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Hundreds Flock To Roscrea Fight Night
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Not Madison Square Gardens in New York, Not the MGM Grand Las Vegas and not the Royal Albert Hall in London could have matched the electric atmosphere of the Damer Court Hotel on Friday evening last for one of the most memorable events in Roscrea’s sporting history.

Hundreds Flock To  Roscrea  “Fight Night”

Not Madison Square Gardens in New York, Not the MGM Grand Las Vegas and not the Royal Albert Hall in London could have matched the electric atmosphere of the Damer Court Hotel on Friday evening last for one of the most memorable events in Roscrea’s sporting history.  “Fight Night” presented by Roscrea Hurling Club in association with Roscrea Boxing Club was a tremendous success and ringside in the heat of the battle to record all the action was Hurling Club PRO, Brian King.  Here follows his report.

The first fight was a “light flyweight” contest between Rory O’Connor and Jamie “Breezy” Bergin.  Breezy immediately took the fight to O’Connor who did well to stay on his feet after an early onslaught.  Bergin continued to attack for the rest of the round and early into the second round.  Any cynics in the audience who might have thought some of the competitors would go easy on each other, got their answer half way through the second round when both boxers went toe to toe in a pumping fifteen seconds where big punches were traded by both fighters.  There was always the chance that the hard working “Breezy” would tire somewhat in the third round.  O’Connor, who had given us a taste of his ability midway through the second round, set the arena a light in the third round with a massive attack on a tiring opponent. Credit to Breezy, though tired, he battled through the round and had it been the “Olympic Style Scoring System” he was certain based on his work rate in the first two rounds to win the fight.  However last Friday was all about Boxing in its purest form and while there were some gasps when referee Dan Copinger declared Rory the winner the reality was that the powerhouse O’Connor did just enough to take the first victory of the night.

Congratulations to all involved

Despite losing on the night Ger England but in a brave performance and was awarded for his great attitude to training.
L/R: Gary Thompson (Roscrea Boxing Club), kevin Brady (Roscrea Hurling Club) & Ger England

Paul Kirwan and Ray Moloney drew their contest in the Fight Of The Night

The second bout featured “The Butcher Boy” Benji Riordan against the big hitting Babby Wright. Both competitors had plenty of support and it was certainly a fight that the audience really looked forward to.  Babby went on the offensive early in the first round, delivering a jab within the first few seconds to Benji’s nose that would dictate the pattern of the contest.  Both traded punches for the rest of the fight but with Benji looking like “Rudolph” after taking the early punch he was always on the defensive and did well to stay in the fight despite the problems he was suffering with his nose.  Credit to Baby who pushed forward at every opportunity despite taking some good punches from Benji. Babby managed to keep up the momentum and sealed a deserved victory after a comprehensive performance.

Babby Wright Enters The Ring

The Butcher Boy” Benji Riordan Against The Big Hitting Babby Wright.

The third fight featured an exhibition of boxing from two Irish Amateur Boxers.  Both Mark Beresford and Alex Collide showed that the future of Irish Boxing is very encouraging.  The smart money was always on the draw and so it came to pass after three rounds of quality boxing that was really appreciated by all those present.
The fourth contest had received a lot of publicity in the build up to the fight. 

The battle of the Chairmen saw Roscrea Hurling Club Chairman Kevin Brady take on the Juvenile Hurling Club Chairman, Roddy Ryan.  It was always going to be a battle of power against fitness.  Roddy came out strong and led the “Dancer” Brady on a merry dance for the first round.  Roddy delivered some clean punches and the senior Chairman looked in serious trouble when he went to the wrong corner on the bell to signal the end of a dramatic first round.  Anyone that knows Kevin Brady though, knows of the raw strength that flows through his veins, and it was no surprise that once he began to compose himself in the second round he started to deliver some crunching blows which rattled the “Dodger” Ryan.  As the bell went for the final round we all wondered could Brady keep the momentum going and could Roddy stay away from the ropes and get the jab going again.  After a pulsating final round Kevin was declared the winner.  The result divided some opinion but boxing aficionados such as Maria Moloney granddaughter of Roscrea historian, Kathleen McLoughney, who was ringside with her partner Joe on the night fully agreed with the referee’s decision. 

