International boxers flock to Offaly for training camp

Justin Kelly

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International boxers flock to Offaly for training camp

The 2017 Edenderry Boxing Camp in full flow

Edenderry will once again welcome some of the world's top female boxers for an all-female sparring camp this summer.

Having welcomed the likes of multiple world champion Mary Kom to St. Brigid's Boxing Club last year, coach Liam 'Morley' Brereton has once agian extended invivations far and wide for 2018.

Teams from England, France, Italy, Germany, Hungary, Canada, Sweden, Norway and Hong Kong will converge on the North Offaly town for an intensive camp.

Local boxers will get a taste of international class as they spar with the world's finest boxers.

Liam Brereton says it is fantastic that "boxers from all over Ireland and the world are all coming to a little town like Edenderry."

"I have actually had to say no to certain countries because of accommodation," he added.

"Maybe it is just me but I think it’s amazing that we can attract teams from all over the world to Edenderry," he concluded. 

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