Naas fighting Lions raise Childline funds

Contestants Jennifer Mullan and Fiona Craul at Naas Lions White Collar Boxing Night, in Time Nightclub, on Saturday, March 8.                                      Photo Tony Keane.
Naas Lions Club raised some €8,500 for Childline with their White Collar Boxing fight night in Time on Saturday, March 8.

Naas Lions Club raised some €8,500 for Childline with their White Collar Boxing fight night in Time on Saturday, March 8.

Some 20 novice boxers trained for six weeks with Athy champ Eric Donovan before lacing up the gloves for their fight night.

The fighters were Arthur Shirran, David Moran, Shane Bennett, Matt Stapleton, Kevin Gillespie, Gus Fitzpatrick, Fiona Craul, Jennifer Mullan, Vincent Doyle, Craig Elliot, Phillip Lawless, Willie Peacham, Ivan Casey, Conor Murphy, Karl Casey, Tom Keightley, Fergus Donegan, Paul O’Callaghan, John Waters and Joe Marks.

Leo Nulty from Mondello emceed the night and Stephanie Tao headed up the organising committee. The money raised will be presented to Childline this Wednesday.