Congratulations to the Glen BC in Cork on their 100th anniversary.

Mick O’Brien, President of the Cork County Boxing Board, said that the famed Leeside club will celebrate their 100th anniversary with a number of eagerly anticipated events this year beginning later this month.

“The Glen boxing club, one of the great institutions on the Irish sporting landscape, is about to commence a year of Centenary celebrations,” he said.

Numerous Irish, Munster and Cork champions learned their trade at the Glen BC which founded in February, 1916 in the Blackpool area of Cork city.

See the Thursday, January 28th edition of the Cork Evening Echo for a two-page article and picture special on the Glen BC with details of events to mark the club’s 100th birthday.

See the Cork Evening Echo each Thursday for the Cork boxing page.