On Saturday, February 16th “Bust Up in the Ballroom” hosted by Knockavilla Donaskeigh Kickhams GAA and Clonoulty Rossmore GAA will take place in Dundrum House Hotel. Fifteen boxers from each club including camogie players, hurlers, retirees and supporters will go head to head on the night.
The draw for time slots has been finalised - Kickhams boxers named first and Clonoulty second: 8:00 Paul Dwyer v Paudie White, 8.15 Conor Ryan v Shane Fryday, 8.30 Damian McGrath v Joey O Keeffe, 8.45 James Keane v Eddie Maher, 9.00 Katie Farrell v Noirin Ryan, 9.15 Frank Ryan v Sean Ryan, 9.30 Brian Horgan v John Heffernan, 9.45 Michael Shanahan v Kevin Maher, 10.00 PJ Collins v Tom O’ Dwyer, 10.15 Fergal O Brien v Kenny Ryan, 10.30 Averyl Fryday v Clodagh Quirke, 10.45 Shane Morrissey v Aaron Ryan, 11.00 James Shanahan v Conor Hammersley, 11.15 Nigel Hayes v Tom Butler, 11.30 Paudie Slattery v Joe Hayes.
Each fight will consist of three rounds, 1 minute each. Contestants have been in training with Aidan O’Neill since the beginning of January. Twelve hundred tickets have been released, six hundred to each club. Both clubs have reported that tickets have been selling very well. Anyone wishing to attend should contact Fiachra O’Keeffe, 087 9590753 or Paul O’Dwyer 083 4090680. Audience members who require seating will be accommodated – please come early to guarantee seating.
Music in both the ballroom in Dundrum House Hotel and The Venue after the contest. Food will be served in The Venue until 12 midnight.
Many thanks to Denis Vahey (Photographer), models Esme Mansergh Wallace & Orla Eicholz and Charlie Sullivan, Caretaker of the Scout Hall for his help with training sessions.
Tickets E20 – Doors open at 7.00 p.m.