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Today’s News

IABA's appointment of Bernard Dunne the 'perfect' call

Katie Taylor has backed the new High Performance director to thrive in the role.

Friday 21 April, 2017

Michael Conlan could fight in Australia this summer on undercard of Pacquiao's title defence

The bout would take place in Brisbane in July.

Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Katie Taylor's world title shot likely to be in Dublin this November - Hearn

Eddie Hearn gearing Taylor towards US debut before homecoming for title shot.

Sunday 26 March, 2017

Katie admits 'bad habits' need work as she edges closer to world title territory

The Bray woman picked up another convincing win last night but she felt it was far from perfect.

Saturday 25 March, 2017

Dominant Katie Taylor earns fourth straight win as pro

The Bray native was boxing on the undercard of the world lightweight title rematch between Jorge Linares and Anthony Crolla.

Katie Taylor's fourth fight in four months presents unique challenge in the form of ex-MMA fighter

Taylor insists she doesn’t anticipate a more aggressive or unusual boxing style from her 28-year-old opponent.

Friday 24 March, 2017

'Iconic venue, big crowd - it would be incredible' - Katie enthused by prospect of US bout this summer

The Bray native has a fourth professional fight in four months in Manchester Arena tomorrow night.

Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Move over 'Melo: Conlan promoters eyeing move upstairs to Madison Square Garden's main arena MSG

Move over 'Melo: Conlan promoters eyeing move upstairs to Madison Square Garden's main arena

Though the fixture schedule of the Knicks and Rangers will have to be taken into account.

Sunday 19 March, 2017

Father-to-be Lee taking break for the birth of first child after comeback victory

The Limerick middleweight says he hopes to fight again later this year, however.

Andy Lee earns unanimous decision with workmanlike display on comeback in New York

The Limerick man got the job done at Madison Square Garden.

Saturday 18 March, 2017

Conor McGregor should start with Conlan opponent - not Mayweather, says Bob Arum

The UFC star walked Michael Conlan to the ring last night at the Garden.

'That was beautiful work': McGregor ringside as Michael Conlan delivers first professional win

It was a third-round stoppage for the Belfast boxer against Tim Ibarra.

Thursday 16 March, 2017

Andy Lee seeking knockout on return to Madison Square Garden

Ireland’s former WBO middleweight champion is back in the ring for the first time in 15 months on Saturday night.

Tuesday 14 March, 2017

New York snowstorms disrupt Conlan's final preparations for professional debut

The Belfast boxer fights Tim Ibarra at Madison Square Garden on St Patrick’s Day.

Sunday 5 March, 2017

Hearn hints at September world title fight for Taylor after another flawless display

The Bray boxer is set to make her American debut later this year but her next professional bout is likely to be in Manchester.

Saturday 4 March, 2017

Katie Taylor eases to third pro victory amid fifth-round stoppage

Wearing black shorts with gold trim, the Irish boxer entered to the sounds of AC/DC’s ‘Thunderstruck’.

Taylor primed for aggressive tactics from 'rough' Gentili in London

The Bray boxer steps into the ring for her third professional bout against the experienced Italian tonight.

Friday 3 March, 2017

Katie is becoming a star - but beware of cheap imitations, warns Hearn

Promoter Eddie Hearn has been fulsome in his praise of Katie Taylor ahead of her third professional bout in London this weekend.

Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Katie Taylor could have 7 fights this year as she's fast-tracked towards world title shot

The Bray boxer has her first fight of 2017 in London this Saturday night.

Friday 17 February, 2017

Joe Ward bounces back from Rio disappointment with first national title in 3 years

Kellie Harrington was also victorious in Dublin tonight.

Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Hat-trick for Limerick's Gillane as champions Mary Immaculate storm to 32-point victory

Comfortable win in the Fitzgibbon Cup today for the title holders.

Thursday 2 February, 2017

Galway's Killeen hits two goals in dramatic win for Davy Fitz's LIT over DCU

A second successive win for LIT in the Fitzgibbon Cup tonight.

Kearney the scoring hero as Cork IT brave tough conditions to claim Fitzgibbon Cup victory

CIT saw off St Pat’s on their trip to Drumcondra today.

Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Ciaran Kilkenny and St Pat's lose by 23 points to dominant UCC

The Spillane brothers, nephews of Pat, ran riot for UCC, scoring 3-5 between them.

Sunday 11 December, 2016

'You get days like that': Katie finds room for improvement after late night in Manchester

Taylor won every round on her PPV debut against Viviane Obenauf.

Saturday 10 December, 2016

Katie Taylor eases to second win as a professional after solid display in Manchester

The Bray native was comfortable throughout.

'I won’t bite her ear like Mike Tyson!' - Obenauf hoping to shock Taylor tonight

The unfancied Brazilian takes on the Bray boxer in Manchester.

Thursday 8 December, 2016

'It's going to be amazing': Katie set for PPV debut in front of biggest crowd of her career

US broadcaster Showtime interested in screening Saturday night’s fight against Viviane Obenauf.

Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Frampton confident of stoppage win in Santa Cruz rematch

The pair were in Belfast today ahead of their January showdown.

Sunday 27 November, 2016

'She wasn’t really up to much to be honest, so it was nice to get the stoppage'

Katie Taylor was reflecting on her first ever professional victory.

Saturday 26 November, 2016

She's back! Katie Taylor's professional career gets off to the perfect start in London

Taylor easily accounted for Karina Kopinska on her pro debut at Wembley Arena.

Friday 25 November, 2016

'She’s like Andre Ward or Bernard Hopkins': New trainer hails Katie's clean lifestyle

Five-time amateur world champ weighs in on Friday afternoon ahead of her pro debut.

Thursday 24 November, 2016

'It’s a bit awkward, stare-offs, I don’t really know what to be doing' - Taylor

The Bray boxer is still adjusting to the quirks of the pro game ahead of her fight in Wembley Arena on Saturday night.

Tuesday 8 November, 2016

'A great player and fully deserving' - Heaslip backed for World Rugby Player of the Year nod

Having made his senior international debut 10 years ago, the Leinster star has gone on to become a mainstay of the Irish team.

Trimble on beating All Blacks: 'If it is possible to do it once, it is possible to do it again'

The Ulster star is optimistic about Ireland’s chances of securing back-to-back wins over New Zealand.

Monday 7 November, 2016

'He's fine' - Sexton given the all-clear as Jackson returns

Ireland team manager Mick Kearney was speaking today as Ireland settled back into Carton House.

Sunday 6 November, 2016

'He could have f**king paralysed me when he wrestled me to the ground'

Paddy Barnes won his first professional fight via a fourth-round disqualification over Bulgarian Stefan Slavchev.

Saturday 5 November, 2016

Paddy Barnes secures pro debut win in bizarre circumstances

The referee stopped the fight in the fourth round after Stefan Slavchev lifted Barnes off his feet.

Paddy Barnes feeling laid back about his first professional fight tonight

Barnes recently welcomed his daughter into the world.

Friday 28 October, 2016

'He has all the attributes to be a superstar' - Conlan backed to revive American boxing

Top Rank President Todd duBoef thinks the Irish boxer has the credentials to be a success.

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