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Conlan to get his long-overdue title shot on November mega-card

IT has been a series of ups and downs as a professional boxer for Jamie Conlan, but finally the West Belfast man has got the chance his thrilling career deserves with a crack at a world title. Filipino, Jerwin Ancajas (27-1-1) will put his IBF super-flyweight belt on the line against ‘The Mexican’ at the […]

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We’ll not underestimate St Pat’s says Sarsfield’s boss

Antrim Junior Football Championship final Sarsfield’s v St Patrick’s, Lisburn (Saturday, 3pm, Lámh Dhearg) SARSFIELD’S will bid to complete a rare Championship double this weekend when they take on St Pat’s, Lisburn in the Junior Football Championship decider at Lámh Dhearg on Saturday afternoon. Last Saturday, the Paddies won the Antrim Intermediate Hurling title with […]

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Conlan ready for Guzman test

THE Michael Conlan express rolls into Tucson, Arizona this Friday night (Saturday morning Irish time) as he looks to make it four wins from four against Kenny Guzman who has similar ambitions. The LA-based West Belfast man has enjoyed a trio of third-round stoppage wins to date since making his professional debut in Madison Square […]

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Belfast’s newest GAA club to be launched

A NEW juvenile GAA club for Irish speakers will be formally launched by Belfast Gaeilgeoirí this weekend. Laochra Loch Lao will be launched as part of the Thomas Ashe centenary weekend on Saturday at Coláiste Feirste and Laochra Loch Lao’s newly built, state-of-the-art sport facility at Beechmount, which includes a full championship sized GAA pitch. Juvenile […]

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John Higgins visits Lámh Dhearg ahead of Irish Open Championship

SNOOKER star, John Higgins was a guest at Lámh Dhearg clubrooms on Friday evening just weeks before the club’s 25 year celebration evening for the famous 1992 championship squads. Coincidently, Higgins made his professional snooker debut in 1992 and the Wishaw native, who has visited the Roddies on a few occasions, was delighted to return […]

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St Paul’s ABC opens its doors to heavyweight champion Fury

By David Mohan IT’S not every day a recent, undisputed heavyweight champion of the world visits West Belfast, but on Monday, Tyson Fury chose the newly-refurbished St Paul’s ABC behind Riverdale shops as the venue his first training session in quite some time. The 29 year-old won the WBA, IBF, WBO, IBO and Ring titles […]

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