All set for test in Macedonia
SLIGO is being firmly placed on the world map this month from various sporting disciplines, gold and bronze from swimming coming home this week with Mona McSharry, while three young kickboxers are hoping to add to the success next week.
Ruth Conlon- Oates, Cathal Monds and Kyle Keaney will all travel to Skopje in Macedonia this Friday September 1st.
They will compete as part of the Irish Team in the European Kickboxing Championships.
All 3 fighters dedicated their summer holidays to training for the prestigious event.
The athletes were making regular trips to Dublin for squad training along with training 3 times per week in their Collooney based club under the watchful eye of Chief Instructor Des Leonard.
Ruth Conlon- Oates is current World Bronze medalist and is eager to add a European title to her successful fighting career.
Sligo wishes all fighters, Ruth, Cathal and Kyle all the very best on their quest for gold in Macedonia as they take part in the European Kickboxing Championships. RICHARD Howley from Dooneen Enniscrone riding Chinook has been selected to represent Ireland this week at the European Championships which will be held in Sweden. Richard will compete as an individual in the under 25years category.
This selection follows Richard’s great success across Europe and the UK this year.
Richard Howley on board Chinook.