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Local boxing success at Nine Counties

Two Castles prizewinners with coach Mickey O'Neill

Two Castles prizewinners with coach Mickey O’Neill

EIGHT Tyrone and Fermanagh competitors clinched gold at the recent 9 County Ulster Boxing Championships in Burnfoot, Co Donegal.

Caolan Doherty (Two Castles ABC) and Shea Conway (Carrickmore) comprehensively defeated their opponents in the 29kg and 33kg contests. Nathan McDonagh (Cookstown), boxing at 50kg, also had his hand raised after his victory, though clubmate Charles McDonagh was unlucky in the 48kg final.

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In the Boy 2 section, Ben Sherry (Emyvale, 42kg) and Bernie Ward (Omagh Boys Club, 63kgs) boxed well to win their contests, while at Boy 3 Jack Donnelly (Sacred Heart) and Tiarnan Mayse (Two Castles) recorded quick fire double victories at 52 and 54kg respectively.

Grainne Gallagher (Two Castles) was successful in an all Tyrone encounter at 57kg against Chloe Tracey (Mark Heagney, Kildress).

Champions by way of walkover included Kaylin Geary, Kacey Crowley, Olivia Corcoran, Rory Hetherington, Danny Mc Hugh, John Maughan and Allanah Mayse.

Silver medal winners included Dylan Sherry (Emyvale, B1 31kg), Emma Killoran (Bishop Kelly G1, 36 kg), Dylan McCullagh (Sacred Heart, B1 39 kg) Charles McDonagh (Cookstown, B1 48 kg),Harris Crowley (Erne, B2 39 kg) and Ronan Lyttle (Two Castles, 39 kg, B3).

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