Another fantastic day for Monkstown Boxing Club at the National Stadium for the All Ireland Schoolboy Championships. Both Ryan Squire (Age 13 43kg) and Suffie Edris (Age 13 44.5kg) picked up All Ireland Gold Medals.
Ryan Squire had to come through 3 tough bouts. Quarter Finals he beat Peter Devine (Oliver Plunkett BC, Belfast), in his Semi Final he beat Arthur McInerney (Portlaoise BC) and in his final he beat last years Irish Champion Stephen McCarthy (Charleville BC, Cork).
Suffie Edris also had to come through 3 hard fought contests. Quarter Finals he beat James Connors (Ennis BC, Clare), in his Semi Final he beat Charles Corcoran (Carrickmore BC, Tyrone) and in his final he beat John Thompson (Castle BC, Antrim).
There was hard luck for 3 other Monkstown boys:
Padraig Stapleton (age 11 37kg) beaten in quarter finals
Sam Fitzgibbon (age 11 44.5kg) beaten in semi finals
Ryan Gill (age 12 37kg) beaten in quarter finals.
1. Suffie Edris & Ryan Squire All Ireland Champions
2. Suffie Edris & Ryan Squire with Coaches & Supporters at National Stadium
Another amazing day for Monkstown Boxing Club at the National Stadium on Saturday 8th April. Both Sean Mari (age 16 at 44kg) and Dylan Doyle (age 16 at 52kg) had fantastic wins to retain their All Ireland Crowns they both won last year, there was hard luck to Jack Ginnelly (age 15 at 80kg) who put up a very good performance but lost in the final. All 3 boys had to come through tough bouts to make finals day.
In more good news Kenneth Doyle (age 18 62kg) will represent Ireland Under 19s against Denmark in Copenhagen on Saturday April 29th.
On Sunday 18th April we have 5 Schoolboys & 3 girls who will compete in the All Ireland Schoolboys/girls Championship. All 5 boys & 3 girls were recently crowned Dublin Schoolboys/girls Champions at the recent Dublin Championships held in the National Stadium throughout March.
We had 2 Champions and 1 Runner Up in the All Ireland Third Level Championships at the National Stadium on 10th & 11th March.
Jack Matthews won gold for Dun Laoghaire IADT in the Novice 67kg class. Jack overcame Andre Mendes from I.T. Tallaght in the finals. In the semi finals Jack defeated Caoilte De Barra from University Limerick.
Kenneth Doyle won gold for Sallynoggin College of Further Education in the Under 19 64kg class. He beat Connor Jennings from St. Monica's/SRC.
Seamus Lyons won silver for UCD in the Elite 69kg class. In his semi final Seamus had a fantastic win against a v.good Owen Bergin from Waterford I.T. In the finals he was beaten on a split decision against Jack Robinson DCU.
Full results here:
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