RORY O’DONOGHUE (Watergrasshill BC) has been handed the opportunity of a lifetime ahead of tomorrow night’s visit of the NYPD boxing team to the Green Glens Arena in Millstreet with the news he has been chosen to replace national champion Adam Nolan (Bray) in the featured welterweight contest with Beijing Olympian John Joe Joyce (St. Michael’s, Athy).
CORK senior football captain Graham Canty last night described the squad’s recent boxing training as ‘a great experience’, as around 600 people gathered in the Rochestown Park Hotel to watch 20 members of the Cork panel fight in aid of the Cobh-based suicide awareness charity ‘Breaking The Silence’.
ROY SHEAHAN (St Michael’s, Athy) will have the ideal opportunity to get his international career back on track when he guests for the Garda/Rylane selection against the New York Police Department in a sell-out dinner show at the Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork on Saturday night.
DAVID BARRETT will take his preparations for next month’s national senior boxing championships to a new level when he boxes former champion, David Joyce, on a 15-bout bill promoted by Rylane boxing club at the Riverside Park Hotel in Macroom tomorrow night.
RYLANE boxing club will kick off a big week for Munster boxing with a 16-bout tournament at the Wallace Arms Hotel in Millstreet on Friday night while Ballybunion will host some of the world’s best boxers next week for Ireland’s second-ever multi-nations tournament.