Convoy Boxing Club Tournament

Convoy Boxing Club Tournament
The Convoy A.B.C tournament took place on Sunday in a crowded St. Marys Hall.

The Convoy A.B.C tournament took place on Sunday in a crowded St. Marys Hall.

There were 10 excellent contests down for decision. To start the action, Ryan Mulrine of Convoy defeated Gavin Kelly, Dunree in Inishowen, on a points decision in the 42kg.

The 44kg weight class saw Peter Curran of Carrigart get his hand raised over opponent Jordan Gallagher of Convoy.

Matthew Gordan of the host club was defeated by Aaron Kelly of Dunree. These boxers weighed in at 54kg.

In the 57kg weight class, double Irish Champion Bryan McNamee of Convoy outpunched Peter Mc Cartan, Bishopkelly, Tyrone. Also in this weight class was the bout between Michael Ward, Letterkenny ABC, and Corey O’ Kane, Convoy. The Letterkenny fighter won this .

Conor Long of Oakleaf, took on Rory Mc Elhinney, Convoy in the 60kg class and the Derry puncher won.

The 66kg weight class saw host club boxer Keenan Gibson defeat Letterkenny boxer Patrick Mc Conigley.

There were two fights in the 75kg, Liam Doherty of Letterkenny defeated Kevin Maguire from Twin Towns and Mark Laverty, Convoy beat Patrick Friel, Raphoe.

Prizes on the night were presented by former Convoy boxer Patrick Harkin who is now based in Cork.

The Nine Counties boxing competition will commence this Saturday in the Halfway House, Burnfoot.

The tournament is for 14, 15 and 16-year-old boys and girls from all around Ulster. Weigh-in is from 9:30am to 11am followed by the draw at 12 noon. The first bout is at 1pm. Boxing starts at 11am Sunday.

The Finn Valley Club will play hosts to Olympic A.B.C, Tuam, Galway. There are 16 quality fights down for decision to take place in the Finn Valley Hall on Saturday night.

Letterkenny will hold a juvenile tournament tonight, Thursday, for boxers of both genders aged 11-15 years-old from 7:30pm.