Rathkeale Boxers to be televised in National Finals tomorrow

By Jack Neville / November 21, 2019 /

TG4 to broadcast the IABA Men’s and Women’s Irish National Senior Elite Boxing Finals tomorrow Friday 22 November. All 17 Fights will be broadcast Live on YouTube Spórt TG4, while TG4 will have live coverage from 7:30pm to 11:00pm. Rathkeale Boxing Club’s Jason Harty and Nell Fox are both competing on the night. Multi-time National…

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‘The Real Deal’ Donovan tipped for MSG show

By Ronan Coughlan / November 18, 2019 /

Limerick trained boxing prospect Paddy ‘The Real Deal’ Donovan scored the second win of his professional career in Glasgow on Saturday night. The 20-year- old who for many years trained out of Our Lady of Lourdes Boxing club, opened the first round patiently with his rangy jab before offloading menacing body shots and stiff uppercuts forcing his…

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WATCH: Ken Moore on why Conlan meeting was lightbulb moment for Kevin Sheehy Mural

By Ronan Coughlan / September 30, 2019 /

A mural to commemorate Irish champion boxer Kevin Sheehy was unveiled outside St Francis Boxing Club last Saturday. The talented boxer (who killed in a hit-and-run earlier this year) will be forever remembered thanks to the work of Sheehy’s Coach Ken Moore and his wife Marion, who had the piece commissioned by ADW Artists in…

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Paddy Donovan to make Pro Boxing debut in October

By Ronan Coughlan / September 10, 2019 /

Paddy Donovan will make his professional boxing debut on October 11th The Ennis man (who trained out of Our Lady of Lourdes Boxing Club during his Amateur days) will fight at Belfast’s Ulster Hall as part of an MTK Global show headlined by a flyweight fight between double Olympic Bronze medalist Paddy Barnes and Jay…

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WATCH: Michael Conlan dedicates Title Victory to Kevin Sheehy

By Jack Neville / August 5, 2019 /

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 /

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 /

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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