10 Aug 2022

Three Offaly boxers to fight for national titles this weekend

It could be a historic for Offaly boxing

Three Offaly boxers to fight for national titles this weekend

Three Offaly boxers to fight for national titles this weekend

Fresh from Edenderry's Darragh Farrell collecting his fourth Leinster boxing title in a row last week, Offaly will have three fighters in national title action this weekend.

SEE ALSO: Offaly boxer wins fourth Leinster title in a row

Edenderry's Lauren Hogan, Tullamore's Grannie Walsh and Brian Kennedy from Daingean will compete live on RTE television in the National Elite finals next week .

Lauren, who fights out of the St. Brigid's club in Edenderry, and who last year recovered from serious injury, will compete at 54kg as she goes for her third elite title.

Grainne Walsh, a former Offaly Express Sports Star of the Month winner from last year, hails from the Spartacus club in Tullamore and will go for her second elite title in the 69kg grade. 

Brian Kennedy will be gunning for his first national elite title as the St. Mary's, Daingean man takes to the ring in the 81kg division decider on Saturday night, February 24.

RTE 2 will present coverage from the National Stadium on Saturday night with the show hitting our screens at 7.30pm. 

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