BIG BATTLE AHEAD FOR VACANT WOMEN’S LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE

Kellie Harrington will be taking it one step at a time in the battle for the vacant lightweight crown at the National Elite Championships.

Kellie Harrington.left, on 64kg World Elite medal podium in Astana

Kellie Harrington, left, on 64kg World Elite medal podium at Kazakhstan 2016

The Dubliner is targeting her seventh title at the flagship tournament of Irish boxing which begins Friday at the National Stadium in Dublin

Harrington has already won six belts, one at welter and five at light-welter, the weight she claimed World silver at in Kazakhstan last year after becoming the first Irishwoman after Katie Taylor to reach an AIBA Elite final in Central Asia.

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