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..