinga won the boxer of the night award following his toe to toe fight with Dungloe’s James Bonner.

The bill also included three finals of the North West Zone Underage Championship with Gerard Storey, St. Joseph’s, Derry; Terence Ward, Twin Towns, and Ciaran O’Connor, Carndonagh, all winning their respective bouts to advance to next weeekend’s Ulster finals.

The Ulster finals are on Saturday next at the Finn Valley Centre with weigh in from 10 am and the first fight timed for 12 noon.

The results from Friday night were as follows:

North West Zone final

Youth 1, 57 kilos: Gerard Storey, St. Josephs (3) defeated (2) Aaron Doherty, Letterkenny

Youth 1, 63 kilos: Terence Ward, Twin Towns (5) defeated (0) Nathan Byrne, St. John Bosco

Youth 2, 66 kilos: Ciaran O’Connor, Carndonagh (4) defeated (1) Owen Scally, Dungloe

Carrigart tournament results

James Lee McBride, Carrigart lost to Patrick Sweeney (Kildare)

Martin Lee Lynch, Carrigart defeated Denis Dunne

Jack Scally, Dungloe defeated Joe Jordan

Antoin Brady, Dunfanaghy lost to Robert Carthy

Denis Lafferty, Raphoe lost to Dean Gleeson

Liam Duffy, Letterkenny defeated Shane Gallagher

Seamus Gallagher, Carrigart lost to Paddy Walsh

James Bonner, Dungloe lost to Karl Kinga

Robert Cauldwell, Carrigart lost to Stephen Myers

Thomas Roohan, Ballincarrow lost to David Joyce