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Boxing: Kelyn Cassidy wins back-to-back titles as Zara Breslin defeated by Kellie Harrington

There were mixed fortunes for the Waterford Boxing Clubs involved in the National Senior Elite Championships at the National Stadium yesterday (Saturday).

Kelyn Cassidy won back-to-back Senior elite titles at 80kgs with a unanimous points decision.

The Saviours Crystal man won all three rounds comfortably to defeat Dean Clancy from Sean McDermotts Boxing Club, 5-0.

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It wasn't to be for Tramore's Zara Breslin who was taking on European, World and Olympic Champion, Kellie Harrington.

Despite having three great rounds, Harrington won by unanimous decision in the 60kg final, 5-0.

Paul Looman from St. Carthage's Boxing Club defeated Sean Purcell of Saviours Crystal's by a unanimous decision in the 57kgs final.

The Waterford boxing clubs finished the night with a second Senior Elite title following an excellent performance by Dungarvan Boxing Club's Christina Desmond.

She defeated Tiffany O’Reilly of Portlaoise, also by a unanimous decision, 5-0.

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