ST FRANCIS BC HELP LIMERICK HURLING END 45-YEAR WAIT

The St Francis BC provided the X-Factor in Limerick’s historic All-Ireland hurling victory at Croke Park yesterday.

Limerick, who last won the title in 1973, three years after The Beatles announced they’d split, beat Galway to bridge the 45-year gap on Sunday.

Most of the hurling panel trained at Limerick’s St Francis club under club coaches Ken Moore, Valerie Hamilton and Derek Duhig ahead of a fundraising Night of Boxing at the South Court Hotel on Shannonside in December. read more

TEAM IRELAND TRAIN IN BUDAPEST

Team Ireland, pictured above, trained in Budapest,Hungary today ahead of the start of the AIBA World Men’s and Women’s Youth Championships.

The Irish squad arrived in Budapest yesterday.Boxing begins Tuesday in the Hungarian capital.

Please scroll down for training pictures, courtesy of Tara Mari Robins. read more

SENIOR CADET FINALS RESULTS

Olympic BC boxers at Senior Cadets

Please scroll down for today’s finals results from the National Senior Boys and Girls Cadets Championships at Dublin’s National Stadium.

Twenty nine titles were claimed by Ireland’s talented young prospects at the home of Irish boxing.

The male feather and light semi-finals were also decided today.The date for the finals at these limits will be confirmed shortly. read more

IRISH SQUAD ARRIVE IN HUNGARY

Team Ireland arrived in the Hungarian capital Budapest early this afternoon ahead of the start of the 2018 World Men’s and Women’s Youth Championships.

The squad, pictured, left from Dublin Airport this morning.

Boxing begins Tuesday and Irish male captain Jude Gallagher and Dean Clancy could both be in action as the light-fly and fly limits are between the ropes on Day 1. read more