Manorhamilton's Dearbhla Rooney claimed an incredible fifth Irish title on Friday night last when she defeated Ellie Preston from Baldoyle in the Irish Athletic Boxing Association U-18 57kg category final.
It proved to be a decisive victory for the Manorhamilton boxer as she emerged triumphant on a 5-0 score.
Fighting out of the Sean McDermott Boxing Club, Dearbhla secured her place in last Friday's final when she defeated Zara Breslin from Waterford’s Tramore Boxing Club by a 4-1 week earlier.
Dearbhla, who is also an excellent gaelic footballer and soccer player was warmly congratulated by Glencar/Manorhamilton and Manor Rangers.
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