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Yesterday’s News


Saturday 7 July, 2018

Ruthless Limerick fire five goals as they power into All-Ireland SHC quarter-final

The Treaty county cruised to a 24-point win over Carlow.

Sunday 1 July, 2018

Doyle and Nolan goals help Carlow see off Westmeath to claim McDonagh Cup

The win also means the Barrowsiders will play in the Leinster SHC next season.

Sunday 27 May, 2018

Incredible scenes as Carlow record first Leinster SFC victory over Kildare since 1953

Turlough O’Brien’s side did not kick one wide throughout the contest.

Friday 27 October, 2017

Katie Taylor preparing for 'rough and rugged' battle in title fight

Taylor faces Anahi Esther Sanchez this weekend in her quest to claim the WBA lightweight title.


Thursday 26 October, 2017

'It will be a dark and rainy night for Katie': Sanchez vows to destroy Taylor's title dream

Anahi Esther Sanchez defends her WBA World lightweight title against Katie Taylor on Saturday.

'Sanchez is a good champion and that’s what Katie wanted - a real challenge'

Near sell-out crowd of between 70-80,000 expected in Cardiff’s Principality Stadium.

Thursday 19 October, 2017

Ricky Hatton plotting against Irish 'buddy' Burnett for Saturday's title unification bout in Belfast

In a first ever world title unification on Irish soil, former gym-mates Ryan Burnett and Zhanat Zhakiyanov will put their belts on the line in Belfast.

Thursday 14 September, 2017

'It's only going to get bigger and bigger': Katie says winning pro title would be as good as gold

Undefeated Taylor faces Anahi Esther Sanchez in Cardiff’s Principality Stadium on 28 October.

Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Nevin set for low-key comeback but has sight set on bigger things

The Mullingar man remains undefeated as a professional.

Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Katie Taylor fight against Holly Holm 'a strong possibility' amid huge interest from American TV

Taylor’s manager Brian Peters also said her title fight next month may delay a homecoming bout until 2018.

Thursday 31 August, 2017

Katie Taylor could be in line for huge fight against MMA superstar Holly Holm

Promoter Eddie Hearn floated the idea of another big ‘crossover’ bout following success of McGregor v Mayweather.

Wednesday 30 August, 2017

'I don’t want just to be a world champion': Burnett eyes Irish boxing greatness

‘I got a phonecall from my mum and she said, ‘they’re putting your face on the wall here,’ and I was so proud.’

Tuesday 22 August, 2017

'They don't get much bigger': Rival promoters eye up Frampton after McGuigan split

Frank Warren and Matthew Macklin both want to work with the two-weight world champion.

Friday 18 August, 2017

Taylor's world title shot set for Joshua undercard, Hearn denies approaching Frampton

The Bray native had looked set to fight in London early next month, but the plan may now change.

Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Mayweather boss keen to work with Katie Taylor, but she won't be on undercard of McGregor fight

The Bray boxer instead looks set to fight in London in September and Las Vegas in November

Saturday 29 July, 2017

'We wanted someone who’s going to challenge me but no-one stepped up to the plate'

Ahead of her US debut, a frustrated Katie Taylor admits she’s growing tired of fighters who are refusing to take her on.

Thursday 27 July, 2017

'I respect him a lot, but this is my city. I’m the boss and I’m going to win'

Carl Frampton returns to the ring on Saturday night for the first time since his sole career loss to Leo Santa Cruz, and he does it on home soil.

Sunday 2 July, 2017

'I expected a more aggressive fighter': Conlan still looking for a real test in pro ranks

The Belfast man is likely to be back in the ring this September.

Michael Conlan scores third-round stoppage in Brisbane sun to go 3-0

Home fighter Jeff Horn stunned Manny Pacquiao with a unanimous – but controversial – decision in the main event.

Saturday 1 July, 2017

'That moustache will only be a wee bit of a cushion': Conlan brushes off rival's warning

Jarrett Owen is a massive underdog for tonight’s fight in Suncorp Stadium.

Thursday 29 June, 2017

Starstruck Conlan hoping to light up the undercard down under

The Belfast boxer is fighting in Australia this weekend.

Sunday 11 June, 2017

Ireland has a new world champion as Burnett prevails despite judging controversy

Burnett follows in the footsteps of Wayne McCullough by claiming the bantamweight title.

Saturday 10 June, 2017

Irish boxing row deepens as Central Council to hold talks today

There was another long statement issued last night.

The ‘new Carl Frampton’ ready to step up to world-championship level

“Throughout my amateur career, the higher the level I went to, the better I got,” says Ryan Burnett.

Friday 26 May, 2017

'I think it’ll be over by the first or second round'

Michael Conlan takes on Mexican journeyman Alfredo Chanez in his second professional fight tonight.

Friday 5 May, 2017

'Worry about fighting after': No rush on Andy Lee's ring return or a home bout for Katie Taylor

Neither fighter will be on the 10 June card in Belfast.

Tuesday 2 May, 2017

It's Stateside next for Katie Taylor before a planned world title fight in Dublin KT

It's Stateside next for Katie Taylor before a planned world title fight in Dublin

Promoter Eddie Hearn has indicated that the Bray boxer’s sixth professional bout could take place in Las Vegas, New York or Boston.

Sunday 30 April, 2017

'It was the first time I felt as nervous as I did in 2012': Taylor rises to the Wembley occasion KT

'It was the first time I felt as nervous as I did in 2012': Taylor rises to the Wembley occasion

The Bray boxer recorded her fifth professional victory last night and could now be set to fight in Las Vegas this summer.

Saturday 29 April, 2017

Unstoppable! Katie Taylor wins yet again and claims her first pro belt

She overcame Germany’s Nina Meinke at Wembley Stadium.

Undercard slot on boxing's biggest fight bill of 2017 a fantastic shop window for Taylor

Due out before Anthony Joshua’s heavyweight showdown with Wladimir Klitschko, the Irish boxer goes in search of her fifth professional win this evening.

Friday 28 April, 2017

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.

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