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Today’s News

Boxing great Pernell Whitaker dies aged 55 after being hit by vehicle

‘Sweet Pea’ was one of the greatest boxers to have ever lived.

Wexford Youths star takes the mick with goal-of-the-season-contending volley The Locomotion This post contains videos

Thursday 11 July, 2019

Disappointment for Moylette and O’Connor as big Boston fights postponed due to visa issues

The Celtic Warrior duo were prevented entry to America due to a minor complication.

McKenna brothers add renowned former world trainer of the year to coaching team

The Smithborough youngsters will now work with Robert Garcia.

Friday 28 June, 2019

Cody sticks with same Kilkenny team for Leinster decider with Wexford

The Cats are unchanged from the drawn fixture between the counties two weeks ago.

Limerick recall four big names for Sunday's provincial decider

The unsurprising reintroductions include that of 2018 Hurler of the Year Cian Lynch.

Barrett included in Tipp team to face Limerick in Munster decider

The defender limped off against the same opposition two weeks ago.

James McClean trains with Floyd Mayweather Sr in Las Vegas gym Not Bad This post contains videos

James McClean trains with Floyd Mayweather Sr in Las Vegas gym

The 30-year-old was on holiday in Vegas celebrating his birthday.

Walker beats British rival and top seed to join Harrington and Walsh in European Games finals King Kurt This post contains videos

Walker beats British rival and top seed to join Harrington and Walsh in European Games finals

The world champion will face the scourge of Irish boxing, and one of her inspirations, Mira Potkonen in the decider.

Thursday 27 June, 2019

Jenny Egan falls just shy of a medal despite strong finish in Minsk

The Dubliner finished fourth in her main event for the second successive Games.

'My mom would be upset about that': US star stands by her White House comments, except for the F-word Taking The Rap This post contains videos

'My mom would be upset about that': US star stands by her White House comments, except for the F-word

A number of team-mates have already publicly echoed the views of their co-captain.

'If he's overlooking me he's making a massive mistake' - Johnson sounds warning to Donegal's Quigley

‘I am by far the biggest test of his career to date and I believe that I will emerge victoriously’, said the Bahamian.

Motherwell midfielder's move to Celtic collapses again

Motherwell midfielder's move to Celtic collapses again

It seemed for all the world that Celtic had landed their man only for the deal to fall through at the final hurdle.

Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Huge medal haul shows 'great signs', but it's still all about Tokyo for Dunne's young boxing squad

‘…they’re into the next step which is going to start on Friday. And d’you know what? We’re ready.’

World champion Harrington takes Ireland's medal tally to 6 on sensational day for boxers European Games This post contains videos

World champion Harrington takes Ireland's medal tally to 6 on sensational day for boxers

Michaela Walsh, Gráinne Walsh, Kurt Walker and Kellie Harrington have joined Regan Buckley and Michael Nevin in guaranteeing bronze.

Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Buckley and Nevin seal Ireland's first medals in Minsk with five more boxers on brink of joining them

The 22-year-old has reached the light-flyweight semi-finals in Minsk.

Former heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko rescued at sea after yacht catches fire

The Ukrainian joked that fate had taken his post-retirement quest for an adrenaline rush ‘a bit too literally’.

Monday 24 June, 2019

Three more Irish boxers move to within touching distance of European Games medals

That makes for six in the quarter-finals, with two Irish boxers yet to fight in the last 16.

Hall of Fame trainer banned as Santa Anita’s troubled season ends with 30 horse deaths

The track’s mortality rate has caused ructions within American horse racing, particularly in California.

Watch Eric Donovan's 3rd-round knockout on his UK debut as he closes in on a European title shot Lilywhite Lightning This post contains videos

Watch Eric Donovan's 3rd-round knockout on his UK debut as he closes in on a European title shot

The Kildare man moved to 10-0, 7KOs with an impressive stoppage win at the iconic York Hall.

Heavyweight newcomer Usyk named as WBO's mandatory challenger for Ruiz-Joshua II winner

The Ukrainian menace is yet to make his heavyweight debut, but has targeted a unification clash with Joshua for some time.

