No glory for brave boxer Caoimhe!

By Dan Walsh It wasn’t to be for Marshalstown’s Irish champion Caoimhe Kinsella, (17), in the World Youth Boxing Championships losing out to Japan on a 4/1 split decision in a close fight in La Nucia. Spain, today. On social media tonight, Caoimhe’s club St Anthony’s and St. Patrick’s Boxing Club, Enniscorthy posted; “We areContinue reading “No glory for brave boxer Caoimhe!”

Boxer Caoimhe in last World 16

EXCLUSIVE By Dan Walsh Ireland and Enniscorthy boxing star Caoimhe Kinsella, (17), has reached the last 16 in the World Youth Boxing Championships against Japan today (Saturday) in La Nucia in Spain. The fight is Live in YouTube channel IBA Boxing. Afternoon session ring A. She will be in the ring around 3 or 3.15pmContinue reading “Boxer Caoimhe in last World 16”

Caoimhe ready to fight for Ireland

By Dan Walsh Promising young boxing star Caoimhe Kinsella, (17), has been selected on the Ireland boxing team competing in the World Youth Boxing Championships in La Nucia in Spain later this month – November 12th-27th. A native of Marshalstown, Caoimhne is a member of St Anthony’s and St. Patrick’s Boxing Club, Enniscorthy. Caoimhe KinsellaContinue reading “Caoimhe ready to fight for Ireland”

Death of boxing legend Mick Quigley

By Dan Walsh The death has taken place of Michael (Mick) Quigley who devoted his life to boxing and progressed from action in the ring in his younger days to referee of international standard and club trainer. He was 87 years old. There has been many tributes.  “St Aidan’s Boxing Club are very saddened toContinue reading “Death of boxing legend Mick Quigley”

Gorey’s Niall Kennedy KO’d in Round 3

By Dan Walsh Niall Kennedy is still a world sporting hero in his native Gorey and is credited with doing his country proud despite a bruising end to his fight against Croatian Alen Babic tonight. Kennedy was no match for his opponent and was on the floor twice before the referee called a halt toContinue reading “Gorey’s Niall Kennedy KO’d in Round 3”

Kennedy fight on Sunday Sky Sports

By Dan Walsh Niall Kennedy, the heavyweight from Willow Park, Gorey, who also works as a full-time Garda in Wicklow town, has had an eventful career since turning professional. Fighting under the Murphys Boxing Promotion, Kennedy, (36), has made a big name for himself Stateside and won state titles in Massachusetts and New England inContinue reading “Kennedy fight on Sunday Sky Sports”