IKF Senior Novice National Championships

Mr. Pete Foley Presented:
“IKF Ireland Senior Novice Full Contact National Championships”
Galway, Ireland

WHEN: Sunday, November 30th, 2014
WHO: Mr. Pete Foley
WHERE: Black Dragon Gym, Tuam Road, Galway, Ireland
WHAT: IKF Ireland Senior Novice Full Contact National Championships
IKF Event Representative: Nicola Collins
IKF Referees: Billy O Sullivan/Craig Sutton
IKF Judges: Tony O Donnell/Craig Sutton/Billy O Sullivan/Vinny O Brien
IKF Timekeeper: Clodagh Foley
Ambulance Service: Order Of Malta
IKF Ringside Physicians (MD) Dr. Maura Grummell
Promoter: Mr. Pete Foley at 087 8119227 or E-mail: pfugym@hotmail.com
ON THE WEB: new.BlackDragon.ie

IKF IRELAND

This was strictly for fighters with no more than 3 fight experience in any fight style and everything went smoothly throughout the day.
The competition was open to all clubs/associations etc throughout Ireland.
Registration opened at 9am and closed at 11.30am – the medicals were from 10am and the tournament started around 12 .15pm and was all wrapped up by 4.15pm..

With the recent success of the IKF Ireland Junior National Championships it was time to concentrate on the Seniors.

The IKF brought in a National Championships for novice adults last year (2013) to give them a chance to compete among their peers without the danger of giving away too much experience. The whole idea was to give Novice fighters with no more than THREE fight experience in any Full Contact Fight Code/Rule Style (eg: one kickboxing, one K-1, one MMA or two boxing and one thai boxing etc) a chance at a NOVICE National Title and we relied solely on the honesty & integrity of the coachs to supply us with the correct information.

The plan was to have the fighters fight off in a tournament style format to an eventual winner and gain some valuable experience along the way. Last years competition was a huge success and it was every bit as good this year. It was open to ALL fighters regardless of their Organization or Affiliation and we would like to sincerely thank all the fighters, coachs, clubs etc for supporting the championships.

Huge thanks also to all the set up crew, registration staff, officials, door staff, glove runners, corner staff and to anybody who helped in any way, shape or form to make the day a great success.

Results as follows:

Men

-57kg:

Gold: Ryan Mc Laughlin (Eastern Way Martial Arts, Donegal)

-63.5kg

Gold: Gary Elbert (Galway Black Dragon)

Silver: Eddie Mc Cormack (Na Fianna, Athlone)

-67kg

Gold: Adam Healy (Limerick Combat)

Silver: Ian Callinan (Carlow Top-Pro)

-71kg

Gold: Orie Farrell (Black Dragon, Carlow)

Silver: Zak Clancy (Arena, Wexford)

-75kg

Gold: Harold Biedel (Tipperary Fight Factory)

Silver: Radoslaw (Arena, Wexford)

-81kg

Gold: Josh Mulhall (Black Dragon, Carlow)

Silver: Nikolai Morozov (Bo-Ju-Kai, Nenagh)

-86kg:

Gold: Jamie O Sullivan (Galway Black Dragon)

Silver: Dave Mackesy (SBG, Cork)

-91kg

Gold: Shane Fogarty (Thurles Kickboxing)

Silver: Mateusz Deren (Combat Kickboxing, Mountmellick)

+91kg

Gold: Howard Buggy (Carlow Black Dragon)

Silver: Thomas Scarry (Galway Black Dragon)

Ladies

-52kg

Gold: Sharon Lynch (Deise, Dungarvan)

Silver: Alice Mahoney (Thurles Kickboxing)

-57kg

Gold: Shaz Marsh (Na Fianna, Athlone)

-60kg

Gold: Urte Leknickaite (Galway Black Dragon)

-70kg

Gold: Karolina Jaglowska (Galway Black Dragon)

+70kg

Gold: Sarah O Shea (Limerick Combat)

Silver: Karolina Jaglowska (Galway Black Dragon)