June 2013 archive

Ciara gearing up for Hungary

The work is now done, the talking over, and time for the action to begin. The Irish team depart Dublin airport tomorrow morning for Hungary, and Ciara Sheedy will be looking to add to her ever growing medal haul, as she represents our country in the 63kg division. Defending lightweight champion Katie Taylor is also …

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Reminder of White Collar Training

Training for our White Collar boxers continues this Friday evening at 8pm. A great turn out last week and more expected this week. Still room for 2 more people on the bill if anyone is interested, just come along on Friday.

European Ladies Championships

  Ciara Sheedy takes part in the final training camp this week ahead of the European Ladies Boxing Championships. The ladies will have next weekend to wind down before flying to Hungary on Sunday June 30th. The Competition Venue is the Hotel Helikon Sport and Conference Hotel in Keszthely, Hungary. Championship schedule as follows: June 30: …

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Swinford BC scoops six awards

   Swinford Boxing Club scooped six awards at Saturday night’s Mayo Boxing Board awards dinner in Hotel Ballina. After a superb first year in boxing, which included an appearance on the Katie Taylor, “Road to Rio” bill, Aoife Bredican scooped the Best Female newcomer award. Jack Kavanagh was rewarded for another tough season’s boxing with …

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Successful first night’s training for our White Collars

Friday night was the first night’s training for our white collar participants. A good attendance for night number 1 of the six weeks intensive training, saw 14 participants begin the journey, how many will finish is yet to be seen. Signs are good though, as the coaches were surprisingly impressed by the standard. Augers well …

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Exhibitions Evening a great Success

Yesterday saw St Anne’s BC Westport visit the Conway Gym & Fitness Centre for an evening of exhibitions. The standard of boxing was exceptional considering it was the first time in the ring for some of our newer members. Featuring for Westport were Megan Gavin, Jordyn Burke, Gracjan Borowski, Amelia Bura, Emma Murray, Catherine Walsh …

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Good Attendance for AGM

A larger than anticipated crowd attended the Annual General Meeting of the club last night, where the business of the coming season was discussed. The following officers were elected for the 2013/2014 season: Chairperson – John Geraghty Secretary – Karen Geraghty Joint Treasurers – Pat Kirby & Michael Moran Registrar – Tommy Byrne Assist Registrar …

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