Life was no Cruz: How Mayo trio came to boxing icon’s rescue

The remarkable tale of Nicolás Cruz Hernandez has been told in an RTÉ Radio Documentary on One, with the influence of some giants of Mayo boxing forming an important part of the story. Still Fighting, which aired on RTÉ Radio...

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Ardnaree boxing club celebrates 70th year in existence

Ardnaree BC members in 1958
By Majella Loftus When Mr Paddy Cowley, secretary of the Sarsfields GAA club, accommodated a meeting of up to 40 youthful boxing enthusiasts from the Ardnaree side of Ballina some 70 years ago, little could he have imagined the seed he had sewn in North Mayo. It did not...

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Geesala Boxing Club hosts IABA national convention

Boxing gloves hanging on ring
Geesala has the honour of hosting the national convention of the Irish Athletic Boxing Association on the weekend of October...

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