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Conlan intends to sign off for the year in style

IT’S back to where it all began as a professional for Michael Conlan as the LA-based, West Belfast man returns to Madison Square Garden’s Theatre on Saturday night to take on Argentina’s Luis Fernando Molina over six rounds on the undercard of the Vasyl Lomachenko v Guillermo Rigondeaux blockbuster (live on BoxNation). The recently-turned 26 […]

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McLean challenges Donnelly for top role

TWO years after sweeping to power, the Saffron Vision movement will face a real test of their leadership at Monday night’s Antrim GAA convention with both chairman Collie Donnelly and vice-chair Terry Reilly being challenged for their respective positions. In 2015, Saffron Vision candidates took six of the eight positions they contested in what was […]

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On the ready for the Basketball Hall of Fame Belfast Classic

A HOST of leading American college basketball teams will descend on Belfast for the two-day Basketball Hall of Fame Classic which takes places at the SSE Arena next weekend. The Sport Changes Life Foundation is hosting the event in conjunction with the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and the Metro Athletic Conference (MAAC) with […]

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The all-new Sean Graham Racing Club make dream start at Punchestown

The Sean Graham Racing Club made its debut at Punchestown on Sunday and what a day it turned out. The band of merry local punters enjoyed a fabulous day out and you could hear the cheer in West Belfast when TopoftheRa won the second race at 4/1. Faugheen was the star attraction on the day and boy, […]

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West Belfast rivals clash under lights for U21 title

Antrim U21 Football Championship Final Rossa v Lámh Dhearg (Friday, 7.30pm, The Dub) ROSSA coach Kieran Grego said that the Shaws Road side won’t take anything for granted ahead of the U21 final against Lámh Dhearg on Friday night at The Dub. Last year’s runners up had 12 points to spare over St Brigid’s in […]

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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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