Tuesday 25 July 2017

Dean boxes clever to clinch Leinster crown

Leinster boxing champion Dean Walsh with his proud parents, Donal and Kathleen.
Leinster boxing champion Dean Walsh with his proud parents, Donal and Kathleen.

WEXFORD CLUBS entered the Leinster Intermediate and Novice championships last week, and Dean Walsh (St. Ibar's/St. Joseph's) became the champion at 60 kg. after beating Noel Kehoe (Marble City) 10-6.

Lyndsey Doyle from Gorey was beaten in the final by A. Loughlin (Corinthians) 18-11 at 57 kg. Johnny Dwyer (St. Aidan's) was beaten in the final by Petru Ursu (Lucan) 14-10 at 71 kg.

Barry O'Toole (Gorey) was beaten in the semifinal by Owen Condron (St. Saviour's) 20-7 at 67 kg. Kasper Swic (St. Michael's) beat Pawel Piekmy (Palmerstown) in the 85 kg. final.

The Michael Andrews schoolboys weighed in last weekend in Dublin, and all the results will be in next week's paper as the finals are on this coming weekend.

The Wexford leagues will be held this Saturday only as there is a Freedom of the Borough presentation to Billy Walsh, the Irish coach, on Sunday next in Wexford town.

Wexford leagues day five results (Sunday, November 4): Boy 1 31 kg., J. McHale (St. Aidan's) w.o., A. Byrne (Na Fianna) scr.; Boy 1 33 kg., S. Doyle (Na Fianna) beat N. Bolger (St. Aidan's), 3-0; Boy 1 33 kg., J. Mythen-Hogan (St. Aidan's) beat C. McDonald (St. Mary's), 2-1; Boy 1 36 kg., O. Carthy (Sacre Coeur) beat T. Lynch (Arklow), 3-0; Boy 1 39 kg., R. Kirwan (Sacre Coeur) beat K. Dobbs (Ballagh), 3-0; Boy 1 44 kg., C. Walsh (St. Mary's) beat R. Kenny (Arklow), 3-0; Boy 1 46 kg., B. Dunne (Ballagh) beat J. Ryan (St. Michael's), 3-0; Boy 2 44 kg., D. Shaughnessy (Arklow) beat C. Walsh (St. Michael's), 3-0; Boy 2 50 kg., A. Tuke (Arklow) beat L. Sheil (St. Ibar's), 3-0; Boy 3 60 kg., E. O'Neill (Ballagh) beat C. Kenny (Arklow), 3-0; Boy 4 54 kg., V. Konarshuk (C.B.S.) beat N. Clancy (St. Ibar's), 2-1; Boy 4 60 kg., K. Bunici (Clonard) beat J. Doran (C.B.S.), 2-1; Junior 2 66 kg., S. Byrne (St. Mary's) beat O. Flood (St. Ibar's), 3-0; Junior 2 54 kg., D. Nolan (Sacre Coeur) beat A. Dobbs (Ballagh), 2-1.

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