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 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.
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 is targeting a place among the medals at this week’s European Junior Championships in Anapa, Russia.
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 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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
BY CHRIS MCNULTY ST JOHNSTON duo Brett McGinty and Callum Toland along with Dungloe’s Matthew McCole carry the Donegal hopes into the semi-finals of the National Senior Cadet Championships which take place this weekend. McGinty, Toland and McCole are all in semi-final action on Saturday. McGinty is chasing a sixth Irish title and comes up […]