Boxing: Ireland defeat Scotland 8-4 in Derry

Updated: September 17, 2012

Ireland beat Scotland side 8-4 at a sold-out Youth and Cadet international meeting at the Everglades Hotel in Derry on Sunday night.
Leigh Moran, Chris Nevin, David Roche and Thomas Carthy claimed victories in a very competitive Youth clash which finished level at 4-4.
Ireland’s Cadets beat their Scottish counterparts 4-0 courtesy of wins for Tom Stokes, Francie Stokes, Brett McGinty and Tiernan Bradley.
There was little between the sides at Youth level, with six of the bouts being decided by one, two and three point margins.
Three of these narrow victories went to Ireland, while Scotland’s Sam Ball and Grant Quigley edged out Hugh Nevin and Michael Stokes.
Sunday’s IABA hosted international was held in conjunction with the Oak Leaf Boxing club in Derry.
The Irish Youth side are preparing for the 2012 AIBA World Youth Championships in Armenia in November and December.
Ireland have claimed six medals – two gold, two silver and two bronze – at the last two AIBA World Youth Championships in Azerbaijan and Mexico.

Ireland v Scotland Everglades Hotel Derry (September 16th)
49kg Leigh Moran (Illies GG) beat Jack Turner (Scotland) 12-9
56kg Chris Nevin (Holy Family Drogheda) beat Scott McCormack (Scotland) 13-11
56kg Joe Fitzpatrick (Immaculata) v Connor McGregor (Scotland) (off)
60kg Hugh Nevin (Cavan) lost to Sam Ball (Scotland) 17-18
60kg Rory Laverty (SJB Newry) lost to Mark McKeown (Scotland) 12-19
64kg David Roche (Riverstown) beat Willie Mowat (Scotland) 15-12
75kg Michael Stokes (Glasnevin) lost to Grant Quigley (Scotland) 8-10
81kg George Boylan (Drimnagh) lost to Scott Forest (Scotland) 10-19
91kg Thomas Carthy (Corinthians) beat Adam Murdoch (Scotland) 16-15

37kg Tom Stokes (Oak Leaf) beat Dylan Arbuckle (Scotland) 12-7
42kg Francie Stokes (Oak Leaf) beat Callum Cooke (Scotland) 12-4
58kg Brett McGinty (Oak Leaf) beat Kieran McMaster (Scotland) 13-4
58kg Tiernan Bradley (Sacred Heart Omagh) beat Lewis Hay (Scotland) 13-12
46kg Ryan Green (Oak Leaf) v Jack Crawford (Scotland) (Exhibition)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>