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May 08,2014

Deise Kickboxing Dunarvan Presents
"Gloves & Glory 2"
Dungarvan, Ireland

 

 

IKF Ireland Secretary and 2013 Promoter of the year Vinny O Brien once again had another great show in Lawlors Hotel, Dungarvan on Saturday 3rd May and fight fans were treated to no less than 13 exciting bouts including two IKF All Ireland Title fights.

Vinny enjoyed a full house for his efforts and a great athmosphere - not too shabby, when you consider that Irish Legend, Olympic Gold medalist and umpteen times European & World Boxing Champion Katie Taylor was in action less than 1000 metres away on the same night.

To compete with that kind of pedigree in a small town the size of Dungarvan and still fill your house is nothing short of admirable.

Mr. O Brien was awarded his 4th Dan Black Belt for his dedication to the sport of Kickboxing.

 

Results as follows:

 

1/ Junior Kickboxing.

Johnathan Finnegan (Dublin) defeated Connor Power (Dungarvan) by decision. 19-20, 19-20, 20-18.

 

2/ Junior Kickboxing.

Alicia Chambers (Tipperary) defeated Rihanna Lynch (Dungarvan) by decision. 18-20, 18-20, 18-20.

 

3/ Junior Kickboxing.

Calum Critchley (Belfast) defeated Scott Lennon (Dungarvan) by decision. 28-29, 27-30, 29-29.

 

4/ AM FCR.

Patrick Stokes, Waterford, Ireland (1-3, 67kg, 6', 12-04-97, Billy O Sullivan, 085 8589902) defeated John Cawley, Mooncoin, Ireland (6-2-1, 64.5kg, 5'10'', 08-25-92, Vinny O Brien, 083 4218676) by decision. 29-29, 27-30, 28-29.

 

5/ Junior kickboxing.

Megan Lennon (Dungarvan) defeated Leia Cassels (Belfast) by decision. 30-27, 29-28, 30-27.

 

6/ AM FCR

Beth Mc Carthy, Waterford, Ireland (3-1, 60kg, 5'2'', 08-08-97, Billy O Sullivan, 085 8588902) defeated Niamh Drohan, Dungarvan, Ireland (1-2, 58.2kg, 5'4'', 05-02-91, Vinny O Brien, 083 4218676) by TKO in round one.

IKF Ireland has issued Niamh Drohan with a 30 day medical suspension until June 3, 2014.

 

7/ Junior Kickboxing.

Ryan Keegan (Dublin) defeated Jack Power (Dungarvan) by decision. 28-29, 29-29, 28-29.

 

8/ AM FCR.

David Rusinak, Tullamore, Ireland (8-1-2, 72.5kg, 5'10'', 04-01-94, John Quigley, 086 6660474) defeated Justin Downey, Dublin, Ireland (73kg, 6'2'', 04-21-85, Damian Crowther, 085 7551203) by decision. 40-37, 40-36, 40-36.

 

9/ AM FCR

Jason Mc Guire, Dublin, Ireland (3-0, 75kg, 5'7'', 06-30-84, Mick Burke, 085 7249933) defeated David Kubera, 1-3-1, 74kg, 178cm, 01-28-78, Vinny O Brien, 083 4218676) by decision. 27-29, 26-30, 28-28.

 

10/ AM FCR

Sharon Lynch, Dungarvan, Ireland (1-1-1, 53kg, 5'2'', 09-27-88, Vinny O Brien, 083 4218676) defeated Anna Kajela, Dublin, Ireland (1-5, 54kg, 06-22-96, Damian Crowther, 085 7551203) by decision. 29-28, 30-29, 30-26.

 

11/ IKF AM FCR  ALL IRELAND SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE - FIRST DEFENCE.

Ciara Leavy, Tullamore, Ireland - Champion (5-2, 61kg, 5'4'', 10-26-90, John Quigley, 086 6660474) made a successful defence of her title to Aoife Peters, Tipperary, Ireland (7-1, 62.5kg, 5'7'', 09-09-95, Craig Sutton, 087 9682833). 44-50, 44-50, 44-49.

 

12/ AM FCR

Tayler Auckland, Dungarvan, Ireland defeated Dale Strong, Carlow, Ireland by decision. 30-27, 30-28, 30-27.

 

13/ IKF AM IR LIGHT CRUISERWEIGHT ALL IRELAND TITLE.

Brett Egan, Dungarvan, Ireland (11-2, 84.5kg, 6'2'', 05-16-86, Vinny O Brien, 083 4218676) defeated Derry Guinan, Offaly, Ireland (4-4-2, 84.5kg, 5'10'', 03-29-89, John Quigley, 086 6660474) by decision to win the vacant Title. 48-47, 48-46, 48-46.

