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Yesterday’s News

'Some experience to get at 19!': McKenna sparred Amir Khan less than a week after his 5th pro win

Five days after Aaron McKenna’s abrasive fifth pro win, he hopped in the ring for a go-around with Amir Khan.

Saturday 18 August, 2018

'Katie's not improving... She's definitely stoppable, and my hands are made to do exactly that'

Jessica McCaskill, who gave Katie Taylor a torrid time of it last Christmas, is back in pursuit of the champion.

Thursday 16 August, 2018

And the new! TJ Doheny dethrones Iwasa in Tokyo thriller to become world champion

TJ Doheny edged a thriller in Tokyo to achieve a piece of Irish sporting history.

Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Weight on the button for Portlaoise's TJ Doheny ahead of tomorrow's date with destiny in Tokyo

‘The Power’ was ripped and ready at the 122-pound limit.

Tuesday 14 August, 2018

'This is disgusting': Italy defender issues plea after narrowly avoiding Genoa bridge tragedy

Domenico Criscito was on the Ponte Morandi Bridge bridge with his family 10 minutes before it collapsed.

Oldham fans start campaign to 'free' Irish star who has reportedly been suspended since July

Jack Byrne still hasn’t figured for troubled Oldham this season.

The Liam Miller Tribute Match at Páirc Uí Chaoimh has completely sold out

All 45,000 tickets for the fundraising soccer match have been snapped up.

Monday 13 August, 2018

WBC champ Deontay Wilder confirms he'll be in Belfast to watch Tyson Fury on Saturday

Wilder and former champion Fury are expected to clash this winter.

Former women's boxing champion claims she used PEDs for about 20 of her professional fights

Mia St. John held a world title in 2012 and claims she used a host of PEDs for almost a third of her bouts.

Sunday 12 August, 2018

Monaghan's McKenna emphatically emerges from decent slugfest in 5th pro fight 5-0

Monaghan's McKenna emphatically emerges from decent slugfest in 5th pro fight

The 19-year-old enjoyed a decent learning fight overnight in Tinsel Town.

Saturday 11 August, 2018

Irish fans can watch teen sensation Aaron McKenna's fifth pro fight in Hollywood tonight

The teenage ‘Silencer”s ascent to stardom continues live on Facebook in the wee hours of Sunday morning.

'Sh**'s getting real' for TJ Doheny as he unassumingly seeks Irish sporting greatness in Tokyo

Away from the spotlight and thousands of miles away from his homeland, TJ Doheny has carved a chance at Irish sporting immortality.

Thursday 9 August, 2018

Serrano bids to join Pacquiao and De La Hoya as 6-weight champ before inevitable Katie clash

Amanda Serrano will fight to join boxing royalty in September ahead of a potentially seminal women’s fight with Katie Taylor.

Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Katie Taylor to fight at the home of the Boston Celtics after change of plans from promoter Hearn

Though originally scheduled for 6 October in Chicago, Taylor will instead face Serrano in front of an Irish-heavy crowd on the East Coast.

Real Madrid agree deal to sign Courtois from Chelsea and send midfielder on loan in opposite direction

The Belgian goalkeeper will join the European champions for an initial fee believed to be in the region of €35m.

'Not good enough, like': Lawler his own worst critic after falling flat in European heats Devastated This post contains videos

'Not good enough, like': Lawler his own worst critic after falling flat in European heats

The 23-year-old Carlow man couldn’t put his finger on where things went wrong today.

Sunday 5 August, 2018

Ireland's Dunlevy and McCrystal seal outstanding double-double at Para-cycling Worlds

The Irish duo once more saw off their British counterparts to defend their Tandem Road Race world title.

As It Happened: Galway v Clare, All-Ireland SHC semi-final replay

Follow our live coverage of this afternoon’s replay to see who will face Limerick in the All-Ireland final.

Saturday 4 August, 2018

Olympic re-run up in smoke as Natasha Jonas suffers shock stoppage defeat to former Katie Taylor foe

Taylor and Jonas clashed in a humdinger at London 2012, but a re-run in the pro ranks might have been spurned.

'Anyone who does even five minutes' research will see there are big fights out there for Katie'

Suggestions that women’s boxing lacks talent have left Brian Peters incredulous, but Katie Taylor’s manager has some choice words for a few of her prospective opponents.

