The Garda boxing team and Cork Fire Service will combine to form an Irish emergency services team that will take on the New York Fire Department in Madison Square Garden on March 13.
The New York card, promoted by DiBella entertainment, is a pro am bill that includes former National champion Patrick Hyland who fights in the professional part of the bill.
This is the third meeting of the Garda and FDNY. They have met previously in New York last March and Cork last November. Both teams have a victory each from very close tournaments. The Cork Fire Service train with Rylane boxing club and are coached by Dan Lane.