Homecoming for Finn Valley hero Jason Quigley

BY CHRIS MCNULTY BOXING hero Jason Quigley, the world middleweight silver medalist, will meet the acclaim of his people this evening. The 22-year old Ballybofey man came away from the World Championships in Kazakhstan with silver after being beaten by Zhanibek Alimkhanuly in Saturday’s final. Advertisement Quigley created history by becoming the first Irish male […]

Jason Quigley beaten in final, but claims World Silver medal

BY CHRIS MCNULTY JASON Quigley has been beaten to a World Championship gold medal by Kazakhstan Zhanibek Alimkhanuly. In the middleweight final in Almaty, it was the home fighter, Alimkhanuly who took a 30-27, 30-27, 29-28 unanimous decision to win gold. Advertisement It was the first defeat in 33 fights for Finn Valley ABC man […]

Jason Quigley: Nine minutes from a World title

“Vanish, o night! Fade, you stars! Fade, you stars! At dawn, I will win! I will win! I will win!” – Giacomo Puccini’s ‘Nessun Dorma’ BY CHRIS MCNULTY c.mcnulty@donegalnews.com WHEN he presses play on his iPod in the moments before today’s World Middleweight final, Jason Quigley will listen to a powerful tone that has acted […]

Jason Quigley seals silver – but now targets World Gold medal

BY CHRIS MCNULTY JASON Quigley is on a golden mission in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The Ballybofey man has become the first ever male Irish boxer to go better than bronze at the World Championships thanks to an outstanding display and a comprehensive win over Russian Artem Chebotarev in today’s semi-final. Advertisement He has become the first […]