RAPHOE ABC’s Aaron McDaid lost out last night in the National Senior Cadet Championships.
McDaid was beaten by Daniel Murphy in a preliminary round bout of the 52kgs division.
Murphy, from the Fr Flanagans club, took a unanimous decision at the National Stadium to advance into the quarter-finals.
Dunfanaghy’s Bernie McDonagh will be in quarter-final action at 54kgs next weekend while Donegal has other boxers to glove off in these Championships.
Next Friday, Jason Lynch (Illies) faces Gerard Delaney (Bunclody) in a 42kgs quarter-final while Dunfanaghy’s Cormac Hall takes on St Colman’s Oisin Worsencroft in a 44kgs quarter-final.
Brenda Collins of Dunree ABC squares up to Drimnagh’s Georgia McGovern in a 50kgs semi-final next Saturday.
The following week, February 21, European Junior bronze medalist Carleigh Irving of Illies meets Siofra McGuire (Tobar Pheadair) in a 48kgs semi.