Dungloe light-welterweight Matthew McCole flies out to Russia today for the World University Championships.
McCole is on a four-man Irish team with Ricky Nesbitt from Dundalk, Kilkenny’s Sean Purcell and Terry McEntee of Monaghan.
The World University Championships glove off in Elista on Sunday and the Irish squad, including Letterkenny Institute of Technology science student McCole, head off today.
McCole won an Irish Third Level Boxing Association title at 64kgs in April.
In June, the Dungloe ABC southpaw, coached by his father, Jim, won gold at the Haringey Box Cup in London.
Representing LYIT at the Great Hall of Alexandra Palace, McCole defeated Jordan McIntosh, Ewan Jenkins and Aston Ryan to win the elite 64kgs prize.Tags: