Boxing News

Irish Boxers selected for European Union Championship

June 11, 2009
The IABA will be hoping to maintain a proud record when the opening bell for the 2009 European Union Championships tolls in Odense, Denmark next Monday evening.

Boxing world loses a great

November 4, 2008
One of Ireland's finest heavyweight boxers, and a 1948 London Olympian, Geariod O Colmain has died in hospital, aged 84.

3 Irish boxers win Olympic Qualifying events

April 12, 2008
Ken Egan, Darren Sutherland and John Joe Joyce completed an incredible week for Irish amateur boxing after winning their qualifers in Athens, Greece.

Team Ireland will have 5 boxers in Beijing

April 11, 2008
5 Irish boxers have now qualified for Beijing. Paddy Barnes was first to qualify at the World Championships last year.

Nevin seals Olympic place

March 28, 2008
Two other boxers are one fight away from the Olympics. John Joe Joyce from Athy takes on Ionut Gheorge of Romania at light welterweight, while team captain Ken Egan fights Ramazan Magamedau from Belarus at light heavyweight.

Irish Boxers compete at Olympic Qualifiers in Italy

February 27, 2008
Irish middleweight Darren Sutherland became the sixth Irish boxer to make it through to the quarter-finals of the Olympics qualifiers following a 25-16 over Ramis Baylarov from Azerbaijan in Italy last night.

Irish Boxing team for World Championships announced

September 10, 2007
The Irish Amateur Boxing Association named a full squad of 11 boxers to compete in next month's World Amateur Boxing Championships in Chicago.

Irish Boxers Win One Gold, Four Silver and One Bronze Medal in Helsinki

April 17, 2007
The Irish Amateur Boxing Association took home one gold, four silver and one bronze medal from the GeeBee Senior Multi Nations in Finland following a day of mixed fortunes for the five Irish boxers in action in the(April 15th) finals in Helsinki.

Katie Taylor Wins Gold

November 24, 2006
Congratulating Katie on her remarkable victory, Olympic Council President Pat Hickey said that she had brought great honour to Ireland and to the sport of boxing.
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