Donegal have 12 Nine Counties Boxing champions

Donegal have 12 Nine Counties Boxing champions

Donegal boxers did well at last weekend’s Ulster Nine Counties Championships in the Halfway House in Burnfoot.

In all, 12 Donegal boxers are celebrating Nine Counties Championship success this week.

Jordan Saville, Dungloe; Liam Crawford, Raphoe; Tiarnan Moran, Illies Golden Gloves; Paddy McShane, Letterkenny, and Alanna Sweeney, Twin Towns, were all impressive winners in Sunday’s finals.

There were walkover wins for Adam Boyle (Dungloe), Ciara McMenamin (Twin Towns), Pauric O’Donnell (Dungloe), Chloe McDaid, Leah Gallen (Finn Valley), and Shannon Tiffoney (Bundoran).

There was final disappointment for Michael O’Connor, Owen Ward and Michael O’Donnell, Letterkenny; Oisin Wallace, Dungloe and Liam McGonagle, Raphoe, who were all pipped in their finals.