Mayor of Galway to visit Black Dragon Kickboxing Club

first_imgThe Mayor of Galway, Councillor Frank Fahy, will pay a visit to one of the City’s most successful sporting clubs, the Galway Black Dragon Kickboxing Club, on Wednesday evening to honour several of the athletes there who took an amazing tally of 5 Gold medals, 4 Silver medals & 2 bronze medals at the Unified World Championships in Benidorm last November.The Unified World Championships is the largest Martial Arts tournament on the planet and attracts thousands of top class competitors from some 120 countries over 5 continents.Mayor Fahy will present the following athletes with a Certificate of Honour on behalf of The City of Galway.Cian Mc Cormack from Kinvara, James Kelly from Athenry, Saoirse Joyce from Knocknacarra, Wesley Ward from Rahoon, Catherine Jennings from Riverside and Paul Huish from Knocknacarra who all represented their city & country at the highest level to reach the pinnacle of their sport.Indeed The Black Dragon Kickboxing club celebrates its 20 year anniversary this coming March as its been two fantastic decades since founder Pete Foley introduced the sport of Kickboxing to the City of the Tribes in March 1996 and they will mark the occasion on March 19 in the Clayton Hotel Galway, when one of its top fighters Paul Huish, the current European Champion, will take on Dutch fighter Dwane Panka from the Renowned Mejiro Gym in Amsterdam for the vacant World Lightweight  K-1 Title.This will be the main event on a top class fight card and tickets will be out soon.print WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Emaillast_img

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