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BOXING: DOOHAMLET GIRL DERVLA DUFFY TAKES NATIONAL TITLE

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1 Mar 2013 Comments Off on BOXING: DOOHAMLET GIRL DERVLA DUFFY TAKES NATIONAL TITLE
BOXING: DOOHAMLET GIRL DERVLA DUFFY TAKES NATIONAL TITLE

The National Stadium was packed to capacity on Friday night 22nd February for the biggest card of Amateur boxers in Irish boxing history. World and Olympic medallists Katie Taylor, Kenny Egan, Michael Conlon and Joe Ward topped the bill but Duffy felt at ease among such great, knowing the hard work in training since last year would deliver results. Having beaten Silver European medalist Christine Gargan from Belfast in the semi final following four good rounds of boxing and finishing 16 points to 6, Dervla was quietly confident. Coach Paddy ...

MONAGHAN GIRL LIFTS BEST OVERALL FEMALE BOXER IN SWEDISH ANGERED BOX CUP

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18 Nov 2011 Comments Off on MONAGHAN GIRL LIFTS BEST OVERALL FEMALE BOXER IN SWEDISH ANGERED BOX CUP
MONAGHAN GIRL LIFTS BEST OVERALL FEMALE BOXER IN SWEDISH ANGERED BOX CUP

On Thursday 3rd of November Dervla Duffy from Doohamlet, Castleblayney left Dublin airport with 9 other Irish boxers and flew out to Sweden where they linked up with 640 international male and female boxers from across Europe, to fight for medals and the Angered Boxing Cup. The tournament took place over three consecutive days of tough boxing, Duffy having to fight each day, Friday she boxed a strong Russian opponent who came forward throwing flurry’s of punches, Duffy was too fast for the Russian and won on a ...