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Dublin: 13 °C Wednesday 20 March, 2019

Monday 18 March, 2019

Improved Conlan earns shutout win as he turns The Garden green for third straight year

The Belfast man moved to 11-0, 6KOs with a polished display in front of a passionate Irish crowd in The Big Apple.

Sunday 17 March, 2019

Paddy Barnes will 'probably retire' after suffering shock defeat in US debut war

Barnes lost a split decision to unheralded Texan Oscar Mojica on the undercard of Michael Conlan’s Patrick’s Day card at MSG.

Saturday 16 March, 2019

Beating Persoon in undisputed showdown 'would be equal to winning Olympic gold', says Taylor

The Bray woman set up the long-awaited clash for all four belts with a sizzling win over Rose Volante in Philadelphia.

Game Jono Carroll falls shy in maiden world-title tilt as Nevin moves to 12-0

Tevin Farmer beat Carroll 117-110 and 117-111 x2 to retain his IBG World super-featherweight title.

Taylor overcomes career-toughest test and batters Volante to win third world title

After a thrilling encounter, Taylor is now the IBF, WBA and WBO World lightweight champion.

Friday 15 March, 2019

'Everything went against me all at once' - Nevin finally on track to make a real go of his pro career

John Joe Nevin is finally fighting fit after a rollercoaster few years.

Taylor moving the dial in USA whether critics like it or not

Katie Taylor is on the verge of a major breakthrough for women’s pro boxing.

Thursday 14 March, 2019

'She just said to me: 'I'm here, I'm here.' And I was like: 'Yeah... So am I'' Weight Made This post contains videos

'She just said to me: 'I'm here, I'm here.' And I was like: 'Yeah... So am I''

Katie Taylor, Jono Carroll and their opponents have all safely made weight for their respective world-title clashes in Philly.

Monday 11 March, 2019

Olympic stars, Carroll and Spike fly flag for Ireland on massive St Patrick's weekend Stateside

The American fight scene will be painted green this coming weekend, with a host of Irish boxing stars in key fights.

Itoje ruled out of England's final Six Nations encounter

Bath lock Charlie Ewels retains his place in Eddie Jones’ squad with Sarries star Itoje missing out.

Sunday 10 March, 2019

Disgraceful scenes in Second City derby as fan invades pitch and assaults Grealish from behind Blindsided This post contains videos

Disgraceful scenes in Second City derby as fan invades pitch and assaults Grealish from behind

West Midlands police have arrested the man in question.

Delfine Persoon walks through tough foe to set up potential undisputed title clash with Katie Taylor

Persoon inflicted a first stoppage defeat on Melissa St Vil to hold up her end of the bargain ahead of Taylor’s clash with Rose Volante.

Saturday 9 March, 2019

'There were times when I didn't even ask how much I was getting for the fights - I'd just find out afterwards'

Katie Taylor knows her value in boxing’s punch-for-pay ranks, and so do her opponents, but money remains low on her list of priorities.

Bamford stretches to net winner as Leeds maintain promotion push Elastic Paddy This post contains videos

Bamford stretches to net winner as Leeds maintain promotion push

The forward last week told Mick McCarthy that he wishes to represent the Republic of Ireland.

Friday 8 March, 2019

Stevie McKenna to make long-awaited professional boxing debut next month

The former Irish Elite champion and European Youth silver medalist has been training in California for almost a year.

Wednesday 6 March, 2019

'Hunted' Ireland struggling with expectation of being top dogs - Hansen

‘It’s different when you’re sitting at the top of the tree. Not many teams cope with it that well,’ said the Kiwi.

Scarlets confirm merger 'off the table' after sudden Ospreys change of heart

The Scarlets claim they were originally approached by the Ospreys to consider a merger as far back as December.

Tuesday 5 March, 2019

'This must stop now' - Ospreys deny they're on verge of Scarlets merger in scathing statement

The Professional Rugby Board in Wales has since responded to the Ospreys’ takedown of their approach to ‘Project Reset’.

Ospreys chairman resigns over WRU's 'catastrophic mismanagement' as Owens voices deep concern

Ken Owens described Welsh rugby’s proposed restructure as ‘the most challenging situation that arguably any player has faced’ during their careers.

Horgan exasperated by serious Harkin injury after Harps' formal pleas over scheduling

Ollie Horgan also claimed that he was sent off by referee Ben Connolly because he ‘didn’t use the correct Irish’.

