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Conlan and Ancajas on weight ahead of world title showdown

JAMIE Conlan and IBF super-flyweight champion, Jerwin Ancajas weighed-in at the 115lb limit ahead of tomorrow’s SSE showdown for the Filipino’s world title. Conlan goes into the bout as a heavy underdog according to the bookmakers, but that means nothing to ‘The Mexican’ who believes he is ready to deliver a career-best performance against the […]

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‘Mexican Slayer’ Frampton predicts career-best performance

CARL Frampton has described himself as the ‘Mexican slayer’ and intends to overcome the challenge of yet another Aztec warrior at the SSE Arena tomorrow night when he takes on Horacio Garcia in his first fight since the defeat to Leo Santa Cruz back in January. Frampton has faced five previous Mexican opponents, defeating them […]

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Viable device discovered in South Belfast

POLICE and Army Technical Officers have recovered a viable device during a security alert in South Belfast last night. Police were called to the scene of a suspect device in the Lavinia Square off the Ormeau Road around 10.30pm. A police spokesperson said the device has been taken away for further examination. “The surrounding area […]

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Bill’s back home in new Principal role

ONLY eight per cent of children here are currently formally educated in an integrated environment – and the new Principal of a North Belfast school wants that to change. Bill Fletcher took over the reins at Cliftonville Integrated Primary School less than two weeks ago, bringing over 20 years of experience back to North Belfast, […]

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Barnes wants to Lep ahead to world level

PADDY Barnes is a man in a hurry and on Saturday, he enters the ring for just the fifth time as a professional when he will be aiming to add the WBO Inter-Continental flyweight title to his already-won, WBO European strap against Nicaragua’s Eliecer Quezada (21-6-3) at the SSE Arena. The North Belfast man had to shed […]

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Clonard invites Belfast to come along and join in their Advent evenings

A warm invitation has been extended to people throughout the city to celebrate the Advent season at Clonard. As part of the celebrations in the run-up to Christmas the West Belfast church will open its doors to welcome families and visitors to reflect on the Gospels for Advent using prayer, art, song and videos on […]

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