COMMONWEALTH GAMES GLASGOW 2014
The Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) Hall 4A will host the first series of boxing tomorrow Friday. Michael Conlan is the first boxer to enter the squared ring against Mathew Martin, Nauru at 1pm. The evening session will see Ruairi Dalton up against Zambias Christian Katanya at 6.40pm. Steven Donnelly will challenge Hasan Asif, Pakistan at 7.15pm
Saturday 26th 2.30pm Connor Coyle -V- Lungile Dyamdeki (Lesotho)
6.55pm Sean Duffy - V - Dilshan Mohamed (Sri Lanka)
Sunday 27th 2.20pm Steven Ward - V - Warren Baister (England)
7pm Joseph Fitzpatrick - V - O. Mohlerepe (Lesotho) or D. Saparamadu (Sri Lanka)
7.35pm Sean Mc Glinchey - V - Cheavan Clarke (Jamaica)
Monday 28th 6.35pm Paddy Barnes - V - Hamadi Omari Furahisha (U. Rep. Tanzania)
7.50pm Michaela Walsh -V- Thessa Dumas (Mauritius)
Wednesday 30th 2pm Alanna Audley- Murphy - V- A. Pritchard (N.Zealand) or V. Spicer (Dominica)
The full draw sheets can be viewed on www.glasgow2014.com
CommonWealth Games 2014 Opening Ceremony
Ulster Boxers all ready for the Opening Ceremony at the Commonwealth Games, Glasgow 2014. Best of Luck to all the Team.
ANNUAL CONGRESS 2014
The Annual Congress of the Ulster Boxing Council will take place on Saturday 6th September in St. Patricks Hall, Strabane, Co. Tyrone at 11am.
All notices of motion of matters to be raised at Congress should be forwarded to the Secretary not later 27th July.
Top Pro inject 'STING' into CWG Boxing Team.
Top Pro Sports equipment distributor has sponsored a full boxing kit including vests, shorts, boxing boots and gloves to the NI Northern Ireland Commonwealth Games Boxing Team. Olympians Paddy ...Barnes and Michael Conlan along with Head Coach John Conlan accepted the equipment on behalf of the team. ' This is brilliant for all the boxers as we get ready for the Games as Sting is the gloves that has been approved by AIBA for the Games in Glasgow' said Paddy Barnes. For more info check www.topprosports.ie or on https://www.facebook.com/pages/Top-Pro-Sports-Ltd-Boxing-ITF-MMA/376805415692741
COMMONWEALTH GAMES TRAINING CAMP
The Commonwealth Games Boxers started their final preparations for the Glasgow Games at the University of Ulster, Jordanstown Sports Centre on Thursday. They are joined by Team Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Scotland & Mozambique. Head Coach John Conlan complimented the Sports Institute of Northern Ireland (SINI) for the excellent facility and the Ulster Boxing Council for co-ordinating the camp. Saturday started off with a physical session at 7am followed by a Strength & Conditioning session at 11am. In the afternoon the media was invited to an one-to-one interview session with the boxers followed by broadcast coverage of the training session. Sport Northern Ireland (SNI) CEO Antoinette Mc Keown along with SNI High Performance Director Sean Ogle were in attendance to show their support for the CWG team.
NATIONAL SENIOR CADET BOYS OPEN COMPETITION 2014
This competition is open to boxers born in 1998 & 1999
Dates: July 11th, 12th & 13th (if required)
July 18th & 19th
Venue: National Stadium Dublin
Weigh In: Friday 11th July - 8.30am to 11.00am,
All Daily Weigh-ins 8.00 - 9.00 am.
Draw: Friday 11th July 1.00pm
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Please Note - Entries will close on Wednesday 9th July.
Affiliation & Insurance for 2014 - 2015
Applications for affiliation or re-affiliation must be received by County Boards not later than 31stMay, by Provincial Councils not later than 30th June and by the National Association not later than 31st July to ensure voting rights at the Annual Conventions of County Boards, Provincial Councils and the Association.
A comprehensive list of all club Officials & Members must accompany each application.
Fees for 2014/2015 are - Affiliation €15 Insurance €645 Total €660
Affiliation Fee broken down as follows: Provincial Councils €5, County Boards €5, Boxing Council €5
Kindly use the Affiliation Form attached.
NI Commonwealth Games Boxing Team, Glasgow 2014.
The team spent the 1st week of their training programme at the Illies G-G clubrooms in Buncrana, Co. Donegal. Team Coaches John Conlan & Stephen Friel are pleased with the efforts from all the team. ' We will travel to Dublin on Tuesday 17th and link up with the High Performance Unit'. The team took time out of their schedule to visit the local school Naomh Iósaf for a meet & greet with the school children.
THE NATIONAL GIRLS SENIOR CADET CHAMPIONSHIPS 2014 (Revised)
Date: June 27th , 28th , 29th (if required)
Venue: National Stadium, Dublin
Weigh-in June 27th 8.30- 11.00am
June 28th 8.00-9.00am
Jun2 29th 8.00-9.00am
Draw: 1.00pm Friday June 27th
Boxing: Friday 27th June 7.00pm
Saturday 28th June 10.00am
Sunday 29th (if required 10am)
Read Circular Here .............
