41 MEDALS IN 238 DAYS

Irish boxing claimed 41 medals in 238 days of World, European and Olympic Youth competition in 2o18 in a vintage year for the sport.

The haul from eight months of competition versus the world’s finest is 10 gold, 11 silver and 20 bronze, an average of just above five medals per month.

Kellie Harrington topped the lot in New Delhi last month after winning the World Elite lightweight title, the sixth time that Ireland has taken home the 60kg crown which Kate Taylor won five times. read more

DURAND AND MCMAHON PASS AIBA 3-STAR R&J EXAMS

Larry Durand (Saviours/Crystal BC) and Paul McMahon (St Agnes BC) are Ireland’s latest AIBA 3-Star Referee and Judge R&Js), the IABA are delighted to report.

The Munster and Ulster pair have been notified that they’ve passed their exams held in Nis, Serbia,

The course and exams were run in conjunction with the 61st edition of the Men’s Golden Gloves tournament. read more