Donegal is well represented at the semi-finals of the Boy 4 and Junior 1 and 2 Championships at the National Stadium this weekend.
Eight Donegal boxers will go through the ropes at the National Stadium.
Picture: Odhrán McGinley of Dunfanaghy ABC who is in semi-final action this weekend in Dublin.
Dunfanaghy trio Odhrán McGinley, Cormac Hall and Bernie McDonagh will be in action along with three from Illies Golden Gloves Jason Lynch, Cahir Gormley and Jesse Callaghan, as well as Letterkenny ABC pair Harry Good and Paddy McShane.
Good was in action last weekend in a quarter-final and he overcame Lennon Meade from Hyland in a Junior 1 75kgs quarter-final. Now, Letterkenny’s new kid on the block faces Martin Mongans from Our Lady Of Lourdes in Limerick in a semi-final on Saturday.
McShane, a former Irish champion, will take on Oisin Mulholland of East Down in a Junior 2 48kgs semi on Saturday.
Lynch, Hall and McDonagh get the Donegal action underway on Friday evening, all at Boy 4 level.
In a 36kgs semi, Lynch meets Paddy Cleary from Olympic (Galway), Hall faces Drimnagh’s Martin Collins at 39kgs while McDonagh squares up to Michael Lawrence of Trinity Boys in a 52kgs semi.
On Saturday, Gormley will go toe-to-toe with Charleville’s Dave O’Neill in a Junior 1 54kgs semi, McGinley has opposition from Luka Gureshidze of Togher in a Junior 1 66kgs semi, while Callaghan trades leather with Jake McMahon (Liberty) in a Junior 2 semi-final at 52kgs.
Friday’s start time is 5pm because of the 36-bout program.
Saturday’s Junior 1 semi-finals begin at 10am and the Junior 2 semi-finals at 3.30pm to facilitate football fans who want to watch the Champions League final between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur.Tags: