World dream ends for Walcot boxer McDonagh

Swindon Advertiser: Patrick McDonagh

5:30am Monday 21st April 2014

Walcot boxer Patrick McDonagh’s dream of a medal at the Youth World Championships in Sofia is over after defeat in his last 16 contest with Italian Champion Vincenzo Arecchia, writes Dave Veysey.

Walcot youngster progresses in World Youth Championships

Swindon Advertiser: Patrick McDonagh

5:30am Saturday 19th April 2014

Walcot boxer Patrick McDonagh kept his medal dreams alive at the World Youth Championships in Sofia last night with a decisive points victory against the Iranian champion, writes Dave Veysey.

Pow has the wow factor

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

RICKY Pow has put his chance of fighting for a light-heavyweight title on hold to take on former world champion Gabriel Campillo.

McDonagh shines in his big GB debut bout

Swindon Advertiser: Patrick McDonagh

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

Walcot boxer Patrick McDonagh’s GB debut was one he’ll never forget, as he defeated his highly ranked opponent in the opening round of the AIBA Youth Championships in Sofia, writes Dave Veysey.

Swindon boxers preparing for charity bouts

5:30am Tuesday 15th April 2014

SWINDON boxers Team KO are training for a charity boxing match organised by Ben Gristwood of Platinum Promotions, in aid of Helen & Douglas House and Faringdon Fire Fighters.

CLUB OF THE WEEK: Fitzpatrick's Gym

Swindon Advertiser: Members of Fitzpatrick's Gym

5:30am Tuesday 15th April 2014

BRUTAL, bloody and bruising, the sport of boxing often courts bad press.

Swindon boxer is learning from the best

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon boxer Tariq Quaddus

5:30am Monday 14th April 2014

TARIQ Quaddus says that training with the Great Britain amateur boxers has given him an extra buzz for the sport.

McDonagh joins world class

Swindon Advertiser: Patrick McDonagh

5:30am Saturday 12th April 2014

WALCOT’S Patrick McDonagh becomes the first Swindon boxer to ever compete in the World Youth Championships when he dons the Great Britain vest in Bulgaria this weekend, writes Dave Veysey.

Cox claims top British boxers are dodging fights with him

Swindon Advertiser: Jamie Cox winning his fight against Janos Petrovics at the Oasis

5:30am Thursday 10th April 2014

JAMIE Cox claims some of Britain’s top ranked boxers in his division are running scared of him.

Swindon fight fans in for a treat this summer

Swindon Advertiser: BOXING LIVE: Young claims Intercontinental title

5:30am Tuesday 8th April 2014

SWINDON fight fans could be in line for a treat this summer as promoter Keith Mayo is planning to put on three title fights for his June show at the Oasis Leisure Centre.

Fitzpatrick's show is a knockout success

Swindon Advertiser: Action from Paddy Fitzpatrick's boxing show at the Oasis on Friday night

5:30am Tuesday 8th April 2014

PADDY Fitzpatrick is already planning his third amateur boxing show after his Mandated bill sold out at the Oasis Leisure Centre.

Nationwide top Division One

Swindon Advertiser: Nationwide A celebrate winning the league

5:30am Tuesday 8th April 2014

NATIONWIDE A’s final day 66-48 final day victory over Raychem was enough for the side to ensure they finished top of Swindon & District League Division One.

Peroshi leads the way for Walcot sextet at Fitzpatrick's show

Swindon Advertiser: Walcot boxer Or Ges Peroshi in action at the Oasis on Friday night

5:30am Tuesday 8th April 2014

A SEXTET of Walcot boxers played their part in Paddy Fitzpatrick’s exciting showcase of talent at the Oasis Leisure Centre last Friday.

Fitzpatrick honours Walcot boxing coach Scott

Swindon Advertiser: Walcot head coach Harry Scott receives his award at Paddy Fitzpatrick's boxing show

5:30am Tuesday 8th April 2014

WALCOT chief coach Harry Scott was presented with a lifetime achievement award at Fitzpatrick’s boxing show at the Oasis last Friday.

Walcot boxers ready for local show

Swindon Advertiser: Felix De Giles

5:30am Friday 4th April 2014

A sextet of Walcot boxers make a short trip across town this evening to compete in the Fitzpatricks club event at the Oasis Leisure Centre.

Swindon boxer Cox closes in on ring return as three-bout deal nears completion

Swindon Advertiser: Jamie Cox enters the Oasis before his fight on Saturday night

5:30am Thursday 3rd April 2014

THE frustration could finally be over for Jamie Cox with the Swindon boxer poised to sign a deal to fight for the WBO European title and the prestigious British crown.

The end of the Day

Swindon Advertiser: Shawn Grant, right, in action against Phill Day

5:30am Thursday 3rd April 2014

SHAWN Grant caused the upset of the night as he knocked out former professional boxer Phill Day in an amazing night of white-collar boxing at the Oasis Leisure Centre.

Watkins upbeat despite defeat

Swindon Advertiser: Luke Watkins tucks up against David Bailey

11:13am Tuesday 1st April 2014

SWINDON super heavyweight Luke Watkins remained positive following his exit from the Elite ABA Championships on Friday.

Mixed results for Swindon ABC at their home show

11:14am Tuesday 1st April 2014

THERE was mixed success for Swindon ABC as they held their second open show at Supermarine Sports Club at the weekend.

Schoolboy exit for Mikey

Swindon Advertiser: Walcot boxer Mikey McDonagh

11:11am Tuesday 1st April 2014

WALCOT’S Mikey McDonagh exited the Schoolboy Championships in a blaze of glory following a narrow and controversial points defeat in his national semi-final in London on Saturday, writes Dave Veysey.

Walcot’s Rishelle makes a knockout debut

Swindon Advertiser: Walcot boxer Rishelle Dillon in action

11:07am Tuesday 1st April 2014

WALCOT boxer Rishelle Dillon made a sensational debut on the Swindon ABC event at the Supermarine Club on Friday night with a victory by a second-round stoppage.

Horseshoe's Harrison Pearson into Schoolboy Champs semis

5:30am Saturday 29th March 2014

HORSESHOE ABC’s Harrison Pearson has reached the semi-finals of the class B 72kg Schoolboy Championships.

Boxer bids to reach national final

Swindon Advertiser: Walcot boxer Mikey McDonagh

5:30am Friday 28th March 2014

Walcot youngster Mikey McDonagh faces the biggest challenge of his boxing career on Saturday when he competes in the National Schoolboy semi finals at Feltham, near London, writes Dave Veysey.

Bennett ready to emerge from shadows

Swindon Advertiser: Lawrence Bennett

5:30am Thursday 27th March 2014

LAWRENCE Bennett believes that Thursday night’s Southern Area cruiserweight title clash with Jack Morris will be the defining moment of his career.

Watkins to step up in class

Swindon Advertiser: Luke Watkins

5:30am Thursday 27th March 2014

SWINDON super heavyweight Luke Watkins is confident he can handle the step up in class when he competes in the Elite ABAE Championship for the first time this weekend.

BOXING: It's Judgement Day for Phill

5:30am Wednesday 26th March 2014

FORMER professional Phill Day will realise a dream on Saturday night when he headlines a boxing show in his home town.

AMATEUR BOXING: Walcot’s Mikey McDonagh into national semis with win over Rolfe

5:30am Tuesday 25th March 2014

WALCOT boxer Mikey McDonagh booked his place in next week’s National Schoolboy semi-final with a convincing win over London champion Thomas Rolfe on Sunday, writes Dave Veysey.

Two Walcot youngsters out to earn semi spot

5:30am Saturday 22nd March 2014

WALCOT boxers Mikey McDonagh and Sammy Price are on the glory trail this Sunday when they compete in the National Schoolboys quarter-finals in Bodmin, Cornwall, writes Dave Veysey.

Kelvin set to enter the Cobra den once again

Swindon Advertiser: Boxing coach Richard Farnan with his boxer Kelvin Young)

5:30am Saturday 22nd March 2014

KELVIN Young is set to head into sparring with Carl Froch ahead of the Cobra’s grudge rematch with Swindon-trained George Groves.

BOXING: Swindon's Beeden eyes second victory

10:15am Friday 21st March 2014

SWINDON’S Joe Beeden is facing a tough test as he looks to secure his second victory as a professional boxer tonight.

Froch was desperate for Nottingham fight - Fitzpatrick

Swindon Advertiser: George Groves, left, with Paddy Fitzpatrick

5:30am Wednesday 19th March 2014

PADDY Fitzpatrick says Carl Froch would have “kissed” promoter Eddie Hearn if his rematch with George Groves had been staged in Nottingham.

Young guns down Kugler for another victory

Swindon Advertiser: Boxer Kelvin Young

5:30am Saturday 15th March 2014

KELVIN Young made a winning return to action with a comprehensive points decision over Tomas Kugler at the Oasis Leisure Centre.

BOXING LIVE

Swindon Advertiser: Boxer Kelvin Young

4:46pm Friday 14th March 2014

Join sports writer Tom Bassam from 7.30pm for live updates from KM Promotions' Swindon Boys show at the Oasis.

BOXING: Farnan shows Kelv the way

5:30am Friday 14th March 2014

KELVIN Young believes he has become an all-round better fighter since he teamed up with trainer Richard Farnan.

