Boxing

3 Limerick boxers guaranteed at least bronze in European competitions

By Raffaele Rocca / October 11, 2018 / 0 Comments

In an incredible couple of days for Limerick boxing all 3 Limerick boxers currently in action in Eastern Europe will be bringing medals home from their respective competitions. In Belarus Kevin Sheehy and Martin Keenan both secured medals yesterday in hard fought quarter final wins in the prestigious Liventsev Memorial Multi nations event. St Francis…

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Three Limerick boxers depart for international competitions

By Raffaele Rocca / October 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

Three Limerick boxers will be in action in Eastern Europe this week in two separate international events. Elite boxers Martin Kennan and Kevin Sheehy will fly to Minsk in Belarus to compete in the  prestigious Liventsev Memorial Tournament whilst Breda Quilligan will compete in Anapa, Russia in the European Junior Championships. Martin Keenan & Kevin Sheehy Quilligan…

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Rathkeale Boxing Club’s Breda Quilligan claims national title

By Raffaele Rocca / August 21, 2018 / 1 Comment

Breda Quilligan of Rathkeale boxing club claimed her fourth national title last Saturday in Dublin when she won the 46kg Senior Cadet title. Having boxed 3 Irish champs over two weekends Breda won a very competitive division beating Georgina Sheridan of Tipp town in the quarters, Donegals Cody Lafferty in the semis and in the…

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St Michael’s Rowing Club looking for further success at Fermoy Regatta

By Raffaele Rocca / June 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

Hot on the heels of Cork Regatta last weekend, rowers of the St. Michael’s Rowing Club will once again make a trip to the Rebel County, this time for Fermoy Regatta on the River Blackwater on Sunday, July 1st. This sprint regatta, being less than 500m in length is a perfect opportunity to hone their…

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WATCH – Limerick Rise Up – A journey to the National Elite Boxing Championship finals

By Luke Liddy / February 23, 2018 / 1 Comment

WATCH – Limerick Rise Up – A journey to the National Elite finals. Three Limerick boxers will travel to Dublin to take part in the showpiece of Irish amateur boxing this Saturday as the National Elite Championship finals get underway at the National Stadium. Kevin Sheehy of St Francis Boxing Club secured his place in…

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WATCH – Graham McCormack O’Shea ready for second pro boxing test

By Luke Liddy / February 16, 2018 / 0 Comments

Professional boxer Graham McCormack O’Shea faces in to his second pro bout this Saturday when he travels to the WIT Arena Waterford to face Hungarian Jozsef Takacs on the Ring Kings card. McCormack enjoyed success in his first fight and hopes to build on the experience this weekend. Watch below as the proud Limerick man…

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