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Paul pondering future following Örebro’s U19 Swedish Cup success

FORMER Irish League star Paul Munster says he is currently mulling over his future as coach at Örebro SK just days after guiding the club to their maiden U19 Swedish Cup success. The ex-Linfield and Cliftonville player has spent the last year managing the club’s U19 and U21 side having played for the club back […]

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Options aplenty for Burnett following unification success: Hearn

EDDIE Hearn has said there are numerous options now for Ryan Burnett following his impressive victory over Zhanat Zhakiyanov last Saturday night. The Matchroom promoter was thrilled with how his fighter unified the IBF and WBA bantamweight titles considering he has just moved up to world level and now looks the dominant force in the […]

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St Paul’s to host prestigious Golden Gloves tournament this weekend

ST Paul’s will host the 30th running of the Fonacab Golden Gloves GAA Handball tournament this weekend. The nationwide ranking tournament is run by St Paul’s with the support of Rossa GAC, Gort na Móna GAC and Coláiste Feirste. Without their courts Belfast could not host such tournaments. The Golden Gloves 40×20 GAA handball tournament […]

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Burnett and Zhakiyanov ready for Titanic battle

WE have a fight. Ryan Burnett and Zhanat Zhakiyanov weighed in under the limit of 118lbs at the Titanic Hotel at lunchtime ahead of their world bantamweight unification clash at the SSE Arena tomorrow night. IBF champion, Burnett scaled 117.6lbs, three ounces heavier than WBA holder, Zhakiyanov in front of a large crowd as they […]

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Tray-ned ‘Assassin’ Tennyson can thrive on the big stage once more

THE SSE Arena is where any local boxer wants to perform and James Tennyson is expecting to dazzle the crowd at the Waterfront venue against Darren Traynor on Saturday night. ‘The Assassin’ got a taste for the big stage last time out when he stopped Ryan Doyle in the sixth round of a thrilling contest […]

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‘Hylo’ ready to Rock in potential all-Irish thriller

WHILE Ryan Burnett and Zhanat Zhakiyanov’s bantamweight unification tops the bill at the SSE Arena on Saturday, the fight of the night could well be the all-Irish clash for the IBF European lightweight title between Paul Hyland Jnr and Stephen Ormond. This is an intriguing match-up between the up-and-comer in Hyland against Dubliner, Ormond who […]

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