Wednesday 22 February 2017

Frayne sees off McGoldrick to book semis spot

Published 28/11/2011 | 05:00

Michael Frayne progressed to the semi-finals of the National Intermediate Boxing Championships next weekend when beating Taylor McGoldrick.

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There were victories too for JP Delaney and Thomas Roohan.

Eamon Walsh, with a 15-6 decision over Ciaran Flynn, also advanced, but Roman Seredjuks denied Cork their third win.

Denis O'Driscoll and Ciaran O Griofa emerged with semi-final berths, the latter with by a four-point margin over Conor Tohill.

European Youth silver medalist Gary Sweeney posted a 22-10 verdict over Kyle Holmes to stake his claim as one of the contenders for the 85kg title, while Andrew Hanley progressed from his last-four clash with his own Bray BC team-mate Barry Keegan.

Kris Sikora kept the flag flying for the St Francis club in Limerick, while Michael McDonagh outpointed Michael Kaliec 11-8.

Christopher Devanney beat Robert Kraska in a high-scoring heavyweight three-rounder and Antoine O Griofa got the decision on a countback over John Paul Rea following a 10-10 tie.

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