Ryston girls make history

Ryston Boxing Club recently set a new record when nine of their ten female boxers took home gold medals from the Girl All Ireland Championships at the National Stadium in Dublin, writes Ruth Chambers.

Ryston Boxing Club recently set a new record when nine of their ten female boxers took home gold medals from the Girl All Ireland Championships at the National Stadium in Dublin, writes Ruth Chambers.

Shannon Edge, Natasha Logan, Martina Myers, Chloe Callander, Samantha Callander, Niamh Carty, Niamh Earley, Rihann Martin and Anne Connors all claimed gold, while Kirstin McCormack was beaten in her final bout.

Pictured left is on of Ryston’s gold medallist Niamh Carty and club made and friend Caitlin Monahan, who were among the large crowd gathered at Dublin Airport to welcome home four times world champion Katie Taylor from China recently.