Charity Fight Night
Prison Service v Army Charity Fight Night with sports memorabilia auction
The Prison Service Boxing squad will take on an Army selection this Saturday night in the Midlands Park Hotel in a major fundraiser with proceeds going to the Star Unit (Autistic Unit) in the Holy Family Primary School in Portlaoise.
Prison Service coach & one of the event organisers, Austin Stack, said “this is a major event with 600 hundred people expected, there will be twelve fights & all the boxers are fully carded amateur boxers”. He went on to say “we also will have a boxing memorabilia auction on the night with signed gloves from several former world champions”.
The fight night will be in aid of the Star Unit in the Holy Family School & Mr. Stack said “this is a wonderful unit which caters for some incredible children & we hope to raise considerable funds on the night for them”..
The Prison Service Boxing Squad are preparing for a trip to New York this summer to fight the New York Correctional Department & the show against the army will be good preparation for that trip.
Mr. Stack went to say “we hope people will support this worthy cause”. Tickets are €10.00 & can be purchased by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or there will be a few tickets available on the door on the night on a first come basis.