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IABA update

Irish Amateur Boxing Association

Scotland came from behind to beat Ireland 7-4 in tonight’s Senior, Youth and Junior international in Motherwell.

James Cleary, Hugh Myres, Dean Walsh and Rohan Date recorded wins for Ireland in the 11-bout meeting.

Scotland’s Scott Forrest, a silver medal winner at the 2012 AIBA World Youth Championships, beat David Joe Joyce, a bronze medal winner at the 2008 AIBA World Youth Championships, in the final bout of a keenly contested meeting.

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Scotland v Ireland – Motherwell January 25th


(2) 49kg: Aqeel Ahmed (Scotland) lost to Hugh Myres (Ireland – Ryson BC) 8-13

(4) 60kg: Joe Ham (Scotland) lost to Dean Walsh (Ireland – St Ibars BC) 10-13

(6) 62kg: Charlie Flynn (Scotland) beat Jason Conroy (Ireland – Crumlin BC) 14-5

(7) 64kg: Steven Rae (Scotland) lost to Rohan Date (Ireland – St Pauls BC) 6-14

(9) 75kg: Brian Peacock (Scotland) beat Emmet Brennan (Ireland – Corinthians BC) 18-11

(11) 81kg: Scott Forrest (Scotland) beat David Joe Joyce (Ireland – Crumlin BC) 12-5


(3) 49kg: David Burrell (Scotland) beat Jason McKay (Ireland -Canal BC) 16-11

(5) 52Kg: Steven Boyle (Scotland) beat Gary Cully (Ireland – St Davids BC) 11-10

(8) 56kg: Scott McCormack (Scotland) beat Joe Nevin (Ireland -Cavan BC) 11-6

(10) 64kg: James Thompson (Scotland) beat Thomas Waite (Ireland – Holy Trinity BC) 7-5


(1) 58kg: Lewis Hay (Scotland) lost to James Cleary (Ireland – Olympic BC) 2-7

(Running order in brackets)

Coaches: Liam Walsh (St Ibars), John Conroy (Crumlin)

Team Manager: Paddy Osborne (Corinthians)

R/J:Martha McGuinness (Manorhamilton) & Eugene O’Kane (Jnr) (Oakleaf)

Director of Boxing Development: Dominic O’Rourke

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