Philip Maloney emerged from today’s Limerick derby with Peter McCabe at the National Novice Championships semi-finals at Dublin’s National Stadium.
The St Francis BC light-middleweight earned a 12-6 decision over his fellow Shannonsider.
Peter McGavan recorded one of the biggest wins of the day at today’s semi-finals, while Oleksander Kravtruv and Christian Scuvie both recorded inside the distance wins.
The Dealgan BC chalked up a hat-trick of wins at the home of Irish boxing, Niall Donnelly, Patrick Lavery and Grainne Garvey all advancing to their respective finals.
The 2012 Novice finals will be decided next Friday, March 16th.
March 11th 2012 National Novice Championships S/Finals (11am)
51Kg: Colin Lowrie (Glengormley)
51Kg: Sean Headon (Angels) beat Jason Ormsby (Castlebar) 12-8
57Kg: Leigh McFarlane (Dockers) beat Conor Gallagher (Hillview) 15-13
57Kg: Darren Toye (Clones) beat Tony Perkins (Dealgan) 6-0
60Kg: Neill Barrett (St Davids) beat Victor Rabei (Mount Tallant) 15-6
60Kg: Martin Noonan (Leeside Lough) beat Robert Power (Mount Tallant) 15-4
64Kg: Niall Donnelly (Dealgan) beat Karl O’Malley (Westside) 12-9
64Kg: Oleksander Kravtruv (Cellbridge) beat Jorge Abboud (Corinthians) RSC2
67Kg: Mike Taylor (Hillview) beat Chris Donovan (St Michaels) 11-9
67Kg: Martin Carr (Angels) beat Damien Muphy (Glengormely) 17-12
71Kg: John Dwyer (St Aidans) beat Darragh McDonagh (Ballymoate) 12-8
71Kg: Philip Maloney (St Francis) beat Peter McCabe (UL Limerick) 12-6
75Kg: Ian Joyce (Conamara) beat Morgan Jagiello (Crumlin) 13-3
75Kg: Paul Farrell (Sacred Heart) beat Andy Gray (Sacred Heart) 14-8
85Kg: Jonathan Scanlon (Dunfanaghy) beat Charlie Glackin (St Pauls) 12-10
85Kg: Patrick Lavery (Dealgan) beat Seamus Lyndon (Conamara) 16-12
91Kg: Peter McGavan (Clonoe) beat Cormac O’Connor (Crumlin) 20-4
91+Kg: Stephen Lynam (Ballincargy) beat Tony Casserly (Galway) 9-7
91+Kg: Colm McCabe (Ligoniel) beat Francis Kane (Mike Flaherty) 12-11
57Kg: Grainne Garvey (Dealgan) beat Sarah Sheridan (Gorey) 14-8
60Kg: Patrique Kelly (St Francis) W/O
60Kg: Patricia Hampson (St Georges) W/O