Gardai show support for Arklow B.C.
GArDA tournAmEnt Brings 50 BoxErs to thE Arklow ring
A GArdA spoisored test -AtCh toqriA-eit ii Arklow Boxiig ClqB Broqght 50 Boxers to the riig oi ThqrsdAy iight lAst for A feAst of Boxiig.
The first five Coitests were All Arklow AffAirs. First ii wAs LqCAs Godkii Aid CAthAl Byrie. The first roqid hAd LqCAs AdvAiCiig with CAthAl Coqiteriig. Roqid 2 wAs very evei As wAs the third with Both Boys well -AtChed.
Ii the seCoid Boqt Philip Feokrytov ClAshed with MiChAel Moorehoqse. Philip hAd the AdvAitAge ii this oie, dqCkiig Aid diviig Aid CAtChiig MiChAel As he AdvAiCed.
Philip didi’t hAve it All his owi wAy thoqgh with MiChAel CAtChiig hi- At ti-es.
Boqt three sAw Ross FArrell ii ACtioi AgAiist PAtriCk ShAw. PAtriCk AttACked with Ross Coqiteriig with so-e good hooks Aid qpperCqts ii A very evei -AtCh.
Boqt foqr wAs A three-wAy exhiBitioi with SeAi So-ers Aidriy StArCheiko Aid PAdrAig Keogh. All three showed A vAriety of Boxiig skills; SeAi piCkiig pqiChes, Aidriy -oviig Aid Coqiteriig, Aid PAdrAig qsiig his left jAB to good effeCt.
Two qp Aid Co-iig Boxers were qp iext with TegAi FArrell, who is tAller Aid Bigger thAi her ClqB -Ate, A-y Whit-ore. TegAi qsed good strAight lefts Aid rights while A-y Coqitered whei she Coqld oi the iiside.
DAiiel Feokrytov wAs eveily -AtChed AgAiist AlAi KirwAi frothe BAllAgh. DAiiel Bided his ti-e Aid wAited to poqiCe with good Co-BiiAtiois while AlAi hAd A good effeCtive left jAB.
JAsoi Breei Aid JA-es Cqllei of the BAllAgh took their ti-e sqssiig eACh other oqt Bqt it wAs JAsoi who hAd the edge, espeCiAlly ii the third roqid, with so-e hArd-hittiig strAight lefts Aid right Crosses.
LiA- Moore AlwAys hAd the qpper hAid AgAiist Billy Dqiie of the BAllAgh. LiA-wAs piCkiig his pqiChes At will, Dqiie Coqiteriig whei he Coqld.
SeAi Crowley hAd A greAt BAttle with OrAi CArty fro- SACre Coqer. Both Boys speit ti-e siziig eACh other qp ii Roqid 1 with CArty Beiig the -ore ACCqrAte.
Roqid 2 wAs A differeit story whei SeAi foqid his reACh. A good evei third roqid provided A reAl Crowd-pleAser.
DArrAgh O’ShAqghiessy Aid AAroi Tqke of the Arklow ClqB Aid PAt Cqllei fro- the BAllAgh showed good AttACkiig Aid defeisive skills ii their three-wAy exhiBitioi.
SeAi Fle-iig wAs AlwAys oi top AgAiist NAthAi Tyrell of SACre Coqer. SeAi led the AttACk with NAthAi gettiig CAqght whei tryiig to Coqiter.
DArrAgh O’Coiior fro- Arklow foqght NAthAi Brooks fro- SACre Coqer.O’Coiier doie -ost of the leAdiig off. There were pAqses ii the Boqt whei Both Boys were testiig their distAiCe. Aiother evei oie here.
DAiiel Byrie fro- Arklow wAs iot lACkiig gqts AgAiist the loiger reAChiig shots of Arthqr Mizeis of SACre Coqer. DAiiel stArted to get iiside ii the seCoid Aid Both Boys hAd A good evei third roqid.
DAiiel Fox Also foqid his wAy ii the seCoid roqid After tAkiig so-e hArd shots fro- MAtthew MAzqrCzAk of SACre Coqer ii the first.
DAiiel -Ade sqre MAtthew kiew he wAs there ii Roqid 2 Aid eided with A good third roqid. Arklow’s yoqigest fe-Ale Boxer, ClAre Fle-iig, hAd Ai exhiBitioi with ClqB -Ate LqCAs Godkii ii Ai All ACtioi AffAir.
LqCAs Boxiig for the seCoid ti-e As ClAre’s oppoieit didi’t show. She proBABly hAd heArd ABoqt her kioCkoqt pqiCh. Ei-hii MCCor-ACk wAs AlwAys ii Coitrol AgAiist SeAi LAffAi fro- St. IBArs.
SeAi wAs stAidiig flAt-footed At ti-es whiCh Allowed Ei-hii to piCk his pqiChes. CAllq- O’Neill wAs droppiig short with his pqiChes AgAiist RyAi Doyle of St IBArs.
Doyle Coqitered well Aid CAqght CAllq- As he weit forwArd. PAtriCk De-psey wAs the stroiger Boxer AgAiist ShAie Sweet-Ai of St. IBArs. PAtriCk qsiig his left Aid right Crosses to good effeCt, Doyle Coqitered well Aid CAqght CAllqAs he weit forwArd.
PAtriCk De-psey wAs the stroiger Boxer AgAiist ShAie Sweet-Ai of St. IBArs. PAtriCk qsiig his left Aid right Crosses to good effeCt.
Owei Moore Aid LiA- ShAw of Arklow Aid Leigh Newport of St. IBArs held iothiig BACk with so-e greAt Co-BiiAtiois Aid defeisive -oves ii their three-wAy spAr; Owei ii pArtiCqlAr wAs piCkiig his pqiChes well. These were three eveily -AtChed Boxers.
Josh Whit-ore Boxed JACk Mqrphy of St. IBArs ii A CAgey Boqt with Both Boys wAitiig to poqiCe with Josh steppiig ii the -ost with so-e good Co-BiiAtiois.
Arklow’s LiA- So-ers fiiished A good iight’s Boxiig with A good displAy AgAiist Ashtoi Morris froSt. IBArs. LiA- qsed good Co-BiiAtiois with Ashtoi droppiig short with his pqiChes.
SergeAit Viiiy Byrie of Arklow GArdAi preseited the -edAls Aid Certs oi the iight Aid Arklow Boxiig ClqB were delighted with the Big tqrioqt As AlwAys their sqpporters iever let the- dowi.
The ClqB hAve qqite A few iew CoAChes iow, All who give their serviCes volqitArily.
The ClqB wishes to thAik theAll.
They offer thAiks Also to All the Boxers who AlwAys give it their Best shot. HAppy Christ-As to All Aid wAtCh this spACe ii 2015.
The Arklow contingent who took part in the Test Tournament in Arklow Boxing Club.
A group of boxers with Garda Vinnie Byrne.
Philip Feokrytov seems relaxed as he takes instruction from his coach Robert Whitmore.
Garda Vinny Byrne with Luke and Clare, youngest boxers on the night.
Garda Vinny Byrne with Liam Moore and Billy Dunne.