May 2013 archive

May 07 2013

Ciara Sheedy – The Homecoming

Fresh from her success at the National Championships, Ciara Sheedy arrived home to Swinford last evening to a joyous reception. Crowds from the community of Swinford and surrounds turned out to greet Swinford Boxing Club’s 15th National champion. A large bonfire organised by Martin Loftus blazed into the evening sky, and cars lined the Dubin …

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May 07 2013

Gaelic Gloves Sucess

  It was medals all round at the Gaelic Gloves Invitational in Kildare yesterday. With the high standard of entries and of boxing in this competition, the club could not have imagined all our boxers medalling. Based out of Ashford House Kilcock for the weekend, it was even more surprising given the fact that Ciara …

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May 05 2013

Gaelic Gloves Invitational Silverware Guaranteed

After the highs of last evening and with Ciara Sheedy taking a well earned rest the pressure turned towards our representatives in the Gaelic Gloves Invitational in Leixlip county Kildare. We are happy to report that a sucessful days boxing has guaranteed all of Swinford’s representatives Silver medals at least, ahead of tomorrow’s finals. After …

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May 04 2013

Ciara reaches the Promised Land

  No matter what happens from here, it will now go down in the history books that on the 4th day of May in the year 2013, Ciara Sheedy of the Swinford Amateur Boxing Club in county Mayo, was crowned Ladies boxing Champion of Ireland, and boy did she do it in style! In a …

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May 04 2013

All set for this evening

Ciara Sheedy made her weight comfortably this morning at the weigh in, ahead of this evening’s Irish final at the National Stadium. All in good form here in Dublin, and looking forward to this evening, but ssshhh…. Ciara has just got her head down to charge the batteries, she’s gonna need them later on!

May 03 2013

Clara’s Date with Destiny

The hour is drawing closer. Tomorrow morning at 9am Ciara Sheedy will weigh in ahead of the National Ladies Boxing Finals, at boxing Headquarters on the South Circular road, Dublin. After final preparations and a quick weigh in tonight at the Conway Gym & Fitness Centre, the mood is good in the Swinford Camp. What’s …

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May 01 2013

Gaelic Gloves Invitational

Swinford Boxing Club will be represented by Jack Kavanagh, Shane McDonnell, Ciara Sheedy, Aoife Hennigan & Michael Regan at this weekend’s Gaelic Gloves Invitational Tournament in Kildare. The Lucan ABC promoted event will take place in the Springfield Hotel in Leixlip. At the 2011 edition of the event, Danny Diaz and Paddy Gallagher took Gold, …

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