Post-Olympic funding blow leaves Irish boxing at a crossroads looking to the future

Maydown Olympic club in Derry enjoyed a four-midable weekend after landing four Ulster at the Rochester’s club in Derry. Pictured, from left, are Òran Carton (Boy 2 43kg), brothers Cahal (Boy 1 29kg) and Ben Cooke (Boy 2 38.5kg) and Cahir Gormley (Boy 3 43kg). Gormley was celebrating his third consecutive Ulster title, and all four will now have their sights set on adding Irish titles next week
Neil Loughran
THERE’S no doubt that the appointment of a new Irish Athletic Boxing Association (IABA) High Performance director – expected to be former world champion Bernard Dunne - is to be welcomed. [...]

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