JAMIE Conlan turned 30 in November and, while there’s still plenty of gas left in the tank, the Belfast super-flyweight says “time waits for no man” and wants this to be the year he lands his long-awaited title shot.
From Bernard O'Neill at the National Stadium, Dublin
JOE WARD will be aiming for his third European title in the Ukraine in June after claiming his fifth Irish Elite belt at Dublin’s National Stadium whike Kurt Walker secured his third successive bantam crown and the deeds to the bantam 56kg position vacated by Michael Conlan.
BALANCING boxing with the books has made it a tough two weeks for Brett McGinty, but passing his first-ever Irish Elite Championship final exam tonight would the perfect end to a frustrating fortnight for the Derry teenager.
Boxing: Irish Elite Championships IT took a solid left hook from Lewis Crocker to get rid of any lingering doubts Tiernan Bradley may have had about moving up to welterweight for his second stab at the Irish Elite Championships.
PAUL Hyland extended his unbeaten record to 14-0 and broke into the coveted top 10 of the British rankings on industry website BoxRec by stopping Karoly Gallovich in the headline act on an entertaining night of boxing at the Europa Hotel in Belfast on Saturday night.