Paulstown tops in Leinster bouts

PAULSTOWN boxing club enjoyed another good weekend of action, this time in the finals of the Leinsters youths championships at which they scored a few massive wins and took the overall club title.

PAULSTOWN boxing club enjoyed another good weekend of action, this time in the finals of the Leinsters youths championships at which they scored a few massive wins and took the overall club title.

Graham Kealy won his fourth Leinster title in five years when out-classing Anthony Mullaly 9 points to 1. Conor Doyle scored a great win over Alan Nolan, Killcullen, in the 54 kilo final, winning 6 points to 3. Tony Jackman gave a very impressive performance when stopping Kevin North, Offaly, in round two.

Keith Flavin took his sixth title in six years by stopping John Keating, Killcullen, in round one. Jimmy Jackman and Thomas Delahunty were narrowly beaten in finals, while Mairead Whiteley along with Hannah and Josie Carthy received walk-overs in their finals.

Team captain Keith Flavin was presented with the William Hoare memorial Cup on behalf of the Paulstown boxers as the best club in Leinster for the second year running.

Other winners from the county included Gary Keogh, Marble City, in the youth 1 48kg final in which he beat

Anthony Dobbs, Oulart the Ballagh.