A County Antrim select team travelled to Scotland on Friday 30th May 2008 returning home on Saturday with seven wins out of eight and best boxer award!  The team included:

 

MATT HAMILL (Team |Manager), BRIAN MCCARTAN, NATHAN KANE, PATRICK MAGEE, MATTHEW JOHNSON, LIAM CORR, PATRICK GALLAGHER,

SEAN HIGGINSON , COLM MARKEY, SEAMUS DEEDS (Coach), KEVIN KIRKHAM BROWN (Referee/Judge), FRANCES BRADY (Judge), SANDY RICE (Coach).

 

Full results will be forwarded by Matt Hamill.  Attached photographs of the successful team before the boxing at the Angus Hotel Blairgowrie.

 

Many thanks for your support

 

KB

 

Antrim select sees off Scots

Seconds Out
By Eamonn O'Hara and Thomas Hawkins
03/06/08

Antrimís boxers defeated a strong Scottish select in an entertaining clash in Perth at the weekend.
An initial setback loss in the opening bout was quickly pegged back by young Sean Higginson of the St Agnesís ABC in west Belfast.
Hard-hitting Nathan Kane (Gleann) took the decision out of the hands of the judges with a second round stoppage win to put the Antrim squad on the road to a 6-1 victory at the Angus Hotel in Blairgowrie.

Full results and team management as follows:
40kg: Colm Markey (Emerald) lost Daniel Williamson (pts); 39kg: Sean Higginson (St Agnes) bt James Burke (pts); Exhibition: Brian McCartney (Emerald) v Oliver Clark; 71kg: Nathan Kane (Gleann) bt Connor Ogg (Rsc2); 67kg: Patrick Magee (Ligoniel) bt Ryan Ross (pts); 75kg: Liam Corr (Star) bt Gary Sinclair (disq R2); 77kg: Matthew Johnston (Abbey) bt Darren Yorston (pts); Patrick Gallagher (Gleann) WO.
Coaches: Seamus Deeds (St Agnes) Sandy Rice (Abbey); Referee/Judge: Kevin Kirkham Brown; Judge: Frances Brady; Manager: Matt Hamill

 

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