Brendan Irvine

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Annalise Murphy has lost her direct international carding scheme funding of €40,000 and will now be dunded through the Irish Sailing Association  . Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

A year and a half before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Rio Olympic silver-medal winning sailor  Annalise Murphy has lost her direct funding from Sport(...)

Joe Ward recorded a 5-0 unanimous decision victory over Iago Kiziria on Monday night. Photograph: Inpho

Joe Ward is the last Irishman standing at the World Championships after the Westmeath southpaw emerged victorious on an otherwise disappointing day fo(...)

Joe Ward: will represent Ireland at next month’s World Elite Championships in Hamburg. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Three-time European light-heavyweight champion Joe Ward has admitted that a vacant space on his mantelpiece helped convince him to remain in the amate(...)

Joe Ward: chalked up a third European Championship gold medal by defating the Russian champion in the final in the Ukraine. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Fast becoming the most decorated athlete in Irish sport, Moate’s Joe Ward skilfully bought boxing back to the ring at the European Championships in Kh(...)

Joseph Ward won his third European title on Saturday. Photograph: Getty Images

Joe Ward helped maintain Ireland’s proud tradition of a top five finish in the medals table at the last five European Championships in Kharkiv, Ukrain(...)

RIO 2016 Olympian Joe Ward is on course for his third European title in the Kharkiv, Ukraine, but Antrim’s Brendan Irvine and Kurt Walker had to settl(...)

Sean McComb: edged a split decision over Russia’s World Elite light-welter champion Vitaly Dunaystev at the European Championships in Kharkiv, Ukraine yesterday. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Irish light-welter Sean McComb is putting his trust in Irish head coach Zaur Antia after sensationally doing the double over Russia’s World Elite ligh(...)

Sean McComb: “It was a tough and tricky fight having boxed each other just a few months ago, but I listened to Zaur in the corner. He had a plan and it worked very well.”

Irish light-welter Sean McComb is putting his trust in Irish head coach Zaur Antia after sensationally doing the double over Russia’s World Elite ligh(...)

Michael Conlan in action against Aram Avagyan of Armenia. Photo: Peter Cziborra/Reuters

Michael Conlan’s father and coach John, a Dubliner who moved to Belfast in the 1980s, spoke candidly for the first time of his disappointment and the (...)

Men’s flyweight 52kg round of 32 - Brendan Irvine versus Shakhobidin Zoirov. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ireland’s Brendan Irvine learned a harsh lesson in Olympic boxing when lost on a unanimous decision to Uzbek Shakhabidin Zoirov at the Riocentre Compl(...)

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