Donegal female squad defeat Connacht

BY CHRIS MCNULTY DONEGAL’S female development squad scored an 8-7 win over Connacht in Ballina on Saturday afternoon. The squad has been training on Sunday mornings at the Raphoe ABC gym in recent weeks and Saturday saw some of Donegal’s promising young females take impressive wins. Advertisement Carndonagh’s Shania McCloskey got Donegal off and running […]

Pain of defeat drives Austeja Auciute onto cloud 9

BY CHRIS MCNULTY SINCE she arrived back from a defeat to Amy Broadhurst in the National Open Youths in January, Austeja Auciute had only one thing on her mind. Last Saturday, the Finn Valley ABC woman scooped the ninth Irish title of her career, defeating Ciara Sheedy in the Under-18 64kgs final. Advertisement Over the […]

Boxing history for Donegal girls in Mayo

HISTORY was made on Friday night when, for the first time ever, an all-female team of boxers left Donegal to take part in a major inter-county tournament – and they returned from Swinford, County Mayo with a landslide win.

Quigley in Minsk with Irish boxers

FINN VALLEY boxer Jason Quigley arrived in Minsk, Belarus, on Tuesday with the Irish Elite squad ahead of the opening bell for the 2013 European Men’s Championships.