Darren O’Neill: “That lad I’m fighting Friday night is very, very big for a heavyweight. He’s very muscular. I’ve a big task ahead of me.” Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

London 2012 Olympic captain Darren O’Neill hopes his gamble to move from middleweight to heavyweight will pay off tonight. The two-stone shift has n(...)

Olympic gold Mndallist Katie Taylor, with Marino College Dublin pupils Jessica Kirwan and Abuduhl Alsfadi at the launch of the Sky Sports Living for Sport initiative. Photograph: David Maher/Sportsfile

Olympic gold medallist and world champion Katie Taylor is planning to fight professionally this year for the first time in her career and is al(...)

Ireland’s Paddy Barnes (Red) in action against France’s Dylan Beccu in Cork. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

John Joe Nevin, Paddy Barnes and Michael Conlan fired Ireland into a 4-0 lead in the ten-bout Elite international against France in Cork on Friday (...)