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
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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