Irish Boxing News - St Michael's Athy BC
Written by Alexander Zammit
Sunday, 19 December 2010 21:37
ST MICHAEL'S ATHY BEAT SWEDISH SELECTION
By Bernard O’Neill
The St Michael's Athy BC recorded an impressive 6-1 victory over a strong Swedish selection at the GAA club in Athy on Friday evening last.
Richard Beale, Paddy Joyce, Hugh Joyce, David Joyce, Roy Sheahan and David Oliver Joyce all had their hands raised in triumph.
David Oliver, the current European Union champion, beat Salomo N'tyve 7-2, and Sheahan, who claimed a European Union title in 2007, had eight points to spare over Amir Smesen.
The Eric Donovan versus Bashir Hassan contest was stopped in the second round after Donovan picked up a nose injury following a clash of heads.
Donovan, a bronze medal winner at the 2010 European Championships, was leading when the bout was halted because of the injury.
Hassan claimed a bronze medal at the 2008 European Championships in Liverpool.
St Michael's Athy BC v Swedish Selection (December 17th) GAA Club Athy
Richard Beale beat Martin Nihlen 6 - 1
Paddy Joyce beat Rovan Diary Ali 5 - 1
Hugh Joyce beat Mohamed El Ahmed 6 - 2
David Joyce beat Oscar Ahlin 8 - 3
Roy Sheahan beat Amir Smesen 9 - 1
David Oliver Joyce beat Salomo N'tyve 7 - 2
Eric Donovan lost to Bashir Hassan RSCI R2
Photo: David Oliver Joyce.
Photo Credit: IABA