Laois kick boxers secure places in World Championships

Laois Martial Arts Kickboxers fought their way through tough opposition on Saturday, March 10 to secure their place at the WKC Kickboxing Championships in Canada in October.

Laois Martial Arts Kickboxers fought their way through tough opposition on Saturday, March 10 to secure their place at the WKC Kickboxing Championships in Canada in October.

Byron McGuirk (10yrs old) secured 1st place, beating 3 tough opponents on the way to the top spot. His club mate Chloe Shortall (11 yrs old) secured a 2nd place finish, due to an injury on the day.

Both of the junior kickboxers will represent Ireland in their respective weight classes in Canada.

A huge thank you to the coaches, parents and the clubs sponsor McElwees Pharmacy for their continued support.

For details on kickboxing in Co. Laois contact 087 2768843.