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IABA Awards take place in Dublin tomorrow

The Irish Amateur Boxing Association (IABA) will celebrate another outstanding year in Dublin this weekend.

The IABA Annual Awards Ceremony will be held at the Louis Fitzgerald Hotel this Saturday evening, December 20th.

RTE legend Jimmy Magee will be MC on the night. For ticket information ring Sally at the National Stadium on (01) 435 3371 for tickets.

Twenty medals, including one AIBA World Elite gold, were won in World, Olympic Youth and European competition in 2014.
Irish medallists in World, European and Youth Olympic Competition in 2014


European Women’s Elite, Youth and Junior Championships, Bucharest, Romania (May/June)

60kg Katie Taylor (Bray) Gold
69kg Claire Grace (Callan) Bronze


54kg Shaneen Flynn (Crumlin) Silver
46kg Shauna Blaney (Navan) Bronze
60kg Shannon Reilly (Bray( Bronze
70kg Aoife Burke (St Mary’s) Bronze


51kg Kristina O’Hara (Emerald) Silver
57kg Amy Broadhurst (Dealgan) Silver
60kg Cheyanne O’Neill (Athlone) Silver
48kg Lauren Hogan (St Brigid’s Edenderry) Bronze

European Schoolboy Championships Kezethely, Hungary (July)

41.5kg Brandon O’Brien (The Borough) Silver
46kg Barry McReynolds (Holy Trinity) Silver
40kg Luke Hurley (Tramore) Bronze
48kg Mike Delaney (Olympic) Bronze
62kg Kane Tucker (St John Bosco) Bronze
76kg Michael Walsh (Holy Family) Bronze
76kg+ Tom Gavin (Edenmore) Bronze

European Union Men’s Elite Championships Sofia, Bulgaria (August)

60kg David Oliver Joyce (St Michael’s Athy) Gold
75kg Michael O’Reilly (Portlaoise) Silver
81kg Darren O’Neill (Paulstown) Silver
49kg Hughie Myers (Ryston) Bronze

Youth Olympics Nanjing, China (August)

60kg Ciara Ginty (Geesala) Silver
81kg Michael Gallagher (Finn Valley) Bronze

European Men’s Youth Championships Zagreb, Croatia (October)

69kg John Joyce (St Michael’s Athy) Silver

European Junior Championships Anapa, Russia (November)

50kg Aaron McKenna (Old School) (Silver)
63kg Kieran Molloy (Oughterard) (Bronze)
66kg Michael Nevin (Portlaoise) (Gold)

AIBA World Women’s Elite Championships Jeju, South Korea (November)

60kg Katie Taylor (Bray) (Gold)


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