Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Ireland’s Rising Amateur Boxing Stars Back on Sept. 16

The Everglades Hotel will host Ireland’s rising amateur boxing stars of the future on Sunday, September 16th, when a “Young Ireland” Selection will take on Scotland in the first international of its kind ever to be staged in Derry.

The event, organized by the Irish Amateur Boxing Association, will be hosted by the local Oakleaf Boxing Club as part of its 20th anniversary celebrations.

In fact, Ireland’s Director of Boxing, Mr. Dom O’Rourke, has included a host of Irish champions for the Derry event having also confirmed that Derry will be well represented in the Irish squad.

Indeed, the host club has not been left out with the Oakleaf quartet of Ryan Green, Tom Stokes, Brett McGinty, Francie Stokes joined by St. Joseph’s Liam Glennon, all current Irish champions.

One to watch on the night will be Hughie Nevin, from Cavan, a brother of Ireland’s recent silver medallist John Joe. The younger Nevin is regarded as one of the brightest prospects for the next Olympics in Rio in 2016 and, no doubt, many of his Irish team-mates will also have Brazil included their long term ambitions.

The Oakleaf ABC Committee is hoping to have at least two of Team Ireland’s medallists as guests for the International. Chairman Eugene O’Kane said the interest in the multi-national has been very encouraging and due to the interest, the event may well have to be a “ticket only” function.

Further information the full make-up of the Irish team will be released shortly.

Tags: Amateur Boxing image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Post a Comment - View More User Comments (0)
Top Headlines Video: Angel Garcia Sounds Off, Predicts Pain For Keith Thurman Mario Barrios Discusses Next Fight, Move in Weight, More Hearn: Flattering For Brook That Pacquiao is Khan's Warm-Up Fight Golovkin: Jacobs is Smarter, Stronger, Much Better Since Pirog KO Emotional Danny Garcia Discusses Dad's Prison Stint, Cancer Economides Returns on 4/22; Simmons Out Of British Title Fight Thurman Feels Edge in Size, Power Will Play Role in Garcia Fight Photos: Shinsuke Yamanaka, Carlos Carlson Ready For War Joshua "Would Love" For Tony Bellew To Drill David Haye in Upset Hearn Assures That Haye Will Not Withdraw From Bellew Fight Canelo: You Haven't Seen My Best Yet, I Get Better in Each Fight Danny Garcia: Thurman is My Fourth or Fifth Best Opponent Peterson Willing to Wait for Garcia-Thurman Winner If Needed Danny Garcia: Beating Thurman 'Makes Me the Face of Boxing' Golovkin's Promoter: Canelo Fight is Looking Good For The Fall Haye, Bellew Warned To Tone Down Language By British Board Billy Joe Saunders Breaks Down Liam Smith vs. Liam Williams Cecilia Braekhus vs. Anabelle Farias in The Works For June 9 Michael Watson Pleads For Witnesses of Attack To Come Forward Booth Wonders if Haye Will Fade in Second Half With Bellew Knockout CP Freshmart Stops Odaira To Retain WBA World Title Cedric Vitu vs. Marcello Matano IBF Eliminator in Play Ricky Hatton: I Think Pacquiao Will Have Too Much For Khan Dennis Ceylan Says Isaac Lowe Clash is Now Personal Pacquiao vs. Khan on May 19, Says Koncz After Arum Meeting Keith Thurman Explains Why He's Not Afraid To Let That '0' Go Chavez Jr, Nacho Get Off To a Fantastic Start in Camp For Canelo Antonio Moran vs. Richard Zamora on Boxeo Telemundo Golovkin Still Wants Mayweather at 154, Has No Respect For Canelo Video: Tom Loeffler on Golovkin-Jacobs, Canelo Talks, More DiBella: Thurman vs. Garcia Will Decide The Top Dog at 147 Video: Gennady Golovkin Talks Training Camp, Jacobs, Canelo Video: Gennady Golovkin Putting in Work For Jacobs Defense Chris Kongo Discusses His Career, Working Up The Ranks Video: Abel Sanchez on Golovkin-Jacobs, Canelo-Chavez, More Photos: Gennady Golovkin in Beast Mode For Danny Jacobs Fight Stevens to Lemieux: Bring Smelling Salts for the KO, Pretty Boy! Granat: After Dimitrenko - I Want Breazeale, Whyte, Luis Ortiz Photos: Claressa Shields Holds Open Workout in Detroit De La Hoya: Mayweather-McGregor Won't Happen in a Million Years
Advertisement
Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement