JUDE Gallagher, Kane Tucker and Caitlin Fryers completed a hat-trick of Ulster title winners at the Irish U18 Championships in Dublin last Friday night - with Gallagher and Fryers now turning their attention to next month’s World Youth Championships in Hungary.
SHE is one of Irish boxing’s rising stars and on Friday evening at the Naional Stadium, Immaculata’s Caitlin Fryers will hope to claim the national U18 title when she takes on Cardonagh’s Jessica Clarke in the 51kg final.
WHILE the focus for Elite boxers will start to set on the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Ulster High Performance coach, John Conlan says he is looking even further ahead as he begins to unearth a fresh crop of talent.
Celtic Super-bantamweight title: Tyrone McCullough bt Joe Ham pts TYRONE McCullough is hoping to headline a show in his native Derry in the future after he captured the Celtic title with a gutsy and skilful display of boxing against game Glaswegian Joe Ham.
Light-welterweight: Tyrone McKenna (16-1) v Jack Catterall (21-0) McKENNA took this fight at shortish notice after his original opponent – and long-term rival - Phil Sutcliffe pulled out with injury and it is undoubtedly a brave move for him.