Archive | February, 2016

Frampton takes unification glory in a forgettable fight on an unforgettable night

CARL Frampton created a piece of history on Saturday night when he became the first Irish boxer to unify world titles, writes David Mohan from the Manchester Arena. ‘The Jackal’ took a split decision victory over Scott Quigg to add the WBA super-bantamweight title to his IBF crown at a raucous Manchester Arena that was […]

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Police granted extra time to question murder suspect

Police have been granted extra time to question three men arrested in West Belfast in relation to the murder of Stephen Carson. The men aged 32, 37 and 39, were arrested on Friday evening on suspicion of murder. Police also said that a firearm had been recovered and had been sent for forensic tests. Mr […]

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Murdered man spoke of death threat against him

The man who was shot dead in South Belfast last night told the Andersonstown News last October that his life was under threat. 28-year-old Stephen Carson was shot in a house at Walmer Street in the Ormeau Road area at about 10.45pm on Thursday evening as the father of two was having a meal with […]

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Frampton and Quigg weigh-in under the limit ahead of super-bantamweight blockbuster

IT’S on. Carl Frampton and Scott Quigg both weighed in under the super-bantamweight limit of 122lbs today at a raucous Manchester Arena ahead of tomorrow night’s IBF and WBA unification clash. The North Belfast man was in buoyant mood and dispelled any fears that he was struggling to make weight, coming in as 121.6 lbs, […]

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Newington boxer’s mother can’t watch son’s biggest night

Baby faced assassin Ryan Burnett may be in for the biggest night of his career in Manchester this weekend but his mum Bernadette will be hiding behind her sofa in Newington. All eyes will be on Tigers Bay man Carl Frampton in his world tittle fight with Scott Quigg on Saturday night but Ryan Burnett […]

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Shocking CCTV images of shop worker attack

A BRUTAL robbery that left a young North Belfast shop worker in hospital has been captured on CCTV. The member of staff at the Wear to Work shop at the junction of Trinity Street and Clifton Street was thrown to the ground last Wednesday evening just before closing and held against his will while a […]

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