Matthew McCole on his National Senior Championship success

Photo: Ulster Boxing Council IABA

Matthew McCole claimed his first ever National Senior Championship title on Friday night after he beat Martin Sammon on an unanimous decision.

The Illies Golden Gloves man was also named boxer of the tournament having won each of his bouts by unanimous decision.

Having missed out on the under 22 National Championship earlier in the year, McCole was glad to get over the line...