Boxing Event for People with Visual Impairment - A Knock out.
On Saturday 16th May the Irish Amateur Boxing Association, Active Clubs Programme supported a boxing taster event for people with Visual Impairments at the Foyle Arena in Derry/Londonderry. Coaches from Derry clubs St Joseph’s, Rochesters’ & St Mary’s Amateur Boxing Clubs lead the session for 16 people and provided a fun introduction to the sport.
Kevin Duffy; Vice Chairman of St Joseph’s ABC and Secretary of the County Derry Boxing Board said;
“The event was a great opportunity for people with visual impairments to try boxing for the first time. It also gave the local clubs a chance to interact with potential new club members who can enjoy the sport”
The event which was organised by the Blind Sports Network was supported by Disability Sports NI Active Clubs Programme. Vicki Kennedy from Disability Sport NI commented; “Boxing was one of the sports which the participants with visual impairments were very keen to try, they recommended the sport when I was first organising the sports day. Having taken part they all thoroughly enjoyed the boxing taster session and some were keen to join clubs following the event due to their fun experience”.
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ULSTER BOXING COUNCIL IABA, ANNUAL CONGRESS FOR 2015 WILL BE HELD IN THE INISHOWEN GATEWAY HOTEL, BUNCRANA, CO. DONEGAL, ON SUNDAY 2ND AUGUST 2015 AT 11.00 AM.
1. NOMINATIONS AND NOTICES OF MOTIONS should reach the Hon. Secretary, Mrs Sadie Duffy, Sleadrin View, Cleenagh, Buncrana, Co. Donegal, no later than the last post on Friday 19TH JUNE 2015.
SINI TRAINING CAMP
Ireland’s Elite squad travel to the University of Ulster today for a training camp with the Ulster High Performance Development squad and Russia at the SINI Institute of Sport.
Olympic champion Katie Taylor and London 2012 Olympians Darren O’Neill and Adam Nolan, along with AIBA World Elite medallist Joe Ward and three-time EU champion David Oliver Joyce are included in the Ireland panel.
The Russian team arrived in Dublin last night ahead of the training camp which will run until May 6th.
Irish coach John Conlan said: “It’s a qualify training camp for Ulster’s High Performance boxers. It’s fantastic that we can bring some of the best boxers in Ireland and Europe in and get quality sparring.”
49kg Brendan Irvine (St Pauls, Antrim)
51kg Ceire Smith (Cavan)
52kg Myles Casey (St Francis)
54kg Michaela Walsh (Holy Family)
56kg Kurt Walker (Canal)
60kg Katie Taylor (Bray)
60kg Sean McComb (Holy Trinity)
60kg David Oliver Joyce (St Michael’s Athy)
64kg Dean Walsh (St Joesphs/St Ibars)
69kg Adam Nolan (Bray)
75kg Michael O’Reilly (Portlaoise)
81kg Joe Ward (Moate)
91kg Darren O’Neill (Paulstown)
91+kg Dean Gardiner (Clonmel)
Sporting organisations tackle inequality
Eight sporting organisations that are committed to tackling inequality have received awards from Sport Northern Ireland.
Four of the sporting organisations have achieved foundation level and two have achieved preliminary level of The Equality Standard: A Framework for Sport (the Standard). The remaining two organisations are working through requirements.
Reflecting on the achievement of the eight sporting organisations, Andrew Sloan, Sport NI Director of Sports Management Services, commented:
“Sport Northern Ireland is committed to ensuring that sport is open to and enjoyed by all sections of our community. Through the Equality Standard, we are able to support and acknowledge the work of local sporting organisations promoting equality within their internal structures and processes.
“The actions and initiatives which they have developed and implemented reflect a collective determination to encourage participation in sport by everyone, and Sport NI is delighted to present awards to them in recognition of their efforts.”
For further information please visit the Equality in Sport website by clicking here or contact Edel Cosgrove on 02890 383 882.
National Boy 14 & Youth 1 & 2 Championships
COACHES - PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL BOXERS MUST WEIGH IN ON FRIDAY 1ST MAY BETWEEN 8 - 9 AM.
Please scroll down for Results & Programmes from the Boy 14 and Youth 1 & 2 Championships at Dublin’s National Stadium.
GIRL 11, 12, 13, 14 AND YOUTH 1 & 2 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS 2015
Dates: Girls 1, 2 & 3 May 2nd & 3rd (if required)
Girls 3, 4 & 5 May 8th, 9th , 10th (if required)
Please Note - the championships may carry over to the 15th & 16th May....
