WATCH: Tribute video in honour of the late Kevin Sheehy

By Jack Neville / July 5, 2019 /

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 /

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 /

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 /

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 /

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 /

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 /

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 /

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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LISTEN: Limerick Boxers Carry On Despite Tokyo Uncertainty

By Raffaele Rocca / November 23, 2018 /

The prospect of boxing being expelled from the Olympics is a very real possibility following the recent presidential election of Uzbekistan’s Gafur Rakhimov to the top International Boxing Association post. The Uzbek took 86 of the 134 votes to beat off competition from Kazakhstan’s Serik Konakbayev. The International Olympic Committee has stated their concern at his presidential…

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LISTEN: Lee Reeves hoping to “reap the rewards” in Pro debut

By Raffaele Rocca / November 15, 2018 /

Limerick’s Lee Reeves makes his professional boxing debut this Saturday in Toronto. Reeves will work with Lee Baxter Promotions on the night in his fight against Benito Aburto of Mexico. A former underage champion at national level, 23-year-old welterweight Reeves comes from the Corpus Christi club and will have Declan Fitzgerald in his corner for…

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