2 Castles ABC take titles in Toomebridge


  2 Castles ABC (Newtownstewart) had a successful day in Toomebridge winning four gold in the Ulster Nine County Championships. Many boxing purists think that this event reflects the ‘true’ Championships of the province, as County Antrim (and therefore Belfast) boxers are allowed to compete. Antrim is treated as a separate province (as is County […]


Danny is Ulster boxing champ


Immaculata ABC travelled to Eglington Community Centre and had a successful weekend with boxers participating in 11, 12, 13 year old boys and girls Ulster Boxing finals. Having won his Mid Ulster title the previous weekend, 13 year old Danny Duffy at 39kg capped a fantastic two weeks for himself and the club when he […]


McLaughlin records win for Ireland


STRABANE man Cathal McLaughlin defeated England’s Bradley Perkins on Friday night when the 18-year-old represented Ireland in an international tournament. McLaughlin boxes out of Raphoe ABC and traveled as part of the Donegal team that was representing Ireland. The 10-man squad took on England in front of a capacity crowd of over 500 at the […]


Fight action returns to Lifford


AMATEUR boxing made a successful return to Lifford last week when for the first time in 14 years, the border town hosted a tournament, organised by the Raphoe ABC. It proved a thrilling night of action in the Lifford Community Centre. There was plenty of joy for the home fighters, including Ballindrait’s Dennis Lafferty who […]


Two Castles fighter crowned Ulster Elite champion


HAVING spent a protracted period outside the ropes with injury, Beragh southpaw Ryan ‘Tiny’ Donnelly returned in a blaze of glory this season to win his first ever Ulster Elite Championship at the famed Docker’s Club..