Ward is boxer of the night in Twin Towns

Local boxer Martin Ward was the toast of the Twin Towns Boxing Club on Friday night after he picked up the boxer of the tournament award at the club annual fight night in Jackson’s Hotel.

Local boxer Martin Ward was the toast of the Twin Towns Boxing Club on Friday night after he picked up the boxer of the tournament award at the club annual fight night in Jackson’s Hotel.

The Young Twin Towns fighter won the award for his impressive performance on his way to victory over Oisin Grant from Illies Golden Gloves in what was the fight if the night, in a bill which also included Olympic silver medallist Kenneth Egan.

Egan, boxing in his first club tournament in close on 20 years, defeated World Junior bronze medallist David Joyce, in a cracking light heavy weight contest that brought the curtain down on a night of top class boxing. In all, there were 14 bouts on the show with host club, Twin Towns Boxing Club, claiming six of the bouts.

The full results were as follows:

Boy 2- 46 Kg: Isaac McLaughlin, Twin Towns beat Martin Lee Lynch , Carrigart

Boy 2- 33Kg: Ethan Brady Sweeney, T.T. lost to Emmett Diver, Clonmany

Boy 4- 75kg:: Martin Doherty, T.T. lost to Patrick McMenamin, Immaculata, Strabane

Intermediate – 69 Kg: Darren Mongan, Letterkenny beat Johnny Smith, Dungloe

Boy 2- 36Kg: O.J. Ward, T.T. beat Charlie McDonagh, Raphoe

Youth 1- 50 Kg: Conor Bianconi, T.T. beat Patrick McCole, Dungloe

Intermediate – 75 Kg: Terence Ward T.T. beat Thomas McMenamin, Immaculata

Boy 3- 39 Kg: Michael Ward, T.T. beat Oisin Grant, Illies Golden Gloves

Boy 3- 60 Kg: Michael Gallagher, T.T. lost to Owen Foy, Ballyshannon

Intermediate -67 Kg: Owen McCauley, T.T. beat Sean Ferguson, Lisnafin, Strabane

Youth 2- 60 Kg: Adam Kelly, Ballinacragy lost to Johnny Joyce, Athy

Intermediate- 71Kg: Paul Derby , T.T. lost to John Joe Joyce, Ballinacargy

Intermediate -75 Kg: Paul Kelly, T.T lost to Christy Joyce, Athy

Senior – 81 Kg: Kenneth Egan beat David Joe Joyce, Ballinacargy.

Peter O’Donnell, Raphoe was the MC on the night with Sadie Duffy, Buncrana and James McCarron, Carrigart were the referees.