The Two Chairmen Roddy Ryan and kevin Brady Collide

Gary Thompson Gets Ready To Motivate K. Brady Before The Final Round  

The 5th contest of the night was a bruising encounter.  Darragh “Wipe The Floor” Spooner took on one of the hurling clubs finest young players, Joe Carroll.  Both boxers were very aggressive right from the start.  Spunner try to deceive with some fancy footwork, but Carroll remained patient and picked off his punches showing all the potential of a someone that could have had a good amateur career in the sport. In the second round Spooner continued to rely on the footwork to try and outwit a classy Carroll who opened Darragh’s nose in a heated exchange that resulted in the evening’s first standing count for Spooner.  In the third Round “Wipe The Floor Spooner” had it all to do.  With great determination he fought hard despite the bloodied face and showed formidable aggression which was countered by Carroll who gritted his teeth and was declared the winner after a very tough contest.

Joe Carroll Showed All the qualities Of A Young Amateur Boxer In His Fight With Darragh Spooner

The straight talking Padraic Carroll was next up against Enda “The Bear Maher”.  How would Carroll’s long reach stand up against the brute force of a giant was the question on everyone’s lips.  The “Bear” was out of the traps fast using the shoulders well to trap Carroll on the ropes.  Padraic responded with some slick body shots that temporarily slowed the Bear’s momentum.  The last few seconds of the round were frantic.  The Bear went in hard once again trapping Carroll on the ropes. A big right hand from the Bear drew gasps from the audience but again Carroll stood up to the attack and responded with some solid body shots.  The second round was every bit as aggressive as the first with the Bear Maher tearing into his opponent at every opportunity.  With Carroll’s nose starting to show signs of a serious pounding the omens looked good for the “Bear”.  As the round progressed however, Carroll started to gain the upper hand and finished strongly with some cracking punches to the head and body of his opponent. As the bell went to signal the end of the second round, there was still, despite a strong finish to the round, plenty of concern from Padraic’s support base that were well positioned ring side.  Leading the support was Neassa O’Neil, Padraic’s girlfriend who seemed to feel every blow that was delivered by the “Bear”.  She was also worried about Padraic’s nose which was broken in Australia three years ago.  Brid Carroll, Padraic’s sister in law, could see how the fight was turning. She predicted a big third round from Padraic and her prophecy was fulfilled when Padraic put in a pulsating performance in the third to pull off a famous win against a very tenacious opponent.

Padraic Carroll Prevails After A Titanic Tussle With Enda Maher

Padriac Carrol's Girlfriend, Nessa Was Very Relieved At The End Of His Fight

After the interval the sporting fest continued with what looked on paper to be a very classy fight between the hurling mystro, Mark “Magic” O’Meara and the rugby genie Paul “McShuffle” McNamara.  McNamara went on the attack from the bell.  Looking extremely focused he delivered some crushing right hands that left Magic O’Meara wondering what kind of tricks he would have to pull out of his hat to survive the blistering offensive. In the second round McNamara continued the relentless attack, but Magic O’Meara wouldn’t go down and ended the round the stronger, by delivering two huge blows to quell the McNamara offensive. O’Meara knew that despite his good finish to the second round he would have it all to do in the third.  He landed some early jabs and had he delivered a potentially devastating right hand to McNamara’s right ear the tables could have been turned.  The classy McNamara weathered the storm and responded with some clinical body shots and there was little surprise when the referee declared “McShuffle” the winner.

Paul “McShuffle” McNamara Seals The Victory Over Mark Magic O'Meara

The eight fight of the evening saw one of the event’s organisers Dan Gilmartin who entered the ring to the theme of “Rocky” much to the delight of the crowd, against Denis “Freak” Moloney.  Moloney showed his intent early in the bout with some devastating blows.  Moloney continued to press in the second round and Dan found himself under tremendous pressure.  A very brave performance from Dan Gilmartin could do nothing to quell the tide that kept coming his way.  A very empathic display saw Denis Moloney emerge the winner.

There Was Plenty Of Glamour On Show To Keep The Crowd Entertained!

