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Man Hospitalised Following Violent Incident At Roscommon Boxing Club

Irish Athletic Boxing Association cancel tournament.

A man in his 40's is being treated for serious injuries at Galway University Hospital, after a number of men with machetes stormed a boy's boxing championship in County Roscommon.

Gardai and emergency services were called to the scene yesterday, at the 'Boy 4 Boxing' national quarter finals in Castlerea.

The Irish Athletic Boxing Association has condemned the incident, and suspended the rest of the finals, which were due to take place across the weekend.

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