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Edenderry's Hogan among winners
24 Jan 2015 21:09
Nine champions were crowned at the National Elite Women’s finals at the National Stadium in Dublin.
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Lauren Hogan had her hand raised in victory following a hard-fought win over Maeve Clarke in the light-fly class, while Ceire Smith, the defending flyweight champion, beat EU Youth gold medallist Kristina O’Hara.
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“We’re absolutely over the moon," said coach Liam Brereton. “Lauren is still only eighteen and she’s already won an U18 title and a European Youth bronze medal and now a Senior title, absolutely brilliant.”
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Joanne Lambe, who reached the last 16 at the World Championships in 2014, was looking to retain her featherweight crown, but was stopped by Dervla Duffy in the fourth round. Duffy knocked the defending champion out with a clean right-left combo in the final frame.
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Meanwhile, Debbie O’Reilly secured the vacant lightweight belt on a unanimous decision over Louise Donohue. Olympic champion Katie Taylor was the defending lightweight champion but had to withdraw because of a hand injury.
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Kelly Harrington retained the light-welter belt at the expense of Clare’s Kayleigh Murrihy.
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Defending welterweight champion Claire Grace also emerged victorious. The AIBA World No. 8 and European Elite bronze medallist beat 18-year-old Youth Olympian Christina Desmond, a silver medallist at the 2013 World Youths, on a split decision.
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Dionna Cambell also scored a split decision, the Garda BC ace taking two of the judges with her in her victory over defending 81kg+ champion Fionna Nelson in the final bout of the 2015 National Male and Female Elite Championships.
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