IABA EXTENDS SYMPATHIES TO MCGLINCHEY FAMILY

The IABA extends its deep condolences to the McGlinchey family following the death of John McGlinchey (Seán Mac Loinnsigh) of Monkstown, Dublin and Cloghan, Donegal.

The late Mr McGlinchey, Secretary of the IABA Board of Directors and a former Trustee of the IABA and late of the Department of Finance and Department of Social Protection, died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family October 17, 2018. read more

BRONZE MEDAL BOX OFFS – OLYMPIC YOUTHS

Dean Clancy and Dearbhla Rooney box off for bronze at the Olympic Youth Games in Buenos Aires today.

Clancy meets Brazilian flyweight Luiz de Oliviera at approximately 5.15pm (Irish time) this afternoon and Rooney will be in the ring versus New Zealand feather Te Shelford-Edmonds at approximately 7.15pm (Irish time) tonight. read more

EUROPEAN JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS PICTURES

Newly crowned European Junior champions Ellie Mai-Gartland and Lauren Dempsey believe that dreams do come true.

The Tipperary and Kildare pair won double gold at the European Junior Championships after beating Romania’s Maria Gheorghe and Russia’s Azalia Amineva in Anapa, Russia yesterday.

Clonmel BC bantam Gartland, whose twin brother Jerome is also an Irish boxing champion,  dominated Gheorghe and Ryston BC feather Dempsey silenced the home fans after earning a split verdict win over Amineva. read more

OLYMPIC YOUTH SEMI-FINAL RESULTS

Dearbhla Rooney will meet New Zealand’s Te Edmonds in a box-off for bronze at the Olympic Youths in Buenos Aires on Wednesday night.

The Leitrim feather, aiming for a place in the finals and at least silver, was beaten on a 4-1 split decision by Thailand’s Panpatchara Somnuek in tonight’s 57kg semi-final over three rounds. read more