Venue: National Stadium Dublin
Sat. 2nd May 11 & 12 yrs Quarter Finals @ 10am .. Here
Sat. 2nd May 12 & 13 yrs Quarter Finals @ 3pm .. Here
Sun. 3rd May 11 & 12 yrs Semi-Finals @ 10am ... Here
Sun. 3rd May 13yrs Semi-Finals @ 2.30pm .... Here
Fri. 8th May 11,12 & 13 yrs FINALS @5pm .... Here
Sat. 9th May 14yrs Qtr- Finals & S-Finals @10am ... Here
Sat. 9th May Yth 1 & 2 Qtr - Finals & S-Finals @ 3pm ... Here
Sun. 10th May 14yrs, Yth 1&2 S-Finals @ 10am ... Here
Fri. 15th May 14yrs, Yth 1 & 2 FINALS @ 5pm ... Here
ULSTER BOYS & GIRLS 14, 15 & 16 YRS CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS 2014
A total of 29 finals were decided at the St. Patricks Hall venue in Strabane.
Good Luck to all the boxers
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Important notice to Provincial Secretaries and Secretaries of Antrim and Dublin County Boards.
National Boy 4 and Youth 1 & 2 Championships, April 17th,18th and 19th (if required), 24th and 25th.
To facilitate the Provincial Units, the draw for the above will be held in the boardroom at the National Stadium on Wednesday, April 15th at 1pm.
Based on the entries submitted by the Provincial Units, any entrant who requires to move up a weight will need to inform Head Office by 5pm Tuesday, April 14th.
Otherwise, he will be included in the draw at the weight he won his Unit Championships at.
Boxers in the preliminaries on Friday, April 17th will weigh-in between 8am to 9am and 12pm and 1pm that day, while boxers on Saturday’s program will weigh-in from 8am to 9am.
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NATIONAL BOYS 11,12 & 13 YRS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2015
Session Times & Programmes
Tuesday April 7th
10.00am Prelims Boy 11 (2003) Results
Wednesday April 8th Programmes up-dated
10.00am Prelims Boy13 (2001) Results
Thursday April 9th Programmes
Friday April 10th
8.00-900am Weigh-in for Boy 11 Finalists
10.00am Semi-finals Boy 13 up to 50kg
7.00pm Finals Boy 11
Saturday April 11th
8.00-9.00am Weigh in Boy 12 & 13 Finalists
10.00am Finals Boy 12
2.00pm Finals Boy 13
ULSTER BOYS & GIRLS 11, 12 & 13 YRS CHAMPIONSHIP
The Championships concluded at the Eglinton Community Centre with 29 finals decided
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ULSTER 9 COUNTIES – 14, 15 & 16 YEAR BOYS & GIRLS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2014-15
A total of 158 boxers weighed in for the Championships.
24 bouts were decided on the opening day with a further 37 bouts contested on Sunday at the same venue.
Boxing will commence at 11am.
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Click Here for Saturday 21st Finals Results & All Results Here.
3 other Finals will be decided on Sunday 29th Feb. at St. Canices BC
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Full Circular available Here >>>>>
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MID - ULSTER CHAMPIONSHIPS 2015
The Mid-Ulster championships for Boys & Girls 14,15 & 16 yrs will take place on Sunday 29th March in Omagh Boys & Girls Club, Station Centre, Omagh .
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New AIBA Competiton & Technical Rules
For the attention of all Referee/Judges and Coaches – Please find attached the new version of the AIBA Competiton & Technical rules which have been approved by the AIBA Executive Committee and are effective from 1st February 2015.
AIBA Competition Rules Here .....
AIBA Technical Rules Here ........
ULSTER 9 COUNTIES – 11, 12 & 13 YEAR BOYS & GIRLS
A total of 142 boxers were on the scales for the Boys & Girls championships at the Halfway House, Burnfoot. 27 contests were decided on the opening day with a further 25 down for decision on Sunday 1st Feb. 32 Finals were decided on Saturday 7th Feb at the same venue. The 'John Mc Ilree' trophy was awarded to Joseph Mc Ardle, Ligoneil for the Best Boxer of the Championships. Joseph received his award from Adrian Kelly Coach with Cookstown BC who donated the trophy.
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Click here for Sunday 1st Feb. results
New AIBA Anti Doping Rules
For the attention of all Boxers and Coaches – Please find attached the new version of the AIBA Anti-doping rules which have been approved by the AIBA Executive Committee during its extraordinary meeting held on 10 November 2014.
Please note that the new AIBA rules came into force on 01 January 2015. Therefore, can all boxers and coaches please take note of these ahead of all Championship events.
Kindly note that Anti-doping rules are rules governing the conditions under which boxing should be practiced and that anyone participating in any AIBA competition at any level is bound by them.
Click on link - AIBA Anti-Doping Rules – January 1 2015
NATIONAL ELITE SEMI-FINALS