Apr 30,2014

 

  1. IKF JUNIOR AMATEUR KICKBOXING
    Fintan McCamley (Galway) and Anton O Connell (Galway) fought to a draw.
  2. IKF JUNIOR AMATEUR KICKBOXING
    Josh McHugh (Galway) Defeated Alex Heffernan (Tullamore) by withdrawel in the first round.
  3. IKF AMATEUR FCR KICKBOXING
    Gillian O Connor (Limerick, 3-1-2, 62.7kg, 165cm, 08-20-97, Tony O Donnell, 087 2796401)
    defeated Mollie McNevin (Galway, 1-1, 62kg, 163cm, 11-30-99, Pete Foley, 087 8119227) by majority decision, 20-19, 20-18 & 19-19.
  4. IKF AMATEUR FCR KICKBOXING
    Brian Donahoe (Carlow, 8-2, 72.1kg, 5'10'', 03-20-80, Dermot Maher, 085 7180586)
    defeated Marc McGettigan (Galway, 3-1-2, 72kg, 5'10'', 08-18-84, Pete Foley, 087 8119227) by unanimous decision, 29-27, 29-28 & 28-27.
  5. IKF AMATEUR FCR KICKBOXING
    Joan Kennedy (Galway, 3-0, 57kg, 5'5'', 12-29-78, Pete Foley, 087 8119227)
    defeated Sharon Doherty (Meath, 0-1-1, 56kg, 5'2'', 11-20-77, Pete Foley, 087 2713071) by unanimous decision, 28-24, 29-26, 28-24.
  6. IAB AMATEUR BOXING
    John Cotter (Galway, 3-0, 75kg, 5'9'', 02-19-84, Pete Foley, 087 8119227)
    defeated Alan Collins (Tipperary, 1-1-1, 74.5kg, 5'9'', 04-02-89, Craig Sutton, 087 9682833) by unanimous decision in their White Collar Boxing Match, 29-27, 29-28, 28-28.
  7. IKF AMATEUR FCR KICKBOXING
    Daryl Orr (Donegal, 16-5-1, 67kg, 6', 01-19-88, Joe Wilson, 086 8774382)
    and James Dunphy (Kilkenny, 30-17-7, 67kg, 5'9'', 06-11-90, Paul Cummins, 085 2441538) fought to a draw, 38-38, 37-38, 39-37.
  8. IKF JUNIOR AMATEUR FCR KICKBOXING
    Chloe Collins (Galway) lost by decision to Chloe Lawlor (Meath) 20-18, 20-18, 20-18.
  9. IKF AMATEUR FCR KICKBOXING
    David Rusinak (Tullamore, 6-1-2, 73kg, 5'10'', 04-01-94, John Quigley, 086 6660474)
    defeated Gerry King (Galway, 5-4, 72kg, 5'9'', 02-02-75, Pete Foley, 087 8119227) by decision 29-27, 29-27 & 30-27.
  10. IKF AMATEUR FCR
    SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT ELIMINATOR BOUT

    Diarmuid Maher (Carlow, 16-6, 78.2kg, 6'1'', 05-02-80, Self, 085 7180586)
    defeated Brian Crossan (Donegal, 8-3, 78.5kg, 5'11'', 11-26-76, Tommy Mc Cafferty, 087 2181294) by KO in the first round.
    Brian Crossan has been issued with a 45 day medical suspension until May 7, 2014.
  11. IKF AMATEUR FCR KICKBOXING
    Paul Huish (Galway, 18-8-6, 65kg, 5'6'', 03-10-90, Pete Foley, 087 8119227)
    Defeated Paul O Brien (Limerick, 5-3, 66kg, 5'9'', 03-12-81, Robert Ryan, 061 325227) by TKO in round 3.
    Paul O Brien has been issued with a 30 day medical suspension until April 22, 2014.
  12. IKF AMATEUR FCR
    JUNIOR IRISH BANTAMWEIGHT TITLE BOUT

    Saoirse Joyce (Galway, 15-3-1, 54.9kg, 5'8'', 11-21-96, Pete Foley, 087 8119227)
    defeated Eve Byrne (Meath, 54.5kg, 5'2'', 08-03-96, Eddie Byrne, 087 2713071) in round 3.
    Eve Byrne has been issued with a 30 day medical suspension until April 22, 2014.
  13. IKF AMATEUR FCR
    IRISH LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE **DEFENSE

    Seamus Gheoghan (Ennis, 24-4-2, 81.5kg, 179cm, 01-13-80, Adam Leyden, 086 2598536)
    defeated **Shane Creaven (Galway, 10-5, 81.5kg, 6'2'', 02-27-83, Pete Foley, 087 8119227) by unanimous decision, 48-47, 50-45 & 50-45.
  14. IKF AMATEUR FCR 5 NATIONS SUPER WELTERWEIGHT TITLE BOUT
    Charlie Ward (Galway, 23-5-2, 69.5kg, 5'9'', 07-17-94, Pete Foley, 087 811922)
    Defeated Thomas Harvey (Lurgan, 5-3, 69.5kg, 5'11'', 11-16-90, Davy Boyd, 07933481533) by majority decision, 49-46, 49-45 and 50-44.


