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Champs meet Champ

Macroom Boxing Club Irish Champions, Noel Murphy & Christine Desmond, met Ireland’s World Champion, Katie Taylor, recently at a boxing tournament in the Silversprings Hotel with all three winning their prospective bouts. Pic: John Delea

Proud Noel returns a hero

CROWDS gathered on the streets of Macroom on Saturday evening to welcome home the town’s latest local hero, boxer Noel Murphy of Macroom Boxing Club in Masseytown. Noel won the gold medal in the 69kg category at the All Ireland Open Youth Championships at the National Stadium in Dublin by beating Jason McDonagh of the St Annes club in Westport Co. Mayo on a score of 10-6.