Cathal Carey son of the legendary Ciaran Carey was in action against another of the hurling club’s brightest prospects, Davin Flynn.  Conceding a few years to the younger Flynn, this was a fight that many found hard to call.  Within seconds, Carey was on the canvas but he was up quick and responded with a big right hand which sent out a brutal message to his opponent of what was to come in the rest of the fight.  In the second round it was Davin’s turn to “kiss the canvas”.  Like Carey in the first, Flynn was up quick but he was holding his shoulder and the omens certainly looked bad.  Carey continued to do the attacking and Flynn who had fallen very heavily, started to look very tired.  In the third round, Carey once again led the attack with some devastating blows that would have certainly rattled most opponents.  A determined Flynn stayed on his feet however and can be very proud of his brave response.  There was only one winner however and after an early shock in the first round, Cathal recovered well to win the bout.

On paper, contest number ten always looked potentially the best fight of the night.  Ray Moloney was pitted against a fancied Paul Kirwan.  Kirwan had a lot of support at ringside but it was Ray Moloney who took the early initiative by driving his opponent into the corner.  Kirwan dug deep and fought his way out of trouble.  With both showing the eyes of demons it was clear that the fight that promised everything wasn’t going to fail to deliver.  The second round was every bit as frantic as the first.  Moloney was once again on the offensive and used his weight to once again try and trap Kirwan in the corner.  A big left from Moloney took nothing out of Kirwan who countered with a right.  Once again Moloney tried to ensnare Kiwran on the ropes and once again Kirwan fought like a man possessed to get himself out of trouble.  At this stage the fight was proving to be a classic in demonstrating how to counter strong offensive boxing with tough concentrated offensive strategies. The large crowd were really enjoying this one and ringside the great Mick Hogan lapped up every blow while Kevin Moloney Snr looked like given half the opportunity he would be in the tick of the action himself! In the third round Kirwan started to use the jab more.  Moloney was jumping at his opponent with buckets of aggression.  With a blood stained face Kirwan countered everything Moloney threw at him.  The question now was would Moloney leave himself open at some stage for a devastating uppercut from Kirwan.  Moloney was fighting so aggressively there was always a danger of a swift counter.  Alas Kirwan managed to stay out of danger and when the bell rang it was hard to call the fight.  If it was for aggression and taking the fight to an opponent Moloney would certainly have shaded it, but the experienced Dan Coppinger saw plenty in Kirwan’s locker to impress him and it was no real surprise that the fight ended in a draw.

In the second last contest of the night Ger “Ballaghmore Brusier” England went toe to toe against Ray “Hitman” Hurley.  The “Hitman” certainly did nothing to endear himself to the audience by wearing a Kilkenny Jersey to the ear piercing jangle of “The Rose Of Mooncoin”. The boos were loud but Hurley loved the hostility and seemed to feed of the booing by emerging from his corner very focused and extremely determined.  Hurley delivered some big punches’ in the first round and continued the momentum throughout the second.  Ger showed great courage to stand up to the big blows and countered with some big right hands.  Ring side “The Welsh Wizard” John Moyles, was not impressed by the tactical battle that was ensuing. Roaring for blood “The Wizard” was happier with the third round which saw Ger on the offensive but getting increasingly more tired against a very stubborn but extremely strong and eventual winner, Ray Hurley.

