Irish squad named for Women’s International

The IABA has confirmed ticket prices for the first ever  Women’s Boxing International between Ireland and Holland at Dublin’s National Stadium on March 23rd.

The Irish team will be  led by World No.1  Katie Taylor  and will also  include Michaela Walsh from the Holy Family BC in Belfast, and Sinead Kavanagh who boxes out of the Drimnagh Club.

Cavan’s Ceire Smith,   Mayo’s Michelle Lynch  of the  Golden Gloves BC in Belmullet and Claire Grace of Callan,   will also feature  on the bill at the home of Irish boxing.

The teams meet again at the Cavan Crystal Hotel  in Cavan Town  on March 25th, whilst Taylor has two other bouts this month, firstly  in Cork where she meets leading U.S lightweight Portland Maine’s  Liz Leddy,

the 2011 U.S National Golden Gloves champion on 30th March and next day in Dungarvan where she faces another top U.S boxer, Bertha  Aracil from Yonkers, NY,  at the Peter Crotty memorial evening staged by the Iron Man Gym, Dungarvan BC.

For ticket information for Dublin , contact the National Stadium on (01) 454 3525/ (01) 453 3371 .    Ticket prices from  10 Euros (OAPs  and Children) – Adults 20 Euros

For the meeting in Cavan, contact the Cavan BC  : email:

For the Taylor-Leddy bout in Cork tickets available from Pa Flynn of the St John’s BC – Tel: 087-1675884

Tickets for the Dungarvan show from    the Iron Man Gym ,Dungarvan Boxing Club –email


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