Donegal boxers gearing up to take on Boston fighters


A panel of American boxers arrive into Letterkenny soon to take on some of the best Donegal fighters for a major night in the ring.

Donegal Boxing Board president Peter O’Donnell of Raphoe ABC said today that the Americans are bringing nine men and two women boxers.

In total, some 11 boxers will travel from Boston for the fights at the Clanree Hotel in Letterkenny on April 21.

Peter announced the prestigious tournament on Highland Radio last month, revealing the event is happening because Donegal County Council has agreed to be sponsors.

He told Saturday Sport presenter Kenny Harkin there could be a return trip with Donegal boxers going to Boston either later this year or over St Patrick’s weekend in 2017…