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Young Cork boxer aims for All-Ireland Final to impress grandfather in London

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Soni Gaffey

AN 11-year-old Irish boxer has set his sights on reaching the All-Ireland Final to impress his grandfather in London who has never seen him box.

Soni Gaffney from west Cork made a video (below) for his grandfather – a former professional boxer – showing off his skills during various training sessions.

Young Soni – who boxes for Dunmanway Boxing Club – is an ambitious boxer, recently claiming the Cork County Champion crown. Now, he’s aiming to reach the All-Ireland Final, a match that he’s hoping his grandfather will travel to Ireland for.

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The club is also trying to the raise funds necessary to reach the championships, including travel and accommodation costs.  To donate, click here

Watch his progress here 

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