March 2013 archive

A Thrilling night when 40 boxers went “Into the Ring for Róisín”

  Long serving members of Swinford boxing Club Johnny Geraghty and Tommy Byrne summed up last night at the Conway Gym and Fitness centre in the best way possible, when saying that it had been “a long time since the club had lined out such a large and promising team”. Indeed memories of the glory …

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Full card as we near “Into the Ring for Róisín”

Tonight’s “Into the Ring for Róisín” bill is turning into a large one. There were no shortage of volunteers for this very worthy cause. Full card appears below. Action begins @ 7:30pm now as our visiting clubs, Ballinrobe and Geesala are traveling quite a distance. 1 Aoife Heraty Ballinrobe BC + Erin McHugh Swinford BC …

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Jack Kavanagh in National Prelim

Seven boxers have entered the National Boy 3, 36kgs division at the Irish Championships 2013 in Dublin. These include the provincial champions of Leinster, Munster and Ulster along with the Dublin and Antrim Champions, making up the 7 along with Kavanagh, is Edward Barrett of Olympic Galway, the Connacht Champion at 33kgs who failed to …

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Everyone into the Ring for Róisín

As Friday beckons there is no shortage of volunteers willing to step into the ring for Róisín. At only €5 for adults and €2 for children the public are certainly going to get their monies worth, with over 20 exhibitions on the card. Action will now kick off @ 7:30pm due to the number of …

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National Boys Championships

  The National Boys Championships get underway this Thursday March 28th, starting with a 10am to 11am weigh in, at provincial venues. Connaught: The Dalton Inn Hotel Claremorris – (Official in charge Stephen Connolly) Leinster and Dublin: The Ringside Club National Stadium – (Official in charge Tommy Murphy) Munster: Mitchelstown BC – (Official in charge …

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Oh What a Night!

      Sunday March 24th 2013, will go down as one of the finest nights in Swinford Boxing Club history, the night the Olympic Champion, Katie Taylor came to town, and three of Swinford’s finest lined out alongside her.             Proud didn’t come close, when Aoife Bredican, Ciara Sheedy …

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Just when they thought it couldn’t get any better!

  News just in – Swinford Boxing club will have another exponent on the “Road to Rio” bill in the TF Royal this evening…….10 year old Aoife Bredigan. It’s unimaginable to think that at 10 years of age and starting out in your boxing career, that so early you would be meeting your idol, but …

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