Wed, 23 Nov, 2016
Jackie O’Reilly won’t be in Rio de Janeiro to watch her daughter Ellis make her Olympic bow as an Irish gymnast, but the mum of four already knows what it is to burst with pride from afar as her offspring take to the global stage.
Mon, 01 Aug, 2016
Gary Brennan seldom gets the chance to showcase his outstanding football talents for a national audience. But the Clare captain has won an army of admirers, including International Rules boss Joe Kernan, as the Banner’s footballers begin to rise again.
Sun, 29 May, 2016
Irish fans will be able to watch Katie Taylor’s bid to claim a remarkable fifth straight AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championship belt after TG4 secured the rights to screen her semi-final and final bouts next month, if she gets to that stage.
Fri, 10 Oct, 2014
Katie Taylor made it clear yesterday she would prefer to turn her back on the professional ranks and fight to retain her gold medal at the 2016 Olympic Games and the Bray boxer is expected to announce her final decision on her future within the next 10 days.
Fri, 05 Oct, 2012
Only five medallists from Beijing have survived as the Olympic boxing tournament in London reaches the semi-finals and two of those will face each other today (1.30pm) when the defending light flyweight champion Shiming Zou will face Ireland’s Paddy Barnes for a third time.
Fri, 10 Aug, 2012
London's ExCel arena became a part of Ireland this afternoon as legions of supporters decked in green, white and gold packed into South Arena 2 before 4:45pm to watch the person who would ultimately become Ireland's latest Olympic Gold medallist - Bray heroine Katie Taylor.
Thu, 09 Aug, 2012