Person: John Joe Joyce
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Three Irish boxers have secured at least three medals from this week's European Union Championships in Bulgaria.
Tue, 12 Aug, 2014
Ireland has seven boxers through to the last-eight of the European Union Elite Men’s Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Tue, 12 Aug, 2014
An eight-strong Ireland team has been named for the 2014 European Union Men’s Elite Championships in Bulgaria which starts on Friday.
Wed, 06 Aug, 2014
It was national title number seven for Belfast's Paddy Barnes as he scored a unanimous decision over Hughie Myers at the Men's Elite Boxing Championships in Dublin.
Fri, 07 Mar, 2014
London 2012 Olympian Darren O’Neill has dismissed all talk of “high fives” ahead of his middleweight final with Portlaoise BC prospect Michael O’Reilly at the Elite National Championships.
Mon, 03 Mar, 2014
London 2012 Olympians Adam Nolan and Darren O’Neill both won their semi-finals at the National Elite Championships at Dublin’s National Stadium last night.
Sun, 02 Mar, 2014
This year’s Elite national boxing championships are only at semi-final stage but already we know that five titles will change hands this year.
Fri, 15 Feb, 2013
Drama and disappointment at the opening weekend of the Elite National Boxing Championships at the National Stadium last night, three more champions losing their titles even before a punch was thrown.
Sat, 09 Feb, 2013
In a time of downturn and gloom in Ireland, there are growth areas.
Wed, 12 Dec, 2012
Tyson Fury recorded his 20th consecutive win in Belfast on Saturday night to edge a step closer to a shot at the WBC World heavyweight title.
Mon, 03 Dec, 2012
John Joe Joyce tops the bill when the Rylane and An Garda Síochána Boxing clubs display their talents at Cork’s Rochestown Park Hotel on Saturday night (8pm).
Wed, 28 Nov, 2012
Ireland’s rugby stars endured a training session with a difference yesterday in the company of some of the country’s elite boxing stars.
Thu, 01 Nov, 2012
Beijing Olympians Ken Egan, John Joe Joyce, Ross Hickey, David Oliver Joyce and Conrad Cummings recorded quarter-finals wins at the Elite Tammer tournament yesterday.
Sat, 20 Oct, 2012
It is only 1.2km long, but residents claim their road is the most potholed in Europe.
Tue, 28 Aug, 2012
Olympic silver medallist John Joe Nevin insisted yesterday that Irish boxing cannot afford to lose coaches Billy Walsh or Zaur Antia and that everything possible should be done to keep the high performance team together.
Mon, 13 Aug, 2012
“THE heathers will be blazing in Wexford tonight,” Irish coach Billy Walsh predicted as he embraced fellow county man Adam Nolan, who yesterday became the second man from the Model County to qualify for an Olympic Games — Billy himself having qualified for the Seoul Olympics in 1988.
Sat, 21 Apr, 2012
The three remaining Irish boxers in the Olympic qualification tournament in Trabzon will be back in action in today’s semi-finals.
Fri, 20 Apr, 2012
Beijing Olympic bronze medallist Paddy Barnes is through to his second Olympic Games and vowed to come back with a medal of “a better colour”, after defeating Stefan Caslarov (Romania) 17-9 in yesterday’s quarter-finals on a memorable day at the qualifiers in Trabzon where welterweight Adam Nolan and heavyweight Tommy McCarthy also kept their hopes alive with big wins.
Thu, 19 Apr, 2012
Joe Ward has retained his Irish light-heavyweight title after an awesome destruction of Kenneth Egan at the National Stadium.
Fri, 03 Feb, 2012
Kenny Egan is going to have to produce an almighty effort if he is to wrest the light heavyweight title from Joe Ward in the finals of the Elite senior boxing championships at the National Stadium tonight.
Fri, 03 Feb, 2012
Kenny Egan set the scene for next Friday night’s showdown with Joe Ward in the finals of the Elite National Senior Boxing Championships with a short route victory over Westport’s Eamon Walsh (St Anne’s) in Saturday night’s light heavyweight semi-final at the National Stadium.
Mon, 30 Jan, 2012
JOE WARD may have a pocketful of gold medals — world junior, world youths, European senior and a national senior gold — but tonight he climbs into the ring with fellow Westmeath man Davy Joe Joyce to decide his Olympic future.
Fri, 27 Jan, 2012
KENNY EGAN kept his Olympic dream alive with an emphatic victory over fellow Dubliner Michael Frayne (St. Mary’s) in the Elite Boxing Championship quarter-finals at the National Stadium on Saturday night.
Mon, 23 Jan, 2012
THE Elite national senior boxing championships got under way at the National Stadium last night when an action-packed programme featured eight welterweight contests involving some of the best boxers in the world.
