County sides to fight in upcoming internationals


Two Irish teams will fly out to mainland European for international fights in the coming weeks.

Teams from Antrim and Dublin will take on continental opposition as they build towards provincial and all-Ireland championships.

First up, a team from Antrim fly out to Barcelona on September 21st for fights over the proceeding days.

Then, a Dublin team will take on a Belgian select in Brussels on October 6th.

The teams for these two fight nights are as follows.

ANTRIM
52kg Conor Quinn (Clonard)
56kg Eamonn McNally (St Michaels)
60kg Seamus Deeds (Emerald)
64kg Nathan Watson (Saints)
69kg Aidan Walsh (Monkstown)
75kg Caoimhin Agyarko Hynes (Holy Trinity)

For the Antrim side, the trip offers invaluable preparations for the Ulster Seniors/Commonwealth Games qualifier this coming November.

DUBLIN
Y52kg Dylan Doyle (Monkstown)
Y64kg Pierce O’Leary
56kg Jordan Moore (Glasnevin)
69kg Peter Carr (Crumlin)
75kg David Bicevas (Saviours)
81kg Tony Browne (St Michaels)
91kg Michael Frayne (St Marys)

A number of the Dublin side are also preparing for the National Senior (Intermediate) Championships in November and December.

Best of luck to both teams!

gym trition

frayne carpentry

Joe O'Neill

Reporting on Irish boxing the past five years. Work has appeared on irish-boxing.com, Boxing News, the42.ie, and local and national media. Provide live ringside updates, occasional interviews, and special features on the future of Irish boxing. email: joneill6@tcd.ie