JIM Noonan was a giant of the ring, a legend of local boxing and king of the microphone and he will be honoured on Saturday night (January 13th).

“He was the founding member of Draperstown Boxing club which he run for more than forty years.”

The members of Swatragh boxing club, St John’s ABC, are running a boxing show in Ballinascreen GAC (7.30) in his memory.

“Jim was the president of St John’s club and Ulster secretary for many years,” explained Chairman Ciaran Quinn.

“He was the founding member of Draperstown Boxing club which he run for more than forty years.”

The first bell goes at 8.00 on Saturday night.

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