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The popular Celtic Clash series will return to Dublin next month for a sixth show in under 13 months. The Boxing Ireland Promotions and...
An eight strong team will represent Ireland at the 2017 AIBA Women’s World Youth Championships the be held in Guwahati, India between 19th and 26th November 2017. The bouts take place in the Nabin Chandra Indoor Stadium
Ireland will now have five boxers at the 2017 AIBA World Elite Championships in Hamburg, Germany in August with the good news that Clonmel’s Dean ‘Breakfast’ Gardiner has now been contacted to confirm he will be taking part since the GB champion Fraser Clarke has suffered an injury and is unable to take his allotted slot in the Super Heavyweight divcision.
There was a fine evening of boxing as the 2017 IABA Elite championships drew to an end at the National Stadium, before a bigger than last year attendance.
Heading off to the National Stadium on Friday? Boxing begins at 7.30pm. Here is the running order for the Irish National Elites Finals night. We’ll have a preview of Finals night tomorrow.
Following the grave concern expressed by parents and children as a result of the AIBA’s announcement on ‘no headgear’ for women and other categories of Boxer, some good news just through from two Associations in Europe, Boxing England and the Irish Athletic Boxing Association (IABA).
O'Reilly was on the wrong end of a 3-0 defeat to Egyptian Hosam Abdin last year which was shrouded in controversy. Some pointed to the fact Abdin was one of the very few middle-eastern fighters still eligible for Olympic qualification as a catalyst for political scoring. He left no room for doubt this time.
Updates - Katie Taylor & David Oliver are through to the semi-finals, Ceire Smith and Christina Desmond were beaten.
Shauna Blaney, Shaneen Flynn, Shannon Reilly and Aoife Burke guaranteed Ireland at least four bronze medals at the 5th European Women’s Youth and Junior Championships in Assisi, Italy .
Clonmel's Con Sheehan took the Gold medal at 91+ kg on the final day of the 2014 Haringey Box Cup tournament at London's famed Alexandra Palace
The IABA selectors have named an 18-strong squad for the 12th European Schoolboy Championships commencing in Hungary June 30th.
Michael Conlan eased to within one win of claiming at least a bronze medal at the AIBA World Elite Men’s Championships following an emphatic victory in Almaty, Kazakhstan on Monday.