Lisa O’Rourke through to the Women’s World Boxing Championships Semi-Finals

Castlerea native, Lisa O’Rourke and sister of Olympic boxer, Aoife O’Rourke, has just made it through to the semi-finals of the IBA Women’s World Boxing Championships in Istanbul.

The 20 year old defeated Ani Hovsepyan of Armenia in her quarter-final fight this afternoon by unanimous decision after an extremely impressive performance.
The win means that Lisa is now guaranteed to take home at least a bronze medal from the tournament.