For the second time inside 11 months, Dean Walsh and Ray Moylette will clash in the standout bout at the finals of the National Elite Championships, but there is more on the line than national pride tonight (live on TG4 from 7.30pm).
Fri, 11 Dec, 2015
In Ireland, there is only one currency that trades at a profit when it comes to minority sports, so Fiona Doyle was front and centre with the general public last month when she won silver and bronze medals at the World University Games in Gwangju.
Sat, 01 Aug, 2015
SAM BENNETT washed his stage winner’s blue jersey yesterday morning to show it off at last night’s club league race in Carrick-on-Suir and his coach, Martin O’Loughlin, insisted Saturday’s victory in the FBD Insurance Rás stage into Clara was the first of many.
Tue, 26 May, 2009
THE Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) is not prepared to consider the selection of Star class sailors Peter O’Leary and Stephen Milne for this year’s Games pending the outcome of an appeal against their nomination lodged by Max Treacy and Anthony Shanks.
Thu, 15 May, 2008
JOHN JOE JOYCE claimed his place in the Beijing Olympic Games in spectacular fashion when he outclassed and outpointed Harun Sipahi (Germany) a veteran of the Athens Olympics, 27-12, in an action-packed light welterweight semi-final at the qualifying tournament in Athens yesterday.
Sat, 12 Apr, 2008
CIARÁN POWER (Pezula Racing) may have been dumped on the scrapheap when the Sports Council were handing out their grants to elite sports people, but he was at the top of the pile yesterday evening when he won the opening stage of the Pauline Sugrue Auctioneers Rás Mumhan into Killorglin.
Sat, 22 Mar, 2008
HE MAY have been an hour late arriving but when Andy Lee walked in the door of his old club, St Francis ABC, on the corner of Mungret Street and Old St Francis Street, in Limerick, the reception was amazing and left one wondering just what it will be like when he enters the ring at the UL Arena on Saturday night.
Wed, 30 Jan, 2008
HIS career has been sensational — his return to Ireland dramatic — and now Andy Lee has promised his Limerick homecoming on February 2, when he headlines the city’s first professional boxing show at UL Arena, will be spectacular.
Fri, 04 Jan, 2008