Boxing

  • Assassin Boxing has announced that Roy Sheahan will fight on December 7th in Mayo on the undercard of ‘The Homecoming’ which is headlined by Ray Moylette’s first title fight and the return of Gary Spike O Sullivan. 

    Roy Sheahan, a decorated amateur, hit the headlines last March when he won ‘Last Man Standing’ defeating Vladimir Belujsky, JJ McDonagh and Jack Cullen to claim the crown. 

    Sheahan is looking forward to getting back in the ring, and is ready for an exciting 2019 as he targets the Irish title and more. 

    Tickets available https://www.ticketmaster.ie/professional-championship-boxing-co-mayo-07-12-2018/event/1800555AC9D5849A

  • Castlerea boxer Aoife O’Rourke is in action today at the Women's World Boxing Championships in New Delhi.

    Aoife is in last 16 action against Lauren Price of Wales in the 75kg Category.

  • Aoife O'Rourke has bowed out of the Women's World Boxing Championships in New Delhi.

    The Roscommon fighter lost her middleweight last 16 encounter with Lauren Price of Wales.

  • Castlerea’s Aoife O’Rourke upgraded her guaranteed bronze medals to at least silver in emphatic style at the European U/22 Championships in Targu Jui, Romania.

    Both women produced massive last-four performances to progress to Sunday’s finals.

    The Roscommon middleweight scored a unanimous decision – with a few 10-8 rounds apiece thrown into the bargain – versus France’s Belinda Limuka and Italy’s Carlotta Paoletti.

     

    European U/22 Men’s and Women’s Championships Targu Jiu, Romania March 24/April 2

    April 1st

    Finals

    60kg Amy Boadhurst (Ireland) v Francesca Matuschiello (Italy)
    75kg Aoife O’Rourke (Ireland) v Busenas Sermeneli (Turkey)

    Irish squad

    Female

    75kg Aoife O’Rourke (Castlerea) (Silver, at least)
    60kg Amy Broadhurst (Dealgan) (Silver, at least)
    57kg Shauna Blaney (Navan)
    51kg Niamh Earley (Ryston)
    48kg Shannon Sweeney (St Annes)

    Male

    52kg Conor Quinn (Clonard)
    56kg Jordan Moore (Glasnevin)
    75kg Gabriel Dossen (Olympic)
    91kg Kevin Sheehy (St Francis)

  • Olympic Boxing Club’s Gabriel Dossen gets his European U22 Boxing Championship campaign underway today in the 75kg category this afternoon when he faces Hambardzum Hakobyan from Armenia in the last sixteen.

    Gabriel is expected in the ring at approximately 2pm Irish Time.

    Castlerea’s Aoife O Rourke is through to the Semi-Final of the Womens U22 75Kg Category.

    She fights Carlotta Paoletti of Italy with the fight expected to be held tomorrow but there is still no confirmation on when it will take place.

     

  • Islandeady boxer Ray Moylette has made his 7 day weight ahead of his world title bout next Friday.

     

    Ray weighted in at 141.7lbs just a week away from the bout with Christian Uruzquieta in the Royal Theatre in Castlebar.

     

    Midwest Radio will be broadcasting live from the event and will have tickets to give away as well.

     

  • Connacht Boxing will have no fewer than seven boxers representing Ireland at the upcoming European Junior Championships in Anapa, Russia.

    The Championships will take place from October 8th until October 17th.

    The team will travel with Connacht President and National Vice President Joe Hennigan who has been selected as Team Manager for this tournament.

    This will be Joe’s 35th cap for Ireland.

    The Connacht Boxers are Bethany Doocey and Eoghan Lavin from Mayo, Michael Maughan, Patrick Sweeney and Jason Myers from Galway.

    Patrick Myers from Sligo and Lisa O’Rourke from Roscommon.

     

     

  • Boy 1

    Wednesday April 4th

    S/Finals (7pm)
    50kg Lucas Kenny (Knockmore/Fox) beat John McDonagh (Raphoe) 5-0
    65kg Lee McGowan (Ballaghaderreen) beat Patrick Jacobowski (Corpus Christi)RSC1

  • Leitrim boxer Dearbhla Rooney secured a bronze medal at the Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires last night.

    The Leitrim featherweight beat New Zealand's Te Mania Shelford-Evans on a unanimous decision.

    There was disappointment for Sligo flyweight Dean Clancy.

    He was beaten on a unanimous decision by his Brazilian opponent in their bronze medal bout.

     

  • Midwest Radio will have live coverage on Friday night of Ray Moylette's homecoming fight in Castlebar.

    The Islandeady native takes on Mexico's Christain Uruzguieta for the WBC International Lightweight title in the main event at the TF Royal Theatre in Castlebar.

    Midwest Radio's Michael D McAndrew will be broadcasting live from the event on Friday night.

    TG4 will also broadcast the boxing bouts live on television.

