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Intermediate hopefuls St Enda’s seeking to overthrow Armoy

Antrim Intermediate Hurling Championship preliminary round St Enda’s v Glen Rovers (Sunday, 3pm, Randalstown) LAST year’s beaten finalists, St Enda’s, begin their quest to go one better when they take on Glen Rovers, Armoy in the Intermediate Hurling Championship preliminary round tie at Randalstown. The Glengormley side enjoyed a memorable run in the 2016 Championship […]

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Defending champions Davitt’s deny Aggies

Antrim Junior B Hurling Championship semi-final Michael Davitt’s 1-13 St Agnes’ 2-8 MICHAEL Davitt’s booked their place in the Junior B Hurling final with a hard-fought two-point win over West Belfast rivals St Agnes’ at McDonnell/Doherty Park last night. A thunderstorm prior to throw-in led to difficult playing conditions, but both teams were fully committed […]

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‘Pat Man’ ready to take his chance on the big stage

HE had to remain tight-lipped for weeks, but Paddy Gallagher is planning to make some noise against Ricardo Silva this Saturday at the SSE Arena on Saturday when the pair battle it out for the IBO Continental welterweight title. Gallagher was aware for a number of weeks he would be boxing on Saturday’s Carl Frampton […]

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McGuigan confident ‘The Jackal’ can make a big statement

SHANE McGuigan expects Carl Frampton to score his first stoppage win in two and a half years when he takes on Andres Gutierrez on Saturday night. Frampton is without a win inside the distance since the last time he fought at the SSE Arena, a fifth round win over Chris Avalos in February 2015 and […]

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Reinvigorated Cummings eyeing further progress

THE controversial loss to Ronny Mittag last November was a “blessing in disguise” according to Conrad Cummings who makes the first defence of his WBO European middleweight title against Robert Swierzbinski (18-6-2) at the SSE Arena on Saturday. Back in November at Wembley Arena, Cummings was somehow denied on a split decision with the IBF […]

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McCrory aiming for similar story back at the SSE Arena

THE opportunity to box at the SSE Arena is one all local fighters want to avail of, but Padraig McCrory has been a little spoiled as he begins his professional career and he is certainly not complaining. The St James’ man made his bow in the paid ranks on the undercard of Ryan Burnett’s world […]

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