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Walkover for Katie Taylor at National Boxing Championships

Updated: Sunday, 09 Mar 2014 11:01 | Comments

Katie Taylor is now the current Olympic, World, European, EU and Irish lightweight champion
Katie Taylor is now the current Olympic, World, European, EU and Irish lightweight champion

Olympic champion Katie Taylor received a walkover in the lightweight class and is now the current Olympic, World, European, EU and Irish lightweight champion.

Meanwhile, Dublin light-fly Lynn Harvey, the reigning National Intermediate flyweight champion, claimed the 48kg title following a third round TKO of Waterford’s Lynn McEnery.

Michaela Walsh also finished on top of the podium, the Holy Family BC ace, the current Elite featherweight champion who has dropped back down to bantam, beating Dervla Duffy on a unanimous decision.

Kelly Harrington retained the light-welterweight belt at the expense of Moira McElliggott and Claire Grace beat Laoise Traynor in a repeat of the 2013 final, which Grace also won.

Fionna Nelson claimed the final title of the 2014 National Elite Men’s and Women’s Championships after earning a unanimous decision over Dianna Campbell.

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