South East box­ers all set for first com­pe­ti­tion

Wexford People - - NEWS -

BRIDGETOWN BASED South East Boxing Club will be hold­ing its first tour­na­ment in the Stella Maris Cen­tre, Kil­more Quay on Sun­day, May 20 from 2 p.m. The club, which launched in 2015, now has over 40 young mem­bers and is grow­ing con­sis­tently.

Head Coach Dom Robin­son ex­plained that there would be 15 match cards on the day, rang­ing in age, say­ing: ‘All are wel­come to at­tend the event. It’s very im­por­tant for these young box­ers to be sup­ported by their com­muity at this stage in their ca­reers.’

The club is cur­rently based in Mill Lane in Bridgetown and will be ex­pand­ing their prop­erty in the com­ing months due to the high level of in­ter­est in the club.

Lo­cal county coun­cil­lor, Mick Roche, who is a found­ing mem­ber of the boxing club, wel­comed the event and said that he was proud to see the club de­vel­op­ing so much.

‘It’s great to see this boxing club be­com­ing a hub for young peo­ple in the South Wex­ford area. We have some fan­tas­tic box­ers and I can see this club be­com­ing very suc­cess­ful in the fu­ture. We are ex­tremely grate­ful to lo­cal busi­nesses who have spon­sored this event and we al­ways wel­come spon­sor­ship from kind donors.’

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