Beckham and Zidane relaunch two of their most iconic Predator boots for 25-year anniversary Pumped Up Kicks This post contains videos

Beckham and Zidane relaunch two of their most iconic Predator boots for 25-year anniversary

Adidas will also soon release a special-made Predator 19+ boot in honour of both former players.

Monday 4 March, 2019

Paddy Barnes and Rio 2016 Russian rival Nikitin join Conlan on St Patrick's Day card at MSG

The Belfast man’s Olympic ‘conqueror’ wants vindication after they share a bill at Madison Square Garden this month.

Bale's agent says Madrid fans' treatment of Welshman 'nothing short of a disgrace'

Jonathan Barnett claims his client will not be leaving the Spanish giants this summer.

Sunday 3 March, 2019

'Come November, if she doesn't qualify, then we'll see who has the balls' - Broadhurst

After barbed comments from the world champion last week, Amy Broadhurst says she will challenge Kellie Harrington if the chance arises.

As It Happened: Clare v Limerick, Dublin v Laois and Carlow v Offaly - Sunday hurling match tracker

Join us for updates from the few fixtures to have survived the weather this afternoon. Throw-ins, we hope, will be at 2pm.

Saturday 2 March, 2019

Shields and Hammer get ball rolling for women's superfights, and Taylor's big nights should follow

After 15-odd years in the wilderness, women’s professional boxing is about to explode.

Friday 1 March, 2019

Eusebio Pedroza, who fought Barry McGuigan on a famous Irish sporting night, dies aged 62

The Panamanian boxing legend reigned for seven years before losing his world title to McGuigan at Loftus Road in 1985.

Jordi Murphy starts as Ulster shuffle half-back pairing once more for Dragons trip

Sean Reidy will make his 100th appearance for the northern province at Rodney Parade.

Thursday 28 February, 2019

After a week of stick, Groves salutes arch nemesis DeGale on retirement

George Groves tore into James DeGale at every opportunity this week, but paused today to pay tribute to his rival.

Kildare's Hogan lands world-title chance and career-highest payday, but must travel to lion's den

The Kilcullen native, based in Brisbane, will face Jaime Munguia in Monterrey on 13 April.

Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Teenage prodigy becomes Ireland's youngest female pro boxer, will debut on TG4 next month

Katelynn Phelan, 18, is a former World Youth and European Junior bronze medalist.

Wilder rematch won't be next as Fury plots different route

‘Fury will take on another fight with expectations to do rematch at a later date’, confirmed WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman.

Portlaoise's TJ Doheny confirmed for world-title unification fight in California

The undefeated Laois man faces American rival Danny Roman at Inglewood’s Forum venue on 26 April.

'I would have beaten her again... She didn't have the balls to step up and take the chance'

Kellie Harrington on her non-rivalry with ‘young one’ Amy Broadhurst, and why she’s inspired by Irish boxing’s bogeywoman, Mira Potkonen.

Monday 25 February, 2019

U17 Euros final to take place at Tallaght Stadium as venues for tournament confirmed

The draw for the tournament takes place on 4 April.

Saturday 23 February, 2019

Molloy edges Donovan as rivalries are renewed and forged during memorable Irish Elite finals night

All four Galway fighters reigned supreme at the National Stadium, while Christina Desmond earned a noteworthy win over Gráinne Walsh.

Watch live: Irish Senior Elite Boxing Championship finals - all fights Irish Boxing This post contains videos

Watch live: Irish Senior Elite Boxing Championship finals - all fights

All 18 finals are available to watch via TG4′s live stream, which will be available on TV from 20:45.

Friday 22 February, 2019

Watch live: Italy v Ireland, U20s Six Nations Live Stream This post contains videos

Watch live: Italy v Ireland, U20s Six Nations

Ireland U20s will attempt to keep their Grand Slam chances alive at the Stadio Centro D’Italia (kick-off 6pm Irish time).

Aaron McKenna to face unbeaten, larger Mexican in 7th pro fight

‘The Silencer’ from Co. Monaghan will face the naturally larger Loretto Olivas [3-0, 1KO] on 30 March.

DeGale and Eubank exchange words at frosty weigh-in for all-British grudge match Chunky V Junior This post contains videos

DeGale and Eubank exchange words at frosty weigh-in for all-British grudge match

DeGale weighed lighter than he has in nearly 10 years, and gave Eubank plenty of stick during their staredown.

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