After An Early Knock Down Cathal Carey (Right) Stormed Back To
Beat Davin Flynn

Mark McLoughlin Asks MIck Hogan For Some Betting Advice

The final fight of the evening was easily the most anticipated fight of the night.  A lot of “thrash talking” in the build up to the contest especially at the weigh in on Thursday at Roscrea Mart, had helped make this the battle everyone wanted to see.  Former Tipperary All-Star John Carroll was up against the “Bonecrusher” Proinsias Loughnane. Loughnane had trained hard for this fight and word on the street was that he wouldn’t be just happy with a win, he wanted a knock-out.  This despite taking on the man that had dealt with the “Rock O’Sullivan” on many occasions and widely regarded as pound for pound one of the strongest players every to wear the blue and gold.  None of this phased the Bonecrusher however.  As far as he was concerned that was the past, this was the present and he was ready to teach the Knock man a few lessons.  Carroll entered the ring to the lyrics of “He’s a monster” much to the delight of those present.  The “Bonecrusher” however wanted to gain the upperhand before the first punch was even thrown.  As the music from the “Phantom Of the Opera” rang through the arena, the question was, where was the Bonecrusher?.  Eventually he emerged dressed as the phantom. After such a build up all the pressure was now on the “Bonecrusher” to deliver.  Both were out of their seats quickly at the bell.  An early slip from the Boncrusher helped put the All-Star on the offensive.  A big right from Carroll was countered with a strong left from the Bonecrusher who looked dangerous with the combinations.  Both fighters showed no interest in defending and it was obvious that this would prove critical later in the fight.  In the second round the All-Star had the Bonecrusher on the ropes early in the round.  An onslaught of hooks to the head and lethal combinations to the body followed.  The Bonecrusher took a standing count and looked a beaten man before the bell came to the rescue. 

The Bonecrusher Could Not Resist Taunting The All-Star Ahead Of What
Was To Prove One Of Boxing's Greatest Ever Upsets 

On February 11th 1990 one of the greatest upsets in sporting and certainly boxing history took place in Tokyo Japan when James “Bouster” Douglas a 42-1 outsider beat what many at the time considered the best heavyweight champion the world had every seen, when he sent Mike Tyson crashing to the floor with a devastating knockout punch in round ten. Twenty one  years later at approximately 11pm on August 26th 2011, we were to witness once again one of Boxing’s greatest upsets.  Carroll emerged for the final round full of confidence and the clever money was on the contest not going the distance.  Carroll went on the offensive straight away delivering some crushing head shots to the Bonecrusher.  And then just as shockingly as 1990 the Bonecrusher loughnane, landed a punch that will forever guarantee him a place in “Boxing’s Hall of Fame”.  In the blink of an eye the “All-Star” was down.  The crowd gasped in disbelief.  The Bonecrusher stood over his prey menacingly before the referee ordered him to a neutral corner.  The referee began his count.  It became obvious at six that the All-Star wasn’t getting up. When the referee reached ten, the crowd in stunned silence were greeted by the bell and only then did it dawn on those present that the Bonecrusher had fulfilled his prophecy and beaten the former All-Ireland winner.  Surprisingly, Carroll was back on his feet within seconds of Bonceusher been declared the winner!  Within minutes talk of a major betting coup was rife amongst those present but the result stands pending an investigation by the World Boxing Organisation later this week!.  Assuming the Bonecrusher is proved innocent we can expect to see him in an elimination contest with David Haye next January for a crack next spring at Wladimir Klitschko’s heavyweight crown!

Fight Night was a marvellous success and helped show once again what can happen when local organisations come together in Roscrea to arrange great events that can be enjoyed by all.  What was really pleasing was the huge crowd that turned out to support the fundraiser which included people from all corners of the community.  Chairman of the Hurling Club, Kevin Brady thanked everyone especially the fighters for helping make the event a reality.  He thanked all the sponsors and paid a special thanks to the main sponsors of the hurling Club, Roscrea Credit Union who are always supportive of the club and it’s activities.  The Chairman concluded by thanking everyone for attending the event and by thanking  Roscrea Boxing Club for their tremendous support.  Well done to all concerned on a great night for boxing, a great night for two sports clubs and a great night for Roscrea.

Well Done Lads!









