Sean McComb is putting his trust in Irish head coach Zaur Antia and team after sensationally beating Russia’s World Elite light-welter champion Vitaly Dunaystev to qualify for the World Championships from the European Championships in Kharkiv, Ukraine yesterday.
Tue, 20 Jun, 2017
Growing up I wanted to digest anything about sport that I could, from watching games live and on tv, reading the daily paper from back to front and of course tearing into the most recent sporting autobiography to hit the shelves, says. Over the years, some of the latter have left me a little dissatisfied on reaching their conclusion.
Thu, 23 Mar, 2017
Mayfield teenager Thomas McCarthy has promised to learn from his first National Elite Championship final bout and “be back better”, while Rio Olympian Brendan Irvine has backed head coach Zaur Antia to get Irish boxing back on track.
Mon, 20 Feb, 2017
All may have appeared to have changed utterly in Irish boxing, but the presence of veteran Darren O’Neill in tonight’s National Elite Championship finals is both a link to glories of the recent past as well as the possibility of a brighter future.
Fri, 17 Feb, 2017
Pat Hickey, who has temporarily stepped aside as Olympic Council of Ireland president, and close allies who have held roles for at least eight years could be forced out under drastic reforms called for by an independent review of the group.
Sat, 29 Oct, 2016
Thu, 14 Apr, 2016