Former Cork City striker becomes Robbie Fowler's first signing at Brisbane Roar

Roy O’Donovan has scored 39 times in 80 A-League appearances.

Sunday 23 June, 2019

'Ashamed' Neville lambastes Cameroon for behaviour in England defeat Bulling This post contains videos

'Ashamed' Neville lambastes Cameroon for behaviour in England defeat

‘If that was any of my players – and it will never be any of my players – they would never play for England again…’

Catt confirmed as part of Farrell's Ireland setup

The former World Cup winner will join Ireland after completing his World Cup duties with Conor O’Shea’s Italy.

Two-goal Maher nets stoppage-time winner as Waves complete remarkable comeback on Leeside WNL

Two-goal Maher nets stoppage-time winner as Waves complete remarkable comeback on Leeside

DLR Waves twice trailed by two goals but still left Bishopstown with all three points.

As it happened: Dublin v Meath, Leinster SFC final Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: Dublin v Meath, Leinster SFC final

Join us for live coverage from Croke Park as Dublin bid to defend their Leinster crown against their old rivals.

Thursday 20 June, 2019

Dennis Hogan's Aussie-based promoters set up shop in Dublin with major plans for Irish boxing

DDP Sports have opened a Dublin office and could put on an Irish show as soon as next February.

Limerick boxing sensation signs major deal with Bob Arum's Top Rank, and will have Andy Lee in his corner

Paddy Donovan, 20, will be trained and managed by the former middleweight world champion.

Tuesday 18 June, 2019

McCarthy backs Cork side who trounced Limerick as Rebels name team for Munster decider with Kerry

All 15 players from Cork’s semi-final win retain their places, but only six of the starting lineup remain from last year’s hammering by Kerry.

Ireland international keen on Pompey stay despite 'couple of rumours' of interest from other clubs

The 23-year-old impressed on his debut season for Pompey after joining from Derry City.

Ray Moylette to launch comeback in intriguing all-Irish clash in Boston

‘Sugar Ray’ will face ‘Lethal Larry’ Fryers in Beantown next month.

Former Limerick youngster joins Bradford on permanent deal from Leeds

Paudie O’Connor, 21, earned the captain’s armband at Bradford towards the end of last season, and he has returned to Valley Parade.

'I probably won't tell you everything' - Scotland boss reveals fiery messages of support from Ferguson Fergie's Right This post contains videos

'I probably won't tell you everything' - Scotland boss reveals fiery messages of support from Ferguson

Shelley Kerr said Alex Ferguson wasn’t impressed by some of the officiating during Scotland’s two narrow defeats thus far.

Hogan and Munguia to feature together in LA ahead of potential world-title rematch

Hogan lost a controversial decision to the Mexican in April, and will take a step closer towards a sequel in October.

'What else is there to hear?' - Joshua the only one not making excuses for defeat, says Ruiz's trainer

Manny Robles says Joshua is a ‘gentleman’, and the Mexican trainer isn’t buying the theories as to why his fighter was able to beat ‘AJ’.

Monday 17 June, 2019

Eric Donovan keen to create lasting memories as he leads Irish Invasion of London

The Athy man will headline at the iconic York Hall, Bethnall Green this Saturday night.

The gold and silver medalists from the Rio 2016 women's marathon have now been banned for doping

Silver medalist Eunice Jepkirui Kirwa has today been suspended for four years having been provisionally banned since last month.

Frampton to return in August, likely in Philly, ahead of potential world-title clash with Valdez

‘The Jackal’ is all but guaranteed a shot at the WBO World featherweight title provided he can win on America’s East Coast.

Sunday 16 June, 2019

A boxer's coma and his case against Jay-Z, and the week's best sportswriting

Stick the kettle on. We’ve thrown a couple of extra ones in here for you this week in case it’s still raining by the time Sunday rolls around.

Saturday 15 June, 2019

Penalty misfortune for Kenny's U21s as Ireland finish 4th in Toulon

There was controversy as Darragh Leahy’s penalty was ordered to be retaken during the shootout, and he missed with his second attempt.

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