THE Connaught Telegraph’s Young Sports Stars of the Year 2015 award winners. Number 8: Jacqui Lynch (Boxing).
JACQUI Lynch, Golden Gloves Boxing Club, Belmullet, has an outstanding record in the boxing ring.
She won her first national title at 11 years of age at 33kg in the 2008/2009 season. She has added at least one national title to her record book every year since then.
In the 2013/14 season she won a Girl 16 52kg title and this year the national Under 18 52kg title completed her collection of national titles.
She now holds as many as nine national titles. Jacqui was outstanding in the 2013 European Female Championships and won the gold medal in the event and added the bronze medal in the World Championships.