MORE IKF RESULTS...

 

Results From Larry Brennan's
"Chaos In Carlow 2"
March 16th, 2014 - Carlow, Ireland

 

  • WHO: Larry Brennan
  • WHERE: Seven Oaks Hotel, Carlow, Ireland.
  • WHAT: IKF K-1 Rules Cruiserweight Title
  • IKF Event Representative: Pete Foley
  • IKF Event Referee: Mick Burke
  • IKF Judges: TBA
  • Ringside Physician (MD): Dr. Maura Grummell
  • Ambulance Service: Red Cross
  • Promoter: Mr. Larry Bennan at 085 7560083


Brett Egan from Deise Kickboxing, Dungarvan was awarded the
IKF AMATEUR K-1 Rules All Ireland Cruiserweight Title
by walkover after Robert Miscow from Top-Pro Gym in Kilkenny failed to make weight.

Feb 24,2014

The Galway Black Dragon Kickboxing club hosted a Junior IKF Kickboxing tournament in the Oranmore Community centre on Sunday and over 100 children from clubs from all over Ireland attended.
The junior event was followed immediately afterwards with a senior novice tournament and 30 adults were in action also.
The above picture show six youngsters from the Galway Black Dragon club who had their debut fights.
Champion fighter Catherine Cullinan who coachs the Little Dragons class for four to six year olds every Friday from 5pm to 6pm, was extremely proud of her charges as was chief coach Pete Foley who commented that the future of Irish Kickboxing was very bright indeed.
Big thanks to all the visiting clubs & coachs  who had the interest to bring their kids to one of the best run Junior Light Contact events ever seen in Ireland and to the volunteer Referees, judges, timekeepers, set up crews etc.
There was a  canteen facility  available on site for refreshments and a Martial Arts shop to buy equipment.
The event had a public address system courtesy of big Pa Murphy (Galways top DJ),  two boxing rings and an extremely safe matted area and all referees and coachs did a fantastic job in controlling the contact for the juniors event.
This was followed immediately after with a senior novice show where 30 adults were matched in boxing, kickboxing and K-1 in 15 entertaining contests where novices got a chance to fight others of equal stature.

Apr 30,2014

 


IKF Promoter Michael Burke of PMA Promotions in Finglas had yet another cracking event with his "Mayhem In Meath 6"
show in the Ashbourne House Hotel in Ashbourne, Co. Meath on Saturday night.
With a full house of over 400 enthusiastic fight fans with 13 action packed fights including 3
IKF All Ireland Titles and an incredible athmosphere, Meath was the place to be.

1/ Exibition Bout.
Craig Boyle from PMA and Jason Curtain from Redstar KB opened the show with a cracking Junior kickboxing
exibition which was a draw.

2/ Junior Kickboxing Bout.
Matthew Goode from AIMAA, defeated Lee Gorman from Redstar KB in a Junior Kickboxing bout
with scores of 20-18, 20-18, 20-18.

3/ AM FCR
Jordan Reed, Northern Ireland, (2-2-0, 60.6kg, 09-08-98, Robert Cassels, 07702704710 defeated Darren Redmond,
Dublin, Ireland, 0-1, 60kg, 5'7'', 03-07-99, Jimmy Courtney, 087 29680214 by decision.
27-30, 27-30, 27-30.

4/ AM FCR
Stephen Taite, Wicklow, Ireland (2-0-1, 92.2kg, 6'3'', 12-04-93, Stefan Moriarty,
085 2068167) defeated Stephen O Brien, Waterford, Ireland (1-1, 88kg, 6'1'', 11-10-92,
David Ward) by decision. 28-30, 29-29, 27-30.

5/ AM FCR
Jason Mc Guire, Meath, Ireland (4-0, 73.8kg, 5'7'', 06-30-84, Mick Burke, 085 7249933)
defeated Michael Burke, Galway, Ireland (0-1, 69.9kg, 5'9'', 09-20-93, Pete Foley, 087
8119227) by withdrawel in round one.

