Rathkeale Boxing Club

Rathkeale Double at National Elite Finals

By Ronan Coughlan / November 25, 2019 /

There was plenty to celebrate in Rathkeale Boxing Club last Friday night as two of its club members claimed Elite gold at the National Stadium in Dublin. Nell Fox, (who was the third fight of the evening) claimed her 19th National title when she beat Leona Houlihan 5-0 in the 81kg final. Fox controlled the…

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Rathkeale Boxers to be televised in National Finals tomorrow

By Jack Neville / November 21, 2019 /

TG4 to broadcast the IABA Men’s and Women’s Irish National Senior Elite Boxing Finals tomorrow Friday 22 November. All 17 Fights will be broadcast Live on YouTube Spórt TG4, while TG4 will have live coverage from 7:30pm to 11:00pm. Rathkeale Boxing Club’s Jason Harty and Nell Fox are both competing on the night. Multi-time National…

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LISTEN: “I want to win this for my family” – Keenan

By John Keogh / February 20, 2019 /

Martin Keenan will contest his 3rd Consecutive Elite Super Heavyweight Final on the trot when he takes on last year’s champ Dean Gardiner at the National Stadium on Saturday. Keenan will face Dean Gardiner in a repeat of last year’s 91+ kg final in which Gardiner game out victorious. Fellow Rathkeale boxer Nell Fox is…

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3 Limerick boxers guaranteed at least bronze in European competitions

By Raffaele Rocca / October 11, 2018 /

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 /

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. Quilligan and Kennan box with the…

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Rathkeale Boxing Club’s Breda Quilligan claims national title

By Raffaele Rocca / August 21, 2018 /

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

By Luke Liddy / February 23, 2018 /

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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Elite Championship final awaits for three Limerick fighters

By Luke Liddy / February 19, 2018 /

Kevin Sheehy of St Francis Boxing Club secured his place in next week’s Ntional Elite final following victory over Liam Greene of South Meath. Sheehy, who claimed National and under 22 titles as of late will fight Kiril Afanasev of Smithfield in the heavyweight decider. While Martin Keenan of Rathkeale Boxing Club will defend have the…

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