Erne boxers in search of Ulster glory

On a momentous night for Erne Boxing Club, the club will have two fighters competing in the Ulster Elite Finals tonight (Friday).  Rhys Owens and Anthony Malanaphy will bid to bring back gold and follow in the footsteps of Joe Joyce who won the super heavyweight back in 2017. Owens is up against Teo Alin […]

Enniskillen’s Owens is aiming for Euro glory

ENNISKILLEN boxer Rhys Owens says he’s ‘focused and locked in’ ahead of the start of the Under-22 European Boxing Championship on Sunday. After a fairytale season, which saw Owens win his first National title, the 21-year-old has been selected to represent Ireland at the major games. It’s going to be the first time that the […]

‘I want to be world champion’

Just hours after bringing his maiden National Boxing Championship title home to Enniskillen, Rhys Owens’ family and friends called around to his house in Braeside Park to congratulate the Irish champion but midway through the celebrations the Erne boxer called it a day and headed for bed. Irish champion or not, the same routine must […]

Owens wins national title

DESPITE facing many different challenges and obstacles this season, Rhys Owens defied the odds on Saturday to win the Irish Under-22 National Lightweight Championship at the National Stadium in Dublin. Sean Crowley, Erne Boxing Club head coach, was delighted with the success of the club’s ‘leading role model’. “Myself, Greg [Copeland], Dessie [Kennedy], PJ [Friel] and Paul [Cassidy], […]

National final awaits for talented Owens

Rhys Owens from the Erne Boxing Club is just three rounds away from winning his maiden national title. The talented Enniskillen boxer booked his place in the National Under 22 Championships 60kg final with a 3-2 split decision victory over the highly talented James Nevin, who had contentiously defeated Owens last month. Nevin started the bout […]

Owens lands historic Ulster Lightweight title

ENNISKILLEN boxer Rhys Owens made history for the Erne Boxing Club on Saturday night. The Fermanagh boxer defeated Lee McKee on points in the final of the Ulster Senior Lightweight Championship in Belfast, to win the first ever Ulster Championship title for the Erne Boxing Club. Owens, fresh off the back of victory in Denmark […]