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#Billy Walsh

# billy-walsh - Saturday 13 April, 2019

From childhood abuse to absolute war with Billy Walsh, Claressa Shields has earned this the hard way

Rape survivor, Olympic champion, ‘The GWOAT’: Claressa Shields was dealt one of life’s most rotten hands, so she put her own to good use.

# billy-walsh - Saturday 4 March, 2017

‘A better contract wasn’t forthcoming’ – The man leaving Irish boxing behind for Germany

The IABA confirmed Eddie Bolger’s departure earlier this week. The experienced coach subsequently spoke to The42 about his reasons for the move.

# billy-walsh - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Katie Taylor beaten to the punch as top US Olympic star handed historic opportunity

Rio gold medallist Claressa Shields will become the first woman to headline a premium cable card.

# billy-walsh - Thursday 22 December, 2016

'In Ireland, there were roadblocks put in my way. Here, they really want you to be successful' Interview This post contains videos

'In Ireland, there were roadblocks put in my way. Here, they really want you to be successful'

Irish boxing coach Billy Walsh chats to The42 about his rollercoaster year with Team USA.

# billy-walsh - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

We'll Leave It There So: Walsh on top of the world, jail for Rooney robbery attempt and today's sport

Dundalk have secured the services of two first team regulars, while Colm Cooper begins our end-of-year quiz series.

Billy Walsh named world coach of the year after guiding US to Olympic glory

The Team USA coach helped the country win three medals at the Olympics.

# billy-walsh - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

'Send him back to Ireland' - A new documentary looks at Billy Walsh's rocky start in America Irish Abroad This post contains videos

'Send him back to Ireland' - A new documentary looks at Billy Walsh's rocky start in America

The boxing coach previously guided Team Ireland to a number of medals at the Olympics.

# billy-walsh - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Angry Billy Walsh savages 'crazy' boxing judging

The lightweight Mikaela Mayer suffered defeat in front of a mostly anti-American crowd to the Russian Anastasiia Beliakova.

# billy-walsh - Monday 15 August, 2016

'I think we hit a homerun with Billy' - Walsh's influence already felt in US boxing

The coach previously left his role in Irish boxing in acrimonious fashion.

# billy-walsh - Sunday 14 August, 2016

Michael Conlan is sick and tired of people talking about Billy Walsh

“We’re here to win gold and that Billy’s not in the corner doesn’t mean anything.”

# billy-walsh - Friday 12 August, 2016

The ghost of Billy: Stop blaming Walsh saga for Irish boxing's ups and downs

Donnelly win shifts the mood in the Irish camp as Conlan and Taylor prepare to open their medal bids.

# billy-walsh - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Hotline Rings Ep.4: Emotional table tennis matches and are we missing Billy Walsh?

Niall Kelly joins us from Rio with all the latest news and analysis from the 2016 Olympic Games.

RTÉ's Irish boxing pundits play down loss of Billy Walsh after Joe Ward defeat

It’s been a disastrous few days for the sport at the Rio Olympics.

# billy-walsh - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Billy Walsh in the corner as USA secure their first boxing medal of Rio 2016

Meanwhile, the man who beat Paddy Barnes lost out at the quarter-final stage.

# billy-walsh - Saturday 16 July, 2016

'Realistically we can come home with 8 medals': Paddy Barnes has huge confidence in Irish boxing team

Barnes heads to his third Olympics insisting that anything less than gold would be “a massive failure.”

# billy-walsh - Thursday 28 April, 2016

'Irish boxing is where it is now because of Zaur Antia, and that's a fact'

Barnes will carry the Irish flag at the Olympics opening ceremony on 5 August.

# billy-walsh - 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.

# billy-walsh - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

All eyes on Rio as Ireland boxing coach lays out plan for Olympic medals

Zaur Antia is keeping his boxers busy ahead of European qualifier.