     

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    Mayo boxer Ray Moylette will fight twice in May and June, as he continues his impressive start to the pro ranks.

    Moylette, a former world junior amateur champion, will firstly fight in Ipswich on May 26th in a show promoted  by Mervin Turner under his promotional banner ‘Shamrock Promotions’.

    This will see the Islandeady man step up to 8 rounders for the first time, since turning to the paid ranks back in March 2017.

    Ray Moylette also plans to fight for a local title on June 23rd in Boston, again over 8 rounds.

    He has already fought 6 times in Boston, making the region a home away from home, and will look to mark his 7th outing with a title win.

    Moylette will have had an staggering 11 fights in his first 15 months as a pro.

    With aspirations of a homecoming in Mayo, he will be hoping to get himself into the perfect title position according to the Assassin Boxing website.

     

     

     

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    National Elite Championships 2018

    February 24th

    Finals (6.15pm)

     

    48kg Shannon Sweeney (St. Annes) V Carol Coughlan (Monkstown Dublin)
    81+kg Lisa Browne (Aglish) V Nell Fox (Rathkeale)
    69kg Grainne Walsh (Sparticus) V Ciara Ginty (Geesala)

    81kg Aoife O’Rourke (Castlerea) Walkover

  • National Boys and Girls Junior Cadet Championships National Stadium Dublin

    Saturday April 28th

    Finals (11am)

    91+kg Martin McDonagh (Ballyhaunis) beat Ali Hassan (Virginia) RSC1

    Friday April 27th

    Finals

    39kg Sophia Elstone (Ardnaree) beat Carleigh Irving (Maydown Olympic) 3-2

    60kg Laura Moran (St Annes) beat Molly Bennett (Bracken) 5-0

  • Boy 4

    66kg Eoghan Lavin (Ballyhaunis) beat Hughie Doyle (Thurles) 5-0
    75kg John Ward (Brosna) beat Dillon Maher (Castlebar) 5-0
    80kg Sean Walsh (Trojan) beat Peter Maughan (Ballyhaunis) 3-2
    85kg Darragh Farrell (St Josephs Eden) beat John McDonagh (St Annes) 5-0
    91+kg Bernard McDonagh (St Annes) beat Thomas McDonnell (Docklands) 3-2

     

  • Mayo will play host to elite international boxing this month when Ireland take on India in the TF Royal Hotel Castlebar on May 26th.

    Speaking at the launch in Lough Lannagh today, Bernard Dunne, Head of Performance for the EliteBoxing Unit of the IABA said that it was the start of a bond between the two countries who will both train in the Lough Lannagh facility from May 20th - 27th with a competition bout between Ireland and India taking place on Saturday May 26th.

    Check out the video below as the former world champion explained why he is looking forward to the training camp and getting back to Mayo.

     

  • 49kg Ricky Nesbit v Himanshu Sharma

    52kg Conor Quinn v Salman Shaikh

    52kg Brendan Irvine v Gaurav Solanki

    56kg Jordan Moore v Madan Lal

    60kg George Bates v Ankush Dahiya

    64kg Kenneth Doyle v Ashish

    64kg Wayne Kelly v Dheeraj

    69kg Kieran Molly v Duryodhan Singh Negi

    75kg Michael Nevin v Mandeep Janjra

    81Kkg Tony Brown v Manish Panwar

    91 Kirill Afanasev v Sanjeet

    91+kg Dean Gardiner v Parveen Kumar

     

  • Donegal's Jason Quigley faces Puerto Rico's Daniel Rosario in Boston in the early hours of tomorrow morning.

    The middleweight will be aiming to make it 14 wins from 14 as a professional.

    Mayo's Ray Moylette, also unbeaten in the pro ranks, faces Irish-American Matt Doherty on the undercard of Quigley's fight.

  • Ray Moylette made weight without any issue for tomorrow night's career highlight bout in Castlebar.

    The Islandeady native came in point-3 of a pound under the lightweight limit, while his opponent Christian Uruzquieta also came in under the 135-pound threshold.

    The pair will meet for the WBC International Silver lightweight title at Castlebar's Royal Theatre tomorrow night.

     

     

     

  • Islandeady boxer Ray Moylette will fight for the WBC International title when he comes home to Castlebar on December 7th.

    The former amateur European and World gold medallist, who has an 11-0 record since making the switch to the professional ranks, will fight for the strap and a world ranking place later this year.

    The lightweight star has fought several times in America as well as in the UK and once in Dublin and now returns home to fight in The Royal Theatre in Castlebar.

    Moylette’s opponent and the rest of the undercard will be announced by Assassin Boxing next week.

  • Mayo’s Ray Moylette won his latest professional fight last night in Boston.

    The Islandeady man won his bout with Matt Doherty on a unanimous decision 59-55, 59-55, 58-54.

    Moylette is now 9-0.