CWYG RESULTS AND FIXTURES

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CWYG Competition Update

A total of 42 boxers from across 31 clubs weighed-in for the competition which gloved off in the Dockworkers Club, Belfast last evening.

Punters were treated to 9 competitive bouts with the local favourite Oran McNaughton (Dockers BC) topping the programme and advancing to the Finals on Friday night.

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2017 EUROPEAN MEN’S YOUTHS GO TO TURKEY

Ray Moylette and Joe Ward after both won European Elite titles in 2011

Ray Moylette and Joe Ward after both won European Elite titles in 2011 in Turkey

The 2017 EUBC European Youth Men’s Championships will be held in Antalya, Turkey in October 14-23.

Boxers who were born in 1999 and 2000 are eligible to compete.

Irish boxing has excelled in international competition in Turkey this decade, with Joe Ward and Ray Moylette, pictured above, claiming double gold at the European Elites in Ankara in 2011.

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EDDIE BOLGER TO COACH GERMAN NATIONAL TEAM

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We can confirm that Eddie Bolger, pictured, has resigned from his role as High-Performance Coach with the Irish Athletic Boxing Association (“IABA”) to be Head Coach with the German National Team.

Eddie has worked as part of Ireland’s High-Performance Team for the last two years and was one of the three coaches who accompanied the Irish Boxers to the Olympic Games in 2016 alongside Head Coach Zaur Anita and John Conlan. Prior to his appointment Eddie had worked since 2008 on a voluntary basis with the High-Performance Team.

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