Horseshoe show packs a punch

Swindon Advertiser: George White in action

5:30am Thursday 13th March 2014

SWINDON boxing fans were treated to a knockout evening of boxing at Horseshoe ABC’s show on Saturday.

Kelvin's route to world glory is already plotted

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon's Kelvin Young with trainer Rich Farnan

5:30am Thursday 13th March 2014

AS KELVIN Young prepares to face Tomas Kugler on Friday night, a route is already being plotted to world title glory.

Tariq looks to come back with a bang

5:30am Thursday 13th March 2014

AFTER almost six years out of the ring, Tariq Quaddas is ready to make his return to professional boxing with a bang.

BOXING: A new era for Ryan

Swindon Advertiser: Kevin Metcalfe, chief executive officer of Verelogic Group, Ryan Martin; Keith Mayo of KM Promotions and Jason Mazzotta of Core Construction

5:30am Wednesday 12th March 2014

FRIDAY night will mark the start of a new era for Swindon boxer Ryan Martin.

BOXING: Keith Mayo expects big things for his boxers

Swindon Advertiser: Mayo has grand plans for show

5:30am Wednesday 12th March 2014

KEITH Mayo is hoping Friday night’s show at the Oasis Leisure Centre is the start of long and successful careers for of his new charges.

BOXING: Lawrence handed title shot

Swindon Advertiser: Lawrence Bennett

5:30am Wednesday 12th March 2014

SWINDON-based cruiserweight Lawrence Bennett has landed a shot at the Southern Area title.

Walcot boxer McDonagh wins Three Nations title

Swindon Advertiser: Patrick McDonagh

5:30am Tuesday 11th March 2014

PATRICK McDonagh put together the two best consecutive performances of his career to win the GB Three Nations Youth title in Edinburgh last weekend, writes Dave Veysey.

Sam's the man at Western Counties finals

Swindon Advertiser: Sammy Price

5:30am Tuesday 11th March 2014

WALCOT’S Sammy Price claimed his first title for the club on Saturday when he won the Western Counties Schoolboys Final in Exmouth.

Walcot boxer targets national quarter-finals

Swindon Advertiser: Walcot boxer Johnny McDonagh

5:30am Saturday 8th March 2014

A TRIO of young Walcot boxers compete in the Western Counties Schoolboy Final this evening, writes Dave Veysey.

Fitzpatrick not overly excited by prospect of Wembley visit

Swindon Advertiser: George Groves, left, with Paddy Fitzpatrick

5:30am Thursday 6th March 2014

PADDY Fitzpatrick says being involved in one of the biggest British sporting events of all time does little to excite him and claims Froch-Groves II could happen in his Rodbourne Road gym for all he cares.

Heaps claims the title at another knockout Fightclub show

Swindon Advertiser: Ben Heap with his title. Picture: SOUTH WEST MEDIA

5:30am Thursday 6th March 2014

BEN Heap took the honours in front of another packed house at the Meca as he beat Luke Hambidge to claim Swindon Fightclub’s international middleweight title at the weekend.

Gomez test for Quaddas

5:30am Thursday 6th March 2014

SWINDON-based cruiserweight Tariq Quaddas will take on debutant Cristian Gomez next Friday night.

Swindon-based Groves delighted with Wembley fight

Swindon Advertiser: George Groves, left, with Paddy Fitzpatrick

5:30am Wednesday 5th March 2014

SWINDON-BASED George Groves is delighted his rematch with Carl Froch will be staged at Wembley Stadium but claims his bitter rival will have more than the venue to worry about come fight night.

Swindon-based Groves to face Froch at Wembley

Swindon Advertiser: Carl Froch (left) and George Groves after their WBA and IBF Super Middleweight Title fight at the Phones 4u Arena, Manchester. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday November 23, 2013. See PA Story BOXING Manchester. Photo credit should read: Dav

11:46am Tuesday 4th March 2014

GEORGE Groves' rematch with Carl Froch will take place at Wembley Stadium it was announced today.

No cheating on diet for boxer Young despite award win

Swindon Advertiser: Boxing coach Richard Farnan with his boxer Kelvin Young)

5:30am Tuesday 4th March 2014

BOXER Kelvin Young may have picked up the Swindon Advertiser’s Sportsman of the Year award but celebrating with a glass of champagne and fine food was out of the question.

First win for Fitzpatricks boxer Mikey

Swindon Advertiser: Paddy Fitzpatrick

5:30am Tuesday 4th March 2014

Fitzpatricks Boxing Club’s Mikey Delaney won his first amateur bout in Bristol at the weekend.






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