HURLING LEGEND HONOURED TO BOX IN SAME RING AS GREATS

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Niall McCarthy, pictured, believes that boxing is an art and he’s honoured to be competing at the home of Olympic,World and European champions.

McCarthy, a hurling All-Star who won 2 All-Ireland Senior hurling medals with Cork and the man-of-the-award against Kilkenny in the 2004 final, meets fellow Corkman Finbarr McGuire (CIT) in today 86kg decider at the Irish Athletic Third Level Boxing Association (IATBA) finals at Dublin’s National Stadium. read more