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Roy Sheehan up-and-running at Worlds

The St Michael’s Athy welterweight beat Bahamas representative Carl Hield 15-10 having trailed 4-3 after the first.

Roy Sheehan: progresses in Baku.
Roy Sheehan: progresses in Baku.
Image: INPHO/Cathal Noonan

THREE-TIME Irish Elite champion Roy Sheehan got off to a winning start at the World Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan, this afternoon.

The St Michael’s Athy welterweight beat Bahamas representative Carl Hield 15-10 having trailed 4-3 after the first.

Sheehan, the only Irish boxer in action today, will now face Croatia’s Borna Katalinic at the weekend.

European light-welterweight champion, Ray Moylette, will be centrestage tomorrow.

More to follow.

Gavin Cooney
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