Boxing

WATCH: Michael Conlan dedicates Title Victory to Kevin Sheehy

By Jack Neville / August 5, 2019 / 0 Comments

On Saturday night, Ireland’s Micheal Conlan made it twelve wins from twelve professional fights with a ninth round stoppage over Diego Alberto Ruiz in Falls Park Belfast. The featherweight was defending his WBO Inter-Continental belt and picked up the WBA equivalent with the victory. Afterwards, Conlan dedicated his victory over Ruiz to the late Kevin…

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Michael Conlan to honour the late Kevin Sheehy this Saturday

By Jack Neville / July 30, 2019 / 0 Comments

This Sunday, WBO Intercontinental Featherweight Champion, Michael Conlan takes on Diego Ruiz in Falls Park, Belfast for the WBA Intercontinental title. On the night, Conlan will wear special shorts commemorating the memory of the late Limerick boxer Kevin Sheehy who was tragically killed earlier this month. The shorts have ‘RIP KS’ written on them in…

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WATCH: Tribute video in honour of the late Kevin Sheehy

By Jack Neville / July 5, 2019 / 0 Comments

On what is an incredibly sad day, we take time to remember Kevin Sheehy, who was a credit to his family, his community and to St Francis Boxing Club. Our last intervew with Kevin epitomised the person he was, dedicated, driven and above all else a gentleman. RIP Kevin. His funeral arrangements are as follows, Reposing at…

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WATCH: Highlights as Limerick’s Lee Reeves moves to 5-0 in professional boxing

By Jack Neville / July 3, 2019 / 0 Comments

Late on Saturday night, Limerick boxing sensation Lee Reeves improved his professional boxing record to 5-0 with a fifth round stoppage win over Dominik Csaba Karoly in Ontario Canada. On the undercard for the IBF Intercontinental and NABA Welterweight title fight between Custio Clayton and Johan Perez, Reeves was impressive once more as he dominated…

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Limerick based boxer Paddy Donovan joins Pro Ranks

By Ronan Coughlan / June 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick based boxer Paddy Donovan has turned Professional. The 20-year-old Ennis man (who trains out of Our Lady of Lourdes Boxing Club) has signed a deal with American Promoter Top Rank, who feature a number of stellar pros and prospects on their books including Tyson Fury, Carl Frampton and Michael Conlon. It’s understood that former…

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Southside boxing to host fight night with defence forces

By Jack Neville / June 4, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick boxing county board will this Sunday (9th) hold a senior/elite boxing show versus the formidable defence forces team. On the night there will be 9 representative matches and 4 support bouts. The defence forces are in training camps leading to the upcoming world military games and will travel with a very strong team but,…

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Next stop TG4 for Limerick’s Graham “G-Train” McCormack

By Jack Neville / March 4, 2019 / 0 Comments

Injury saw Graham McCormack denied the chance to box in a big domestic dust-up in December but he will get a second chance in Dublin at the end of the month when the Limerick middleweight faces former sparring partner Jade Karam on Saturday March 30th on Assassin Promotions and Boxing Ireland Promotions ‘Clash of the…

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TG4 to broadcast IABA Men’s and Women’s Irish National Senior Elite Boxing Finals

By Jack Neville / February 22, 2019 / 0 Comments

TG4 to broadcast the IABA Men’s and Women’s Irish National Senior Elite Boxing Finals next Saturday (23 February). There will be much Rathkeale interest with Martin Keenan fighting in the Super Heavyweight final. All 18 Fights will be broadcast Live on YouTube while TG4’s main channel will have live coverage from 8:45pm to 11:05pm The…

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LISTEN: “I want to win this for my family” – Keenan

By John Keogh / February 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

Martin Keenan will contest his 3rd Consecutive Elite Super Heavyweight Final on the trot when he takes on last year’s champ Dean Gardiner at the National Stadium on Saturday. Keenan will face Dean Gardiner in a repeat of last year’s 91+ kg final in which Gardiner game out victorious. Fellow Rathkeale boxer Nell Fox is…

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Limerick Boxers Sheehy & Casey are Belgian bound for international bouts

By Raffaele Rocca / December 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

Two of Limerick’s top Elite amateur boxers will travel to Belgium this week to fight in a huge sporting event in Charleroi on Saturday night 15th December. St Francis boxers Myles Casey and Kevin Sheehy – both of whom have won four national titles each – are no strangers to international competition. Owing to the…

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