AIBA 1-STAR COACHING COURSE CONCLUDES AT NATIONAL STADIUM

The International Boxing Association (AIBA) 1-Star Coaching Course concluded at the National Stadium today.

The course began last weekend at the home of Irish boxing.

Twenty two students, including one coach from Luxemburg, participated and sat today’s exams in Dublin.

Stephen Connolly, IABA National Registrar and co-ordinator for the AIBA course, explained that the exam results will be announced in the coming weeks. read more

NATIONAL NOVICE C’SHIPS – WEIGH-INS

Ireland’s top Novice boxers kick off a massive weekend for the sport at the National Stadium in Dublin tomorrow night.

22 semi-finals will be decided. Boxing begins at 6.30pm.

Athletes are reminded that the weigh-ins for Friday’s last-four bouts are between 8am and 9am and 12pm and 1pm at that National Stadium. read more

KEN EGAN’S TEN IN A ROW

Ken Egan

The only Irish boxer to claim ten consecutive National Elite belts believes you have to remain in your own zone to become a champion.

Ken Egan reckons that a second belt is the hardest to win but that leaving the National Stadium with any title is always a special moment, regardless of what number it is. read more