Dublin City University Boxing Club will host the inaugural Darren Sutherland Memorial Cup in “The Venue” in the DCU Student’s Union on Monday March 31. Doors open at 7.15 pm.
This event is a tribute to the late Darren Sutherland, an Irish Elite middleweight champion and Olympic Bronze medalist, boxing out of St. Saviours BC, and a student of Sports Science in DCU.
A DCU/St. Saviours team will take on an Irish Third-level select, comprising of student boxers from other institutions. DCU boxing club were the most successful club at the recent Irish Amateur Third-level Boxing Association Championships, winning 8 gold and 3 silver medals, and will undoubtedly provide a stern challenge to the Irish third-level team. Both teams will be keen to win the cup and the very best of Irish student boxing will be showcased.
Tickets for the show are a student friendly €5 and are available to purchase in advance online. Click here . Tickets can also be bought at the door on the night.
Further information on the show is available by clicking on the event poster below.
The 2014 IATBA Championships conclude this Saturday March 15th at the National Stadium. There are 21 finals down for decision. DCU Boxing Club have the most finalists with 8, followed by NUIG Boxing Club with 5.
Weigh-ins for all competitors is from 9-10 am at the Stadium. Boxing will commence at 11 am sharp.
The program for the IATBA finals is available here.
The results from last weekends contests are at the links below.