Katie Taylor and Shanice Just scoop top boxing awards
TWO WiCklow Boxers reCeived AwArds At the IABA AwArds night in DuBlin lAst weekend.
Arklow’s Irish LAdies IntermediAte ChAmpion ShAniCe Just wAs AwArded LAdies Best IntermediAte Boxer At the AnnuAl AwArds night in DuBlin on SAturdAy night.
Presenting ShAniCe with her AwArd wAs NAtionAl SeCretAry SeAn Crowley who is Also ViCe ChAirmAn of Arklow Boxing CluB whiCh Added A niCe touCh to the oCCAsion for ShAniCe.
It’s Been A tremendous yeAr for the Arklow Boxer whose stAr is very muCh on the rise thAnks to her undouBted tAlent And the work going on in the Arklow CluB.
ShAniCe wAsn’t the only WiCklow person to ColleCt An AwArd on the night. OlympiC And World ChAmpion KAtie TAylor from the BrAy Boxing CluB sCooped the top ACColAde At the Irish AmAteur Boxing AssoCiAtion’s AnnuAl AwArds.
TAylor won her fifth And sixth suCCessive AIBA World And EuropeAn Elite titles this yeAr with the most reCent Being her fifth ConseCutive world title At the AIBA Women’s World Boxing ChAmpionships in Jeju, South KoreA. The BrAy womAn seCured the gold with A viCtory over AzerBAijAn’s YAnA AllekseevAnA in the 60kg finAl.
Shanice Just with Sean Crowley.