TWIN TOWNS BOXER GETS STAMP OF APPROVAL

first_imgIt was a proud day for the O’Reilly family, the Twin Towns Boxing Club and Donegal when boxer Stephen O’Reilly collected the first 55c stamp in his honour this week.Ballybofey man Stephen, tipped as a future Olympic contender, features on the stamp to commemorate the Centenary of the Irish Amateur Boxing Association.Stephen travelled with his family and friends along with loyal members of the Twin Towns ABC. Well-known coach Brian Anderson, who has worked with Stephen since he was a youngster, said the day was a very proud one for all involved.The stamp features Stephen (wearing red) in action against his long-time rival David Joyce of St.Michael’s ABC in Athy.The Donegal sportsman has won nine national titles since taking up the sport when he wandered into the Finn Valley Centre aged just eight and began sparring for fun.The new stamp can be purchased, together with a special edition First Day Cover envelope at www.irishstamps.ie or at the GPO in Dublin. All Stephen needs now is to keep his fingers crossed about a possible chance at the Olympic team where he can prove once and for all he will take some licking after putting his stamp on the sport.The offer of a place on the Olympic Team is probably already in the post!EndsTWIN TOWNS BOXER GETS STAMP OF APPROVAL was last modified: April 14th, 2011 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:stampStephen O’ReillyTwin Towns ABClast_img

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