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Farewell to Rev Lesley Robinson
Bronze Medal For Roscrea Tidy Towns
SVP President Visits Roscrea
Pieta House is launched in Roscrea
Farewell to Rev Lesley Robinson
The Birth Exchange Project Now Open
Major Entertainment Fundraiser In Aid Of Pieta House Roscrea
53rd Roscrea Conference Celebrates Gothic Ireland
From Roscrea to New Guinea
Roscrea Cinema Project Now More Than Just A Dream.
Gothic Ireland explored at Roscrea at the 53rd Roscrea Conf
Roscrea Chamber Of Commerce Pay Parking
Roscrea Author Launches Peter Black
Taste Of Roscrea Christmas Festival
Literary Adventure Promised At Roscrea Book Launch.
Searching For Inspiration
Taste Of Roscrea 2013
Support For Roscrea Christmas Lights:
The 27th Roscrea People of the Year Awards
Roscrea Credit Union Latest News
Week Of light Soccer Tournament
Week Of light Art Competition
Coolderry Supports Fr. Christy Kennedy’s Mission in the Phil
Most Anticipated Book On Roscrea In Years Set To Launch Soon
RCTLC Sports Awards 2014
Roscrea Credit Union Annual Poster Competition
The Launch of The Round Tower at Roscrea And Its Environs
Roscrea Credit Union Schools Quiz 2014
Dublin launch For Roscrea BooK
St Patricks Day Parade 2014
The official opening of the St. Vincent De Paul Shop on Chur
Roscrea Credit Union Supports Roscrea Through The Ages
Roscrea Enhancement Plan Update
Ballyskenagh Drama Group Presentations
Darkness Into Light Memories 2014
Roscrea Through The Ages Officially Launched
Roscrea Heritage & Walking Festival
Launch Of Roscrea & District Events Guide 2014
New Roscrea Cycling Club
Bernie’s Super Valu Raise 5000 For St Annes
Cúl Camp Roscrea
New Exhibition Opens In Damer House Gallery
Kennedy Park Celebrations
Roscrea Credit Union Quarterly Cash Draw
Credit Unions Photography Competition
Family Fun Day In Kennedy Park
A Positive Future For The Town Of Roscrea
Minister Alan Kelly Gets Behind Roscrea
St. Annes S.N.S Charity Sportive
Kennedy Park Family Fun Day
Roscrea Lions Club 10K
Roscrea Credit Union News
Meetings With Enterprise Irealnd, IDA & Minister For Justice
Festival Of Hurling
Seattle State Police Band To Help Roscrea Commemorate World
Culture Night in Damer House Gallery
Credit Union Honoured To Play Key Role in World War 1 Event
Roscrea Beavers October News
Roscrea Scouts October News
Roscrea Cardiac Responders Presentation Night
Roscrea Clubs Exhibition a Huge Success
Great Anticipation Ahead Of Roscrea Christmas CD Launch
Know Your Rights: Free Legal Advice
Living with Grief and Loss Workshop
Your Health is Your Wealth
Lighting Up At Christmas In Kennedy Park
Launch of Roscrea People By Author George Cunningham
Jack Moyney VC Honoured
Noel Coonan Welcomes Good News For Local School
Great Early Christmas Present for Ashbury
Roscrea Credit Union Car Loans
Roscrea Cardiac Responder Group
Roscrea People of the Year Awards
Roscrea Youth Award Winners Announced
Tribute To Pat Dynan
Tracy Cre SF Cumann Honour 1923 Victims
Memoires From A Week Of Light And Hope
Tribute To The Late Dermot Fitzgerald
Remembering Owney Killoran Roscrea and Tipperary
Final Day Family
Roscrea Credit Union annual Schools Quiz
Inane Rovers U 14 Medal Presentation Night
Celebration for the Year of Consecrated Life
Junior Tidy Towns Leads The Way In Roscrea
Launch of Strictly Cool Dancing
Roscrea St. Patricks Day Parade
Roscrea Spring Conference
Major Award For local FRS Office
Damer House Gallery
Greenway Project Talks Started.
Great Anticipation Ahead OF CD Launch
Gaelscoil Presentation
Clean Roscrea Day
Saint Cronan’s Pilgrim And Friendship Walk
Roscrea Darts
Roscrea Community Choir 2015
Magical Evening At St Cronan’s Church Roscrea For CD Launch
Roscrea World War 1 Exhibition A Huge Success.
Launch Of Roscrea Enhancement Committee Awards 2015
Tidy Towns Poster Competition Winners 2015
