Donegal Ladies take three National Boxing titles

Donegal boxers lifted three boxing titles at the National Stadium in Dublin at the weekend.

Donegal boxers lifted three boxing titles at the National Stadium in Dublin at the weekend.

Finn Valley’s Austeja Accuite (Finn Valley) beat Sally Carrig (Ennis) 10-8 to take the 63 kg title.

Jane Carty (Ballyshannon) beat Kayleigh O’Donnell (Clonmel) 22-12 in convincing style to take the 70kg title while Maeve McCarron (Carrigart) received a walk over in the final of 91+kg final.

Almost 200 girls took part - a record entry, which shows the increased interest in female boxing, one of Ireland’s fastest growing sports.

Results:

63kg: Austeja Accuite (Finn Valley) beat Sally Carrig (Ennis) 10-8

70kg: Jane Carty (Ballyshannon) beat Kayleigh O’Donnell (Clonmel) 22-12

91+kg: Maeve McCarron (Carrigart) W/O