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# katie-taylor - Sunday 17 April, 2016

Katie Taylor bounces back from shock defeat with typically dominant performance

Attention now turns to next month’s world championships.

# katie-taylor - Friday 15 April, 2016

We'll Leave It There So: Katie slumps to shock defeat, Man City draw Real and today's sport

Elsewhere, Connacht, Munster and Ulster name their teams for this weekend’s Pro12 games.

'It wasn't my day,' admits disappointed Katie Taylor

The Bray native was stunned after suffering her first defeat since 2011 earlier this afternoon.

Katie Taylor suffers first loss since 2011 and will have to wait to secure Olympic place

The Bray boxer must now compete at the World Championships in Astana to qualify for this summer’s Games.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Katie Taylor on the brink of Olympic qualification, Darren O'Neill goes out at the quarter-finals

The 2012 gold medallist came through her European Olympic qualifying quarter-final in Turkey and there were mixed fortunes for the rest of Team Ireland.

# katie-taylor - Monday 11 April, 2016

Katie Taylor wins on a good day for Ireland at the Olympic boxing qualifiers

Four Irish fighters took a step closer to Rio today.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

These 9 Irish boxers will be fighting for Olympic qualification next month

Irish squad training in Italy ahead of European Olympic qualifier in Turkey.

# katie-taylor - Thursday 17 March, 2016

Billy Walsh sets USA on their way as all three of his team are fancied to qualify for Rio

Lightweight Mikaela Mayer has emerged as a credible Olympic rival to Katie Taylor, while old foe Adriana Araujo will represent the host country.

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

42 of the most talented current Irish female athletes

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most accomplished current stars of Irish sport.

# katie-taylor - Thursday 25 February, 2016

‘You haven’t seen the best of me yet’ – Katie’s burning desire for success still alive

The five-time world champion wants to make more history and add to her legacy in 2016.

‘I’d love to box for a world professional title but I don’t know if that’s going to be after Rio’

The Bray boxer hasn’t ruled out the possibility of turning pro.

# katie-taylor - Saturday 20 February, 2016

Katie Taylor claims second win in as many nights against old foe Underwood

The world number one faced the former Pan American champion in Tralee.

# katie-taylor - Friday 19 February, 2016

Katie Taylor claims victory in first fight of 2016 ahead of Underwood bout

The Olympic champion won by unanimous decision against Serbia’s Jelina Jelic in Cork tonight.

# katie-taylor - Sunday 31 January, 2016

‘Choosing to represent Ireland at the Olympics was a no-brainer for me’

Tori Pena chats to The42 on dual nationality, ‘cracking under pressure’ and her hopes for Rio 2016.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

One of Katie Taylor’s biggest rivals is coming to fight her in Tralee next month Road To Rio This post contains videos

One of Katie Taylor’s biggest rivals is coming to fight her in Tralee next month

Queen Underwood confirmed as part of Taylor’s preparations for Olympic qualifiers.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

# katie-taylor - Friday 27 November, 2015

Katie Taylor makes no mistake to win her first national final

She defeated Shauna O’Keeffe tonight at the National Stadium.

Katie Taylor will have a new coach in her corner during Irish title fight

However, her father Pete will return in time for the Olympics.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

O’Neill piles on the pounds in heavyweight mission to reach Rio

Olympian has put on two stone of ‘good weight’ ahead of Irish title defence.

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Katie Taylor managing hand injury ahead of first-ever Irish title fight

The Bray woman is set to take on Clonmel’s Shauna O’Keeffe at the National Stadium.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Andy Lee’s fight is set for Manchester in October now, according to Frank Warren

It’s Manchester in October, he says.

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Katie Taylor has pulled out of fighting at Thomond Park next month

An agreement between the fight promoters and the Bray boxer couldn’t be reached.

# katie-taylor - Friday 31 July, 2015

Katie Taylor added to the undercard for Andy Lee’s title fight at Thomond Park

The top female boxer in the world will fight at the home of Munster rugby on 19 September.

# katie-taylor - Sunday 26 July, 2015

# katie-taylor - Saturday 25 July, 2015

‘It’s only a joke – Katie Taylor’s a very, very good fighter’: Billy Joe Saunders says sorry

Andy Lee’s opponent in the upcoming bout for the WBO middleweight title made sexist comments earlier this week.

# katie-taylor - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Billy Joe Saunders: ‘Women are for cooking, cleaning and sex…They shouldn’t box’

Andy Lee’s upcoming opponent has made some outrageous comments about Katie Taylor and women’s boxing.

Andy Lee still hopeful Katie Taylor will appear on Thomond undercard

The decision is out of the Olympic gold medallist’s hands.

# katie-taylor - Sunday 5 July, 2015

‘Ireland can be the number one boxing nation in the world’

Michael O’Reilly’s coach, Pat Ryan, chats to The42 about Irish boxers’ success at the European Games and running for the IABA Presidency.

# katie-taylor - Saturday 4 July, 2015

Where could McGregor vs. Mendes rank among the greatest Irish fights of all time?

McGregor headlines the UFC 189 in Las Vegas next weekend.

# katie-taylor - Friday 3 July, 2015

‘It would be a privilege to fight on Andy Lee undercard’

Make room for a heap of medals in Thomond Park.

# katie-taylor - Monday 29 June, 2015

Ireland’s triumphant boxers given a hero’s welcome home

Badminton Men’s and Mixed Doubles bronze medal winners Sam Magee, Chloe Magee and Joshua Magee also arrived back in Dublin today.

# katie-taylor - Saturday 27 June, 2015

16 reasons why Ireland’s golden girl Katie Taylor is a legend

The Bray boxer won Ireland’s first ever European Games gold medal this afternoon.

Superstar Katie Taylor loathe to take idol Sonia O’Sullivan’s mantle

The 28-year-old Olympic lightweight champion eased to victory over promising young French boxer Estelle Mossely

Katie Taylor has won Ireland’s first European Games gold medal

Remains the undisputed queen of boxing.

# katie-taylor - Friday 26 June, 2015

Katie Taylor, number crunching and Garda escorts – Kilkenny star reveals all

Katie Power and Kilkenny are gearing up for tomorrow’s clash with Clare.

‘I was clinging onto a bit of hope,’ admits Katie Taylor

The 28-year-old Olympic champion got the benefit of the doubt earlier.

# katie-taylor - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Katie Taylor is fighting an Azerbaijani on home turf next… but does she look like she’s worried?

“I’m going to enjoy it, the atmosphere is going to be fantastic. It’s going to be such a tough contest, but these are the kind of fights that I cherish.”

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Katie Taylor secures her first European Games medal after another masterclass

Michael O’Reilly also progressed to the last-4 this morning, but Darren O’Neill was left disappointed by a split decision defeat.

# katie-taylor - Sunday 21 June, 2015

Katie Taylor impresses in first European Games bout with dominant win

The Bray boxer earned a unanimous decision victory over Denitsa Eliseeva of Bulgaria.

# katie-taylor - Friday 12 June, 2015

From Katie to karate – here’s all you need to know about the inaugural European Games

There are 63 athletes representing Team Ireland at the event which starts tomorrow.

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