New boxing season just a week away

It’s all systems go for the new boxing season.

The first action of the new season are the Donegal Novice Championships which are being held this year in the Letterkenny Boxing Club Gym. The championships are on Sunday week, October 9th, and are open to boxers from Donegal, Derry, Tyrone and Sligo/Leitrim.

The weigh-in is from 9.30 to 11.30 am, with the draw at 12 noon and boxing getting underway at 1pm.

The annual Donegal Boxing Awards function is on Saturday night October 22nd in the Central Hotel, Donegal Town. In all 26 awards will be presented on the night. Tickets are keenly priced at €25 for a four course meal and dancing to the Workmates. Tickets are available from any of the county’s 18 boxing clubs.


Upcoming tournaments are Illies Golden Glove BC, in the Halfway House, Burnfoot on October 21st.

Raphoe Boxing Club are staging a major tournament in Deele College, in Raphoe on November 19th.