Kieran Farrell signs another young Irish talent

Young Manchester promoter Kieran Farrell has signed up yet another Irish talent ahead of assault on the scene which starts next month.

The former Breen Team fighter has snapped up his eleventh Irish boxer, the sixth of which is a new pro.

21 year old Tom Kearney of Townland ABC in Antim is the latest puncher to put pen to paper with the promotional newcomer.

The Glenavy youngster, the Ulster Intermediate champion in 2015, was last seen in the National Under-22 Championships where he competed at light heavyweight, losing to National Elite Senior runner-up Tony Browne.

Farrell intends for Kearney to box at middleweight in the pros.

The Ulster boxer joins an ever-growing Irish stable under Farrell that currently includes Dylan Moran, Sean McGlinchey, Gerard Healy, Mathew Fitzsimons, Mark Morris, Sean Magee, Dan McShane, Padraig McCrory, Sean Higginson, and Joe Hillerby.

A debut date for Kearney will be announced in the near future, with a first outing in the Summer looking likely,

Farrell’s first Belfast show – titled ‘A New Era’ – will take place at the Devenish Complex on Saturday April 22nd. The card will be headlined by Feargal McCrory in an eight-round clash with Jay Carney, and will also feature McGlinchey, Fitzsimons, McShane, Hillerby, Magee, Healy, and Joe Fitzpatrick.

Tickets are available from the boxers involved at the following prices:
£20 (standing)
£35 (unreserved seating)
£50 (ringside).

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