Sat, 21 Jan, 2012
RORY O’DONOGHUE (Watergrasshill BC) has been handed the opportunity of a lifetime ahead of tomorrow night’s visit of the NYPD boxing team to the Green Glens Arena in Millstreet with the news he has been chosen to replace national champion Adam Nolan (Bray) in the featured welterweight contest with Beijing Olympian John Joe Joyce (St. Michael’s, Athy).
Fri, 09 Dec, 2011
BIG-TIME boxing returns to the Green Glens Arena in Millstreet on December 10 when Rylane Boxing Club combine with the Garda Boxing Club to stage a show that will be built around the annual visit of the NYPD to box a Garda selection.
Fri, 18 Nov, 2011
WELTERWEIGHT Roy Sheahan steps into the ring against Carl Hield (Bahamas) in Baku today admitting he is more “excited about these world championships than I have been about any other tournament in my life”.
Thu, 29 Sep, 2011
KENNY EGAN took a major step towards the world championships and, ultimately, next year’s London Olympics when he outpointed Tommy McCarthy (Oliver Plunkett BC) in a heavyweight semi-final that had its share of controversy at last night’s box-offs at the National Stadium.
Sat, 13 Aug, 2011
THIS may have been a box-off to select the team for the world championships and the first opportunity to qualify for next year’s Olympic Games but none of the recent medallists were in sight when the tournament got under way last night at the National Stadium.
Thu, 11 Aug, 2011
IRELAND’S two newly crowned European champions, Ray Moylette and Joe Ward, are still not guaranteed a shot at Olympic qualification.
Tue, 28 Jun, 2011
KENNETH EGAN began his quest for an unprecedented 11th successive national senior title at the National Stadium last night with a second-round stoppage of Thomas Roohan (Ballincarrow, Sligo) and a claim that the only man who can beat him is himself.
Sat, 19 Feb, 2011
CON SHEEHAN (Clonmel BC),the defending champion, andthe new pretender to the throne, Tommy McCarthy (Oliver Plunkett, Belfast), served up the best performance of an action packed weekend when they met in the quarter finals of the heavyweight division at the Elite national boxing championships at the National Stadium on Saturday night.
Mon, 14 Feb, 2011
ROSS HICKEY, who won a national senior title at lightweight back in 2008, launched his campaign at light-welter at last night’s national elite championships at the National Stadium with victory over Crumlin’s Stephen Carroll.
Sat, 12 Feb, 2011
JOHN JOE Joyce faces a really tough assignment in defence of his welterweight crown when the National senior boxing championships get underway at the National Stadium tonight.
Fri, 11 Feb, 2011
KENNY EGAN may have an Olympic silver medal but Ireland’s most decorated boxer of thisgeneration will face a difficultassignment in his quest for asensational 11th successive national senior title.
Tue, 11 Jan, 2011
IRELAND’S boxing team at the European senior championships in Moscow have already secured three bronze medals – at least – after the first quarter-final session in which Olympic silver medallist, Kenneth Egan, middleweight Darren O’Neill and Donegal debutant, Tyrone McCullough, all recorded big wins.
Wed, 09 Jun, 2010
Ireland's boxers claimed three bronze medals - at least - from a day of quarter-final action at the 2010 European Senior Championships in Moscow.
Tue, 08 Jun, 2010
Ireland hit the ground running in Moscow today, getting their European Senior Championships campaign off to a flying start with five wins out of five at the Ice Palace.
Sat, 05 Jun, 2010
HEAD coach Billy Walsh was thanking his lucky stars the Irish team were amongst the first to arrive in Moscow for the European Senior Boxing championships, starting on Saturday.
Thu, 03 Jun, 2010
The IABA have announced a 12-strong squad for the upcoming Prime Ministry Tournament in Ankara, Turkey.
Wed, 31 Mar, 2010
Katie Taylor relinquished her proud unbeaten run stretching back to May 13, 2007 after she was beaten by former World champion Sofya Ochigava of Russia in her lightweight semi final at the Usti na Labem Gran Prix in the Czech Republic yesterday.
Sat, 13 Mar, 2010
JOHN JOE JOYCE (St Michael’s, Athy) was celebrating his move up to welterweight with another national title at the National Stadium last night but the defending champion, Willie McLaughlin (Illies GG, Donegal), was scratching his head on the wrong side of a 12-9 verdict.
Sat, 06 Mar, 2010
TWO years ago Kenneth Egan was at a crossroads in his boxing career after a disappointing performance at the world championships in Chicago while qualification for the Olympics still eluded him.
Fri, 05 Mar, 2010