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Booth can bring me in the right direction: Kurt Walker

From Neil Loughran at Grand Central Hotel
THE transition to the professional game can take time for those who have campaigned at elite amateur level for years – but Kurt Walker is confident new coach Adam Booth can help bring out the best in him.


Andy Watters
World Boxing Council International Silver Super-middleweight title: Padraig McCrory (12-0) v Celso Neves (8-1-1) (tonight, Ulster Hall, live on iFL TV) PADRAIG McCrory dreamt of topping a bill on day and he gets his chance tonight when he defends his WBC International super-middleweight title against tricky Spaniard Celso Neves.

Olympian Brendan Irvine enjoying new community coach role

Neil Loughran
BEFORE leaving for Japan back in June, Brendan Irvine already had one eye on life beyond boxing – and now the two-time Olympian is helping educate future generations in the sport after becoming a community coach with the Irish Athletic Boxing Association (IABA).