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Seconds Out: James Metcalf eyes a shot at Irish title fight

  • Dec 06, 2014 10:00
  • By Phil Kirkbride

Kid Shamrock looks to improve his fine unbeaten record

James Metcalf plans to finish the year in style – and then secure a shot at the Irish light-middleweight title in 2015.
The 26-year-old, known as ‘Kid Shamrock’, fights Danny Shannon at Liverpool’s Olympia tonight on promoter Steve Wood’s show.

Victory will improve Metcalf’s professional record to 8-0 and set him up for a title shot in the New Year.

And Metcalf, the son of Liverpool fight legend Shea Neary, has already held preliminary talks with Wood about getting him a shot at the Irish crown which is currently held by Dee Walsh.

“I am definitely looking at a title shot next year,” declared the former Salisbury ABC boxer....