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#Katie Taylor

# 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.

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

The blood and sweat is pumping as Katie Taylor prepares to take 7th European title BAKU WITH A BANG This post contains videos

The blood and sweat is pumping as Katie Taylor prepares to take 7th European title

Just a glimpse of what it takes to be a champ.

# katie-taylor - Thursday 26 March, 2015

These 20 Irish athletes will get the highest level of Sports Council funding

€1.57 million will be shared among 75 athletes this year.

‘A legend of Irish sport’: Katie Taylor has joined in the tributes to King Henry Shefflin

Taylor privileged to watch one of hurling’s all-time greats over the last 16 years.

# katie-taylor - Thursday 5 March, 2015

‘We need to spread the achievements’ – Sports Council want others to match boxers’ success

Kieran Mulvey was speaking with 100 days to go to the inaugural European Games.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Here’s who Katie Taylor thinks will win the Mayweather-Pacquiao superfight

The Olympic champion says she can’t wait for the bout.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Katie would ‘love to meet’ Conor McGregor but she won’t be the next Olympic medallist in the UFC

Don’t expect to see the five-time World Champion boxer challenging Ronda Rousey in the Octagon.

Katie: I never thought my RTÉ criticism would cause such a story

Taylor and the national broadcaster in documentary talks after settling their differences.

# katie-taylor - Monday 19 January, 2015

Despite criticising RTÉ, Katie Taylor is to work on new documentary with the state broadcaster

It will chart her preparation in the build-up to the Rio Olympics in 2016, assuming she qualifies.

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Katie Taylor will have a challenger for her Irish senior boxing title this year

Geesala’s Louise Donohoe will face the champ on finals night.

# katie-taylor - Sunday 4 January, 2015

My sporting wish for 2015: Better coverage of women’s sport

Steve O’Rourke outlines his wish for 2015.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

28 brilliant images that sum up the sporting year

Featuring a stricken Neymar, a dejected Steven Gerrard and an ecstatic Katie Taylor.

# katie-taylor - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Katie Taylor’s gold and odds-defying cricketers – Wicklow’s 2014 sporting highlights

Also, Leo Cullen retired and Paul McShane played in an FA Cup final at Wembley.

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

RTÉ defend boxing coverage after Katie Taylor brands the broadcaster ‘disrespectful’

Olympian Paddy Barnes has also been critical of RTÉ in recent months.

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