Balancing sport with the books has become second nature to two young Deele College students who are preparing to sit their Leaving Cert exams.
Controversy over Brett McGinty selection for Commonwealth Youth Games
ST JOHNSTON’S Brett McGinty inexplicably found himself at the centre of controversy after being selected to travel to the Commonwealth Youth Games this year.
Irish officials ‘seething’ as Brett McGinty suffers harsh defeat in Russia
IRISH boxing chiefs were seething after St Johnston boxer Brett McGinty was the victim of a particularly harsh verdict in Monday’s European Junior Championship bout against Mladam Sobjeslavski.
Brett McGinty battles for progression in Russia
BY CHRIS MCNULTY BRETT McGinty goes in search of a place in the quarter-finals at the European Junior Championships today when he faces Croatia’s Mladen Sobjeslavski. This week the St Johnston man (16) is in search of his second European medal in Russia. Advertisement McGinty, who boxes out of the Oakleaf ABC in Derry, was […]
Brett McGinty aiming for a medal in Anapa
BRETT McGinty is targeting a place among the medals at this week’s European Junior Championships in Anapa, Russia.
James McCarron looks forward to European Juniors
BY CHRIS MCNULTY JAMES McCarron says refereeing at the European Junior Championships will be the ‘highlight’ of a decade-long career in the role as a boxing referee. So long as he doesn’t happen to follow in the footsteps of Mr Maciej Dziurgot, the referee who was viciously attacked in the ring by boxer Vido Loncar […]
Donegal boxing officials to travel to European Championships
DONEGAL will be well represented at the 2014 European Youth and Junior Championships with the news that Raphoe’s Peter O’Donnell has been appointed as the manager of the Irish team while Carrigart’s James McCarron will travel as a referee and judge.
McGinty will aim for ‘big stuff’ at European Championships
BRETT McGinty will head for his third European Championships in late October and the St Johnston man is aiming to get back among the medals.
Brett McGinty digs deep to win sixth Irish title
BY CHRIS MCNULTY Ringside at the National Stadium BRETT McGinty summonsed something strong from within to defeat Kevin Kehoe and claim the 70kgs title at the National Senior Cadet Championships. The St Johnston native and Oakleaf ABC boxer took victory for what was the sixth national title of the 15-year-old’s career, but not before a […]
Brett McGinty one step away from sixth Irish title
BY CHRIS MCNULTY BRETT McGinty goes in search of his sixth Irish title on Friday night when he takes on Kevin Kehoe of Marble City in the 70kgs final at the National Senior Cadet Championships. The St Johnston man has the bit between the teeth again having been controversially pipped to a Youth 1 title […]