Thursday 2 August, 2018

'She's got to fight in Ireland': Sky chief to push for Katie homecoming fight and 'festival'

Adam Smith tells The42 that he’ll ‘work hard’ for a massive Katie Taylor fight in Millstreet or somewhere similar if it can’t be made in Dublin.

Wednesday 1 August, 2018

The U.S. startup steering top Irish talents toward the top of the boxing world

Sheer Sports guide the careers of boxers Jason Quigley and Aaron McKenna, and they’re on the lookout for more Irish talent.

Donegal's Jason Quigley on brink of landing career-biggest fight in Las Vegas

Quigley is set to face Ryota Murata for the Japanese puncher’s secondary title.

Tuesday 31 July, 2018

'Be careful what you f***ing wish for': Spike O'Sullivan sets up Vegas fight with former world champ Challenge Accepted This post contains videos

'Be careful what you f***ing wish for': Spike O'Sullivan sets up Vegas fight with former world champ

O’Sullivan will fight as the co-main event to Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez on 15 September, and he seems to have found an opponent.

Monday 30 July, 2018

Supporters left unimpressed after mad dash and long queues for Galway-Clare replay tickets

Rather than distribute through clubs, the GAA sold tickets for the replay through tickets.ie, Centra and SuperValu.

O'Sullivan hits out at Cork substitutions but claims 'bottler' tag is disgusting

Diarmuid O’Sullivan had an angry encounter with two Cork supporters following yesterday’s All-Ireland semi-final.

Fury claims negotiations for world-title fight with Wilder are 'very close to being done' Two Big Men This post contains videos

Fury claims negotiations for world-title fight with Wilder are 'very close to being done'

Tyson Fury claims it’s likely that he’ll face the American WBC champion in December.

Sunday 29 July, 2018

'You're living my dream': Classy Connor shares reverence for Taylor in champion's changing room Icon This post contains videos

'You're living my dream': Classy Connor shares reverence for Taylor in champion's changing room

Connor didn’t hide her admiration for Taylor as the fighters embraced following the Irishwoman’s third-round victory.

As It Happened: Cork v Limerick, All-Ireland senior hurling semi-final

A place in next month’s final was at stake as the Munster neighbours locked horns at Croke Park.

Saturday 28 July, 2018

Katie Taylor obliterates overmatched Kimberly Connor to defend world titles

It’s onto Chicago for Taylor, whose record as a professional improves to 10-0, 5KOs.

Friday 27 July, 2018

Fresh faces added to each panel but Cork and Limerick go with unchanged starting XVs

Na Piarsaigh’s Kevin Downes is part of Limerick’s matchday squad for the first time this season.

Tribesmen make one change for All-Ireland semi-final with Clare

Conor Cooney starts for Galway ahead of Niall Burke in the only change to the XV which saw off Kilkenny.

Katie Taylor weighs in ripped and ready to defend world titles in London Fighting Fit This post contains videos

Katie Taylor weighs in ripped and ready to defend world titles in London

Dublin’s Craig O’Brien was also looking sharp as he weighed in for his career-biggest test versus Liverpudlian Olympian Anthony Fowler.

Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Denis Connerton brings to an end his second stint as Longford manager

Connerton led Longford to their first Leinster semi-final in 30 years earlier this summer.

Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Damien Duff: 'It's the same old dinosaurs in the GAA making the same old decisions'

Damien Duff is disgusted by the GAA’s resolute stance over the movement of the Liam Miller charity match to Páirc Uí Chaoimh

Sunday 22 July, 2018

The last-gasp David Clifford goal which kept Kerry's championship season alive Saviour This post contains videos

The last-gasp David Clifford goal which kept Kerry's championship season alive

The 19-year-old kept Kerry alive with a deadly finish deep into stoppage time.

As It Happened: The Open Championship, final round

Follow our live coverage from Day 4 at Carnoustie.

Silky-smooth Usyk schools Gassiev to become undisputed world champ and lift Ali Trophy

The stylish Ukrainian dominated the dangerous Russian to win the World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight tournament.

Saturday 21 July, 2018

GAA seek meeting with Liam Miller tribute match organisers 'to discuss issues around the game'

The Gaelic Players Association have also released a statement claiming the GAA’s current stance ‘doesn’t align with our values as sportspeople.’

Friday 20 July, 2018

O'Neill shows faith as Kildare remain unchanged while Galway make one enforced switch

Kildare are again unchanged for the visit of Galway this Sunday.

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