Carrigart Boxing Club had a very successful big fight night tournament in the Milford Inn in Friday night.
A Carrigart selection took on a high quality Kildare selection with the Lillywhites winning the contest by seven bouts to three. Kildare’s Karl Kinga won the boxer of the night award following his toe to toe fight with Dungloe’s James Bonner.
The bill also included three finals of the North West Zone Underage Championship with Gerard Storey, St. Joseph’s, Derry; Terence Ward, Twin Towns, and Ciaran O’Connor, Carndonagh, all winning their respective bouts to advance to next weeekend’s Ulster finals.
The Ulster finals are on Saturday next at the Finn Valley Centre with weigh in from 10 am and the first fight timed for 12 noon.
The results from Friday night were as follows:
North West Zone final
Youth 1, 57 kilos: Gerard Storey, St. Josephs (3) defeated (2) Aaron Doherty, Letterkenny
Youth 1, 63 kilos: Terence Ward, Twin Towns (5) defeated (0) Nathan Byrne, St. John Bosco
Youth 2, 66 kilos: Ciaran O’Connor, Carndonagh (4) defeated (1) Owen Scally, Dungloe
Carrigart tournament results
James Lee McBride, Carrigart lost to Patrick Sweeney (Kildare)
Martin Lee Lynch, Carrigart defeated Denis Dunne
Jack Scally, Dungloe defeated Joe Jordan
Antoin Brady, Dunfanaghy lost to Robert Carthy
Denis Lafferty, Raphoe lost to Dean Gleeson
Liam Duffy, Letterkenny defeated Shane Gallagher
Seamus Gallagher, Carrigart lost to Paddy Walsh
James Bonner, Dungloe lost to Karl Kinga
Robert Cauldwell, Carrigart lost to Stephen Myers
Thomas Roohan, Ballincarrow lost to David Joyce