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#going pro

# going-pro - Friday 7 June, 2019

Olympic medal prospect Ward goes pro after signing with New York promoters

The 25-year-old had been captain of the Irish amateur boxing team.

# going-pro - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Cavan twins to make professional golf debuts in New Jersey next week

Leona and Lisa Maguire will begin the next chapter of their careers at the LPGA Classic.

# going-pro - Friday 10 March, 2017

Professionalism, attendance and equality: Should Ireland take a leaf out of France's book?

‘Over there, It’s not seen that it’s women playing – it’s just rugby.’

# going-pro - Thursday 9 February, 2017

'People have asked me that before - are you jealous of England? No is the answer'

Ireland captain Paula Fitzpatrick talks professionalism in women’s rugby ahead of their next Six Nations test.

# going-pro - Friday 13 January, 2017

Irish striker Murray signs first professional contract after prolific season with Shels

The WNL Player of the Year is moving to Scotland.

# going-pro - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Ambitious McWilliams pursues American Dream of coaching with Yale

The young Irish coach is heading for the States after four years with Ireland Women.

# going-pro - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Jason Quigley turns pro after signing up with Oscar De La Hoya's Golden Boy

The Donegal boxer surrendered his national title in February, sparking speculation he was to leave the amateur ranks.

# going-pro - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Pay for play in GAA? 'It's not going to happen in my lifetime but it will go there eventually'

The 2013 Allstar midfielder concedes that pay-for-play may not happen during his playing days but it is a scenario that will eventually come to pass.

# going-pro - Monday 17 March, 2014

John Joe Nevin makes his pro debut on a Paddy's Day card in America tonight

The Mullingar featherweight faces Alberto Candelaria in Boston.

# going-pro - Sunday 15 December, 2013

'It's not good enough' - Paddy Barnes criticises the efforts of the IABA

The Belfast boxer is disillusioned with the promotion of boxing in this country.

# going-pro - Friday 18 October, 2013

John Joe Nevin to announce details of pro move next week

Mullingar bantamweight expected to sign with Philadelphia promotion GreenBlood Boxing.

# going-pro - Monday 1 October, 2012

Cork hurler Sweetnam to sign professional terms in Munster

The southern province have confirmed that Darren Sweetnam will trade in the small ball for a larger oval one.

# going-pro - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Liam Lawrence finally off the Portsmouth paybill as he heads to Greece

The transfer of Simon Cox to Nottingham Forest was also confirmed today.