Bumbleance Truck Run 2015
Roscrea Country Market
New Life For Roscrea Library Field
New Town Map And Information Guide For Roscrea
Seamus O’Doherty Remembers Fr Michael Collins
Seamus O’Doherty Remembers Fr Michael Collins
Aldi Opens In Roscrea
Kennedy Park Famiy Fun Day
Celebrity Chef Kevin Dundon Visits Super Valu Roscrea
Team Bernie Golf Classic
Roscrea Tourist Office Opens
Roscrea Tidy Towns 2015
End of an Era for RCTLC
End of an Era for RCTLC
Lifting the Lanterns
St Cronans Window Blessing
Culture Night In Roscrea
Roscrea Summer Reading Challenge
Roscrea Citizens Information Centre Celebrates 40 Years Of S
Roscrea Through The Ages
Business Watch Seminar
The World Of Columbanus Centres On Roscrea
Roscrea And District Angling Club
Roscrea Enhancement Plan Update
Roscrea Native Pens The Definitive Record On All-Ireland U21
Roscrea Business Watch Launched As Part Of Local Security Sh
Ashbury Residents Awards 2015
Launch of Roscrea Community Action Plan
Christmas Group Show.
Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) Celebrates 20 Years of Se
The Build Up To Christmas 2015 In Roscrea
Roscrea Enhancement Awards 2015
Launch Of Roscrea Sli Na Slainte Route
Roscrea People of the Year 2015
SafeTalk Suicide Alertness For Everyone Seminar
Roscrea People Of The Year Awards In Photos
Roscrea Hurling & Camogie Club Honours
Roscrea Sports Awards
RSU Youth Awards
St Patricks Day Parade
Local Schools Remember 1916
Camross Fashion Show
Best Year Ever For Roscrea Tidy Towns:
Irish Wheelchair Association
Walkability Study of Roscrea
Roscrea Responders
Saint Cronans Day
Launch Of Bishop Willie Walsh’s book ‘No Crusader’ at Damer
Launch of Roscrea Enhancement Committee Awards 2016
ST Cronan’s Church of Ireland, Roscrea, Fundraising Event
1916 Irish Proclamation Signatory – Patriot Thomas MacDonagh
Poetry & 1916 Garden Of Remembrance To be launched During Bi
Memories From Pieta House Darkness Into Light 2016
Colaiste Phobal Win local Derby
Bealtaine Concert
GAA president visits Schools To promote Feile Na NGAEL 201
Shooting from the Hip
Glen Glas open New Community House
Junior Tidy Towns Committee Poetry Competition
Roscrea Community Remembrance Garden
Age Friendly Roscrea Consultation Feedback
Roscrea Business And Innovation Park
Roscrea Tidy Towns Update
Roscrea Enhancement Plan: Signage Strategy
World Record Beaten In Roscrea
Relaunch of Racket Hall Hotel
Horse And Pony Meeting In Roscrea
Roscrea Cardiac Responders Presentation
Roscrea Enhancement Plan Update
Ballyskenach Athletics Club:
National Heritage Week
Roscrea Plays A Part In New Tipp Song
Heritage Week In Roscrea
RCU And Chamber Honours Jo Jo Cunningham
Coffee Morning Invitation
Together Let Us Make Roscrea A Great Place To Grow Old In
Soapbox Results
Roscrea Tidy Towns Results 2016
Launch Of Parish Mission
Onwards & Upwards For Local Tidy Towns Committee
Born from Sadness
Festival of Faith
Katie Taylor Visits Scoil Iosef Naofa, Corville
Roscrea Miscellany
St Annes Playground
Roscrea Credit Union Annual Art Competition 2016
Show A Little Kindness
Recent Events Around Roscrea
Roscrea People Launch
Roscrea Tidy Towns Says Thanks
Roscrea Enhancement Awards
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Roscrea People Of The Year
Roscrea Sports Awards
Roscrea Churches Together
Annual Commemoration
Family Tribute to the late Richard Dickie Giles.
Sr Mona Maher Uganda School Project
The Charity Firewalk Challenge 2017
Roscrea Credit Union Schools Quiz 2017
Irish Wheelchair Association Annual Gig
Sacred Heart News
Roscrea Community Games secure a hat trick of National Title
Coffee Morning Success
87 Bridge Club
Christian Aid Coffee Morning
Launch Date For New Tipperary Anthem
Scoil Chrónáin Naofa Raise their Sixth Green Flag
Roscrea Enhancement Plan Makes Steady Progress

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