Thomas Hawkins

Thomas Hawkins

SPORTS EDITOR Thomas has contributed to the success of The Irish News sports section for many years through his roles as the paper's amateur boxing correspondent, freelance and staff sub-editing duties. Took over the Sports Editor post in August 2000 and has successfully overseen the growth of the sports section and many changes to both format, design and content. He has ass[...]

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Playing by Numbers: Ulster Club Senior Football Championship

GAA Football
PLAYING BY NUMBERS Ulster Club Senior Football Championship Championship numbers Slaughtneil 1 Despite playing 10 games and winning two provincial titles, Slaughtneil have only managed more than one goal once in their Ulster Club history - the 4-13 to 1-4 preliminary round win over Derrygonnelly in 2015.

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  1. Watch Zolani Tete make history in Belfast with the fastest knockout ever in a world title boxing match via… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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  2. Watch Zolani Tete make history in Belfast with the fastest knockout ever in a world title boxing match via… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

  3. In tomorrow's Irishnews.com: In-depth analysis of all the action as Carl Frampton makes a winning return… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

  4. In tomorrow's Irishnews.com: Match report as Naomh Colmcille overcome a difficult week to secure a spot i… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

  5. In tomorrow's Irishnews.com: Cahair O'Kane reports from Australia as Ireland's hopes of retaining the Cor… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

  6. In tomorrow's Irishnews.com: Reaction as Cliftonville keep their hot streak alive with a narrow victory a… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

  7. In tomorrow's Irishnews.com: Report and reaction from Clones following a bona fide Ulster Club classic be… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

  8. Tough night for Carl Frampton but he got the job done, and disappointment for Jamie Conlan on an action-packed even… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

  9. "It was okay - he can do much, much better" says trainer Jamie Moore

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  10. "I let him drag me into a fight... but that's got the rust off. The cobwebs are gone, now I want one of the big boys"

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  11. 98-93, 97-93., 96-93 - unanimous win for Carl Frampton

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  12. Garcia would put you in mind of the great Erik Morales a bit, and showed why he's mixing it at this level

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  13. Frampton obviously knew it was close in the final round there because he was going for broke from the off, winging… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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  14. Better from Frampton, picking some good shots, but Garcia still strong. Had Frampton pinned on the ropes and landed… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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  15. Very little between them in that round again. Garcia definitely senses blood, but looks to be tiring too. Through eight here

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  16. A slip apparently, but still counted as a knockdown

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  17. Frampton dropped in the seventh, I think by a Garcia left hand. Claims it was a tangle of feet or a slip but the re… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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  18. Frampton's in a fight here. Nothing he lands seems to deter the Mexican, who keeps coming forward and is throwing c… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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  19. Garcia might have nicked that round, put on plenty of pressure, although Frampton again with the more eye-catching… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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  20. The more the extent of Ireland's sickness pre-first test is revealed, it was a miracle Ireland were only 10 points… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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  21. Looks like a cut on the corner of Frampton's right eye

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  22. Some real class work from Frampton there, including a lovely slip and counter right on the ropes. Not sure he's goi… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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  23. Better round for Garcia, though still Frampton's. The Mexican landed a nice left hook on the Jackal's jaw towards the end of the round

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  24. Frampton looks a class above so far. Dictating the pace, easily staying out of the way of anything coming from Garc… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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  25. In honour of the late Ryan McBride, the @RMcB5Foundation are this year's 2017 PFAI Charity honoured at the… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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  26. And it's all over, a Barnes left hook to the bread basket floors Quezada in the most one-sided round of the fight.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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  27. Since this was the last ever game at Subiaco Oval and I was just about the last person to leave, I'm gonna go ahead… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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  28. Video and report - a boxing belter: Steven Donnelly gets the nod over Caoimhin Hynes in Dockers Club classic via… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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  29. Video and report - a boxing belter: Steven Donnelly gets the nod over Caoimhin Hynes in Dockers Club classic via… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…


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