Boxers in action all over the globe

PAULSTOWN boxing club will have three boxers representing Ireland abroad over the next couple of weeks.

PAULSTOWN boxing club will have three boxers representing Ireland abroad over the next couple of weeks.

Senior middleweight champion, Darren O’Neill travels to Germany on Monday where he will take part in a round-robin tournament over seven days.

Youth champion Keith Flavin is currently in Baku, Azerbaijan where he will fight in the President’s Cup on Tuesday. There are 16 nations, including Russia and America, taking part.

Laura O’Neill will join a training camp in Dundalk on Sunday in preparation for the EU championships in Poland in two weeks time.

Irish bantamweight champion, Hannah Carty, has recently returned from Turkey where she represented Ireland in the World Youth Championships. Hannah narrowly missed out on a bronze medal when she was beaten by one point in the quarter-finals.

Also beaten at the quarter-final stage was Callan boxer, Claire Grace, who scored an emphatic win in her opening bout.

Marble City boxer, Kevin Kehoe, won his first Irish title at Boy 2 52kg in the National Stadium, Dublin. Proud trainers in his corner were his uncle Ross and father Willie John.

Callan boxer, Courtney Doheny, won two great fights to claim an Irish girls title. Paulstown’s Brian Mulleney, Callan’s Conor Ivors and Tolerton’s Pierce Nash were all beaten in the finals by the narrow margin of one point.