Empowering Women in Sports and in the Workplace: FLI Group’s Commitment to Making a Difference
At FLI Precast Solutions Limited, a proud member of The FLI Group, we are not just committed to delivering bespoke precast concrete solutions; we are also dedicated to making a positive impact in our communities and beyond.
This commitment is beautifully illustrated in the inspiring activities of one of our key employees, Robbie Flynn, and the supportive role played by Michael Flynn, our Executive Chairman and CEO.
Robbie Flynn: A Champion for Women in Boxing
Robbie Flynn, a valued member of the FLI Group family, has been making waves outside of his professional life.
His passion for boxing has led him to spearhead a boxing promotion that is opening doors for women in the world of professional boxing.
This initiative is not just about sports; it’s about empowering women to chase their dreams and break barriers in a traditionally male-dominated arena.
FLI Group’s Support for Women Athletes
The FLI Group, driven by a diverse and talented team, including many remarkable women, is proud to back these athletes.
Our support for women extends beyond the professional sphere into the sporting world, reflecting our belief in the importance of diversity, equality, and empowerment in all areas of life.
A Glance at Our Successes Thus Far
In the world of sports, few stories are as compelling as those that involve breaking barriers and setting new standards.
This is precisely the narrative that FLI Group has been crafting in the realm of professional women’s boxing.
Under the visionary leadership of Robbie Flynn, we have embarked on a journey that transcends the boundaries of the ring, championing the cause of women athletes and reshaping the landscape of professional boxing.
From the initial steps in 2018 to the remarkable achievements and ambitious goals set for 2024, our journey is a testament to perseverance, talent, and the unwavering support of the FLI Group.
2018-2020: The Beginning of a Visionary Journey
- 2018: Robbie Flynn, a key member of the FLI Group, begins his journey into the world of professional boxing. His dedication and hard work lay the foundation for what is to become a significant chapter in women’s boxing.
- 2020: Robbie obtains his boxing promotion license, marking a pivotal moment in his and the FLI Group’s involvement in the sport.
2020-2023: A Series of Remarkable Achievements
- October 2020: The journey takes a significant leap forward with the signing of the first boxers, Kate Radomska and Dee Allen, showcasing our commitment to nurturing female talent in boxing.
- November 2021: Kate Radomska makes a stunning debut against former European challenger Judith Hachebold, catapulting her to the number one spot in Ireland.
- February 2022: Dee Allen makes an explosive debut, defeating former Katie Taylor opponent Melina Koleva with a first-round knockout.
- October 2022: Dee Allen claims the WBC International Champion title, triumphing over Cindy Reyes Espinoza. This victory propels her into the world’s top 10 rankings.
- May 2023: Kate Radomska features in the opening show at Dublin’s 3 Arena, sharing the stage with her idol, Katie Taylor.
- July 2023: In her 6th professional fight, Kate Radomska contends for the IBO Intercontinental title, showcasing her rapid ascent in the sport.
- November 2023: Dee Allen secures the European Welterweight championship, defeating Marine Beauchamp. This victory elevates her to the top 5 in the world rankings.
Looking Ahead: 2024 and Beyond
- Kate Radomska’s Ambition: Aiming to make history as the first-ever Boxing Union of Ireland Female Celtic Champion.
- Cheyanne O’Neill’s Goal: As a member of the Irish Defence Force, she is on track to become the first female Irish Title holder, breaking new ground in the sport.
- Dee Allen’s Vision: Focused on clinching the World Champion title in either the Welterweight or Super Welterweight categories.
The journey of FLI Group in the realm of professional women’s boxing is not just about sports; it’s a testament to our belief in empowering women and supporting their dreams. As we look to 2024 and beyond, we remain committed to breaking new ground and achieving greater heights in the world of boxing.
Michael Flynn: A Pillar of Support
Michael Flynn, the Executive Chairman and CEO of the FLI Group, has played a pivotal role in these achievements.
His leadership and commitment to corporate social responsibility have been instrumental in supporting these initiatives, showcasing the FLI Group’s dedication to making a meaningful impact in the community.
Continuing Our Commitment
As we reflect on the brilliant strides made in the world of women’s boxing, it’s clear that these achievements are more than just milestones in sports; they are powerful statements of our commitment to supporting and empowering women.
As the FLI Group, we take immense pride in the progress we’ve made, both within our organisation and in the broader community.
The success stories of athletes like Dee Allen and Kate Radomska are shining examples of what can be achieved when talent is nurtured with dedication and support.
Moving forward, our resolve remains steadfast: to continue championing the cause of women, providing them with platforms to excel, and breaking new ground both in the workplace and in arenas that extend far beyond it.
Our journey in supporting women’s dreams, whether in professional boxing or in the corporate world, is an ongoing narrative of empowerment and inspiration, one that we are honoured to be a part of and committed to advancing in the years to come.