IRELAND - V - ENGLAND SCHOOLBOY INTERNATIONAL
Old School boxing club hosted this International feast of boxing on Sunday 1st June at the Hillgrove Hotel, Co. Monaghan. The event was in association with the Monaghan CDB Peace III Partnership Board. The capacity audience was treated to many exciting contests on the night. England claimed victory with 13 - 6 contests decided in their favour.
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TRAINING CAMP IN GERMANY
Ulster boxers took part in a 10 day training camp from 13th - 23rd May along with the Irish H.P team, France, Germany, Korea and Russia. Head Coach John Conlan is pleased with the outcome from the camp. 'This is the start of the programme for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. The camp was tough but there was great quality sparring for all our boxers and an opportunity for them to gain knowledge and experience.' The boxers will return to training at the National Gym Dublin from Tuesday 27th May.
NATIONAL JUNIOR CADET CHAMPIONSHIPS 2014
This championship is open to boxers born in 2000 & 2001
Dates: June 6th, 7th & 8th
June 13th & 14th
Venue: National Stadium Dublin
Weigh In: 8.30am to 11.00am, Friday 6th June, at the Ringside Club
Draw: Friday 6th June 2.00pm
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FIXTURES UPDATES 2014
The dates for the National Junior Cadet C'ships are 6th, 7th & 8th - 13th & 14th June.
The Senior Cadet C'ships will run from 11th, 12th & 13th - 18th & 19th July.
Child Protection Awareness
A number of clubs have asked for further Child Protection Awareness Courses (Safeguarding Children & Young People in Boxing).
The Ulster Club Development Manager Steven Mills will be happy to organise more based on need. He can either host within a club if you have the numbers or like the last time pick a central venue and a number of clubs can come along. Minimum 12, Maximum 20 per course.
The course is 3hrs long and is now a pre-requisite for anyone wishing to attend coaching courses. Certificates will be issued on completion.
If your club is interested please contact Steven.
Club Development Manager (Ulster)
Irish Amateur Boxing Association Ltd
Tel: 028 90383224
IRELAND - V - SCOTLAND
County Monaghan celebrates the Gathering
County Monaghan will host its first ever International this weekend when the mighty Scots make their way to Ireland. Tyholland Complex will be the venue where teams from the Irish Elite Schoolboys and Irish Elite Youth squads will compete against Scotland. In all 52 Irish champions will be on show traveling from all parts of Ulster and Ireland for this two day International. The flag ship event was only made possible with the support of Monaghan County council in celebration of the Gathering with Old School ABC. Taking the stage and proudly representing Monaghan will be Stephen and Aaron McKenna.
Ireland and Scotland shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw in Friday night’s double header of Internationals at the Tyholland Community Centre in Co. Monaghan.
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Ireland and Scotland completed their two-day international at the Tyholland Community Centre in Co. Monaghan tonight.
Ireland won 15-14 on Friday. On Saturday it finished tied at 13-13. Overall, it finished 28-27 to Ireland, who claim the McGuigan Cup.
“On some occasions you can find that one team is superior to the other, said Paddy Gallagher of the IABA.
“But both sides were very evenly matched in Monaghan and the standard of boxing was very high from Ireland and Scotland over the two days.
“Both sides deserve enormous credit for a very competitive international and a marvellous occasion.”
Click Here for Saturdays Results.
ULSTER CLUB DEVELOPMENT
As a result of the Ulster Boxing Club Audit and the availability of capital funding through the Sport NI Investment in Boxing Programme, a series of workshops have been planned to support clubs through the development and funding process.
For more info click: HERE
NATIONAL GIRL CHAMPIONSHIPS 2013
11, 12, 13 14 yrs AND YOUTH 15 & 16 yrs
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PROCEDURES FOR SEEKING PERMISSIONS
IABA Secretary Mr. Sean Crowley wishes to remind all Clubs, County Boards and Provincial Councils of the importance of timely applications seeking permission to host International clubs or for clubs to travel.
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WOMEN’S BOXING TO MAKE COMMONWEALTH GAMES DEBUT.
AIBA have confirmed that women’s boxing has been included on the sports programme for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
Read more Here ........
is looking for your support, if at all possible. In Northern Ireland upwards of 1500 units of blood are used each and every week,
Andrea Copithorne,Senior Marketing Officer for NIBTS is asking for the help of the Irish Amateur Boxing Association to promote blood donation and local donor sessions and hopefully increase our donor numbers - and there are a number of ways of doing this:
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I.A.B.A APPLICATION FOR LEVEL 1 COACHING COURSE
The process for applying for a Level 1 Coaching Course has been reorganised. Please click on the link below to download the new application form.
IABA LEVEL 1 Coach Application
Instructions for Coaching Course.
I.A.B.A APPLICATION FOR REFEREE & JUDGE COURSE
The process for applying for a Referee & Judge Course has been reorganised. Please click on the link below to download the new application form.
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AFFILIATION / INSURANCE 2012 - 2013
Please click Here for Affiliation Form ....