Katie Tay­lor and Shan­ice Just scoop top box­ing awards

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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.

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