6/ AM FCR
Lindsey Graham, Laois, Ireland (7-1, 70.2kg, 6', 12-22-86, John Quigley, 086 6660474)
defeated Zanoa Bluma, Dublin, Ireland (0-1, 72kg, 168cm, 03-23-80, Jon Mackey, 086 4661661)
by decision. 30-26, 30-27, 30-27.

7/ AM FCR
Lisa Buckley, Bray, Ireland (3-0, 65kg, 06-29-95, Stefan Moriarty, 085 2068167) defeated
Katrina Kenny, Nenagh, Ireland (0-1, 63.3kg, 5'7'', 06-08-94, John Darcy, 085 7196005) by
decision. 28-30, 29-29, 29-30.

8/ AM FCR LADIES IKF ALL IRELAND HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE.
Tammy Little, Larne, Northern Ireland (3-1, 93kg, 5'6'', 09-05-84, Wilson Snoddy, 07766447179)
defeated Emma Feery, 94kg, 5'11'', 02-01-83, John Quigley, 086 6660474) by decision to claim
the title. 45-50, 45-50, 46-50.

9/ AM FCR
Liam Delaney, Meath, Ireland (10-1-3, 82kg, 6'4'', 04-11-97, Mick Burke, 085 7249933) defeated
Aaron Joyce, Galway, Ireland (0-1-1, 80.9kg, 5'11'', 12-03-95, Pete Foley, 087 8119227)
by RSC in round one.

10/ AM FCR
Eric Nolan, Dublin, Ireland (22-3, 72kg, 5'8'', 07-27-93, Jimmy Courtney, 087 2968021)
defeated Faolim Rachil, Dublin, Ireland (17-7, 72.5kg, 6'3'', 04-26-93, Glen Heenan) by
decision. 39-39, 40-39, 39-38.

11/ AM FCR IKF JUNIOR ALL IRELAND WELTERWEIGHT TITLE.
Shane Carter, Wexford, Ireland (4-0, 66kg, 180cm, 07-05-96, John Phillips) defeated Matty Rutkowski,
Portlaoise, Ireland (0-1, 66.3kg, 175cm, 08-09-96, Shane Marum, 089 4818956) by decision to claim the title. 49-48, 48-47, 47-48).

12/ AM K-1 ELIMINATOR BOUT.
Diarmuid O Buachalla, Dublin, Ireland (6-2-0, 6'1'', 06-23-87, Mick Burke, 085 7249933) defeated Neil Walmsley, Enniskillen, N.I.
(0-1, 89kg, 6'4'', 11-27-89, Shane Brimstone, 0793355821) by decision. 40-36, 40-35, 40-35.

13/ AM K-1 IKF ALL IRELAND SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE.
Aaron O Neill, Dublin, Ireland (8-1, 78.4kg, 6', 06-27-88, Mick Burke, 086 7249933) defeated
Dario Sinagoga, Wicklow, Ireland (5-3, 77kg, 5'11'', 05-27-88, Stefan Moriarty, 085 2068167)
by RSC in round 5 to claim the title.

 

 
Feb 10,2014

The Galway Black Dragon Kickboxing club picked up no less than five awards on Saturday night at the Irish National Kickboxing Awards ceremony for 2013 which were held in the Ashbourne Hotel, Ashbourne, Co. Meath.
The club were the overall winners as they picked up the most "Gongs" on the night.
Gerry King from Doughiska won the award for best entrance after his spectacular walk out through a capacity audience in Leisureland, Salthill at the Rumble In The Bay International Kickboxing promotion on December 7.
Mollie Mc Nevin from Roscam, won the award for best female junior competitor after an awesome 2013 which saw her clean up in her divisions in the IKF Irish and English Junior National Kickboxing championships as well as a knockout victory in her Full Contact debut in December.
Pete Foley from Annaghdown was chosen as the 2013 national kickboxing coach of the year after producing dozens of winners and a host of champions including Gary Manogues World Title win in December.
Gary Manogue from Castlepark was chosen as Fighter of the year for 2013 after a dazzling display of victories both in Ireland and in France which included a televised defence of his European Title and of course his knockout victory over Italian champion and World ranked No. 3, Alessandro Disnan from Rome in December which saw him crowned the IKF Super Welterweight Champion of the World.
Garys World Title win also went out on national TV.
The Rumble In The Bay promotion in Salthill was also chosen as Promotion of the year for 2013, beating off stiff opposition from all accross the country.
An extremely proud coach Pete Foley was delighted to have picked up so many awards at the prestigious Black Tie dinner night out, Irelands only Kickboxing Awards ceremony, and is already looking forward to another bumper year for the club in 2014.

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