# billy-walsh - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

'I spent many nights on my own crying' - Billy Walsh reflects on leaving Ireland

The former head coach of the High Performance Unit opened up on Off The Ball earlier.

# billy-walsh - Friday 8 January, 2016

IABA set to wait until after the Olympics to appoint Billy Walsh's successor

Zaur Antia expected to lead Irish boxing’s medal charge at Rio 2016.

# billy-walsh - Monday 28 December, 2015

From Conlan and Taylor's triumphs to Walsh's departure -- Irish boxing in 2015

IABA President Pat Ryan chats to The42 about an eventful 12 months for the sport.

# billy-walsh - Friday 25 December, 2015

From Aviva to Zlatan, an A to Z of the 2015 sporting year

We take a look at the individuals and events that made a mark over the past 12 months.

# billy-walsh - Saturday 19 December, 2015

'I should have been a brain surgeon but I didn’t have time to study' - Billy Walsh

An extract from Sean McGoldrick’s book, Punching Above Their Weight: The Irish Olympic Boxing Story.

# billy-walsh - Friday 18 December, 2015

Who deserves to win the RTÉ Sport Manager of the Year? Taking One For The Team This post contains a poll

Who deserves to win the RTÉ Sport Manager of the Year?

12 managers but who was best in 2015?

# billy-walsh - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

Dean Walsh wants uncle Billy back in his corner for Friday's national final

The reigning Irish light-welterweight champ defends his title this weekend.

# billy-walsh - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

'I was gutted to leave my baby, but I went away with a bit of life about me and destroyed the guy'

Ireland’s world champion boxer gave his thoughts at the Web Summit in Dublin yesterday.

# billy-walsh - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

'Nobody wanted Billy to leave' IABA tells Oireachtas committee

The boxing chiefs were answering questions about the Billy Walsh saga today.

# billy-walsh - Saturday 24 October, 2015

Billy Walsh: 'I could not work for someone who clearly did not want me'

The fallout continues and is set to rumble on further.

Where do we apply for Rala's job? It’s Comments of the Week

Billy Walsh’s departure from Irish sport, Ireland’s defeat to the Argies and UFC Dublin were all big in the news over the past seven days.

# billy-walsh - Friday 23 October, 2015

Fallout from Billy Walsh resignation continues as Sports Council respond to 'unclear' IABA statement

The Irish Amateur Boxing Association had their say this morning.

IABA finally break silence on Billy Walsh, insist they are 'shocked' over his departure

After avoiding media all week, the IABA released a lengthy statement this morning.

# billy-walsh - Thursday 22 October, 2015

The pictures that no Irish sports fan wanted to see this morning

No late u-turn as boxing coach Billy Walsh leaves for America.

# billy-walsh - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

We'll Leave It There So: Reebok's 'insensitive' UFC Ireland shirt, IABA in hot water and all today's sport

Meanwhile, the PFAI have confirmed that a footballer has been charged with an anti-doping violation.

Boxing chiefs wanted Billy Walsh to seek written permission to speak to the media, claims Mulvey

Kieran Mulvey was speaking ahead of his appointment as Chairman of Sport ireland.

# billy-walsh - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Irish Sports Council threaten to review IABA funding after Walsh controversy

“What was so unacceptable about the agreement of 22 August was that it was never put to the board.”

'You go from being angry to upset' - Darren O'Neill left reeling from Billy Walsh's exit

Michael Conlan also gave his thoughts on the much-loved coach’s resignation.

'It is clearly a ridiculous situation': Treacy slams IABA for backing out of deal to keep Walsh

Sports Council chief executive says IABA failure “beggars belief.”

Paddy Barnes: It's the end of an era after losing Billy - now we need to hang on to Zaur

The two-time Olympic medallist weighs in on Ireland’s coaching controversy.

# billy-walsh - Monday 19 October, 2015

We'll Leave It There So: Walsh resigns, Ireland return home and all today's sport

Meanwhile, ticket details for Ireland’s upcoming Euro 2016 play-off have been released.

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