THE last six months have been a whirlwind for Dylan Eagleson – but the talented teenager hopes he can help Ireland maintain its momentum on the international stage when he steps between the ropes at the European Championships in Armenia.
GOLDEN girls Amy Broadhurst and Lisa O’Rourke joined an exclusive club of Irish World champions yesterday – and coach John Conlan believes the pair are still getting better after helping Ireland top the medals table in Istanbul.
THERE was disappointment for Belfast duo Michaela Walsh and Carly McNaul in Istanbul yesterday – but Amy Broadhurst and Lisa O’Rourke are both among the medals, and the money, after continuing their World Championship odyssey.
EXPERIENCED coach Harry Hawkins says he is “absolutely stunned” by the omission of light-heavyweight Kane Tucker from the Northern Ireland boxing team bound for the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham this summer.
OLYMPIC star Aidan Walsh has credited Bernard Dunne with helping turn his boxing career around, in the wake of the Dubliner’s resigning from his role as Irish Athletic Boxing Association (IABA) High Performance director.
"When you actually go up, and it's pitch black, then you get to the top and the sun comes up and the light shines through, in that moment you do feel a little bit of hope." - Marissa Callaghan on Darkness Into Light
THE undercard of Katie Taylor versus Amanda Serrano II would be the perfect stage for the first-ever Irish female professional title fight says Kristina O’Hara, who progressed to 2-0 with a points win in Sheffield last Saturday night.