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Andy Lee hoping to get career back on track with win tonight

Andy Lee hoping to get career back on track with win tonight

| March 18, 2017

Limerick’s former middleweight boxing champion, Andy Lee, returns to the ring after a 15 month layoff tonight. The 32 year-old fights American, Keandrae Leatherwood, on the under-card of the highly anticipated Gennady Golovkin v Danny Jacobs world middleweight championship clash at the mecca of boxing, Madison Square Garden in New York city. Lee has kept himself fit […]

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Boxing – Limerick fighters prepare for Worlds

Boxing – Limerick fighters prepare for Worlds

| November 17, 2016

TWO YOUNG Limerick boxers are currently in Moscow finishing up preparations before they box in the World Youth championships starting in St Petersburg at the end of this week. Patrick O’Donovan (right) and Kevin Sheehy (left) will wear the Irish vest in the competition that has attracted  more than 400 boxers from 70 countries, O’Donovan, […]

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Boxing – Andy Lee Eyes Jacobs or Golovkin Title Return Fight

Boxing – Andy Lee Eyes Jacobs or Golovkin Title Return Fight

| September 11, 2016

Irish middleweight fighter Andy Lee, (34W-3L-1D, 24KOs) is eager to return to the ring following some time off after his WBO world title majority decision loss to Billy Joe Saunders on December 19, 2015. Lee an experienced world class operator is a formidable opponent for any of the top middleweight fighters such as Danny Jacobs, […]

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Boxing – Limerick’s St Francis Club to double in size

Boxing – Limerick’s St Francis Club to double in size

| July 25, 2016

Former World Champion Andy Lee has said his old boxing club St. Francis will turn out more national and potentially even world champions following an investment by the Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Government through Limerick City and County Council that will double the size of the club. Andy Lee, one of Limerick’s greatest […]

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Boxing – Edward Donovan European Boxing Champion Homecoming

Boxing – Edward Donovan European Boxing Champion Homecoming

| June 30, 2016

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Boxing – Andy Lee looks forward to weekend title bout

Boxing – Andy Lee looks forward to weekend title bout

| December 15, 2015

ANDY LEE will finally get to defend his WBO World title this Saturday night against Billy Joe Saunders. The bout, which was originally pencilled in for Thomond Park, will take place at the Manchester Arena at around 10pm, live on Box Nation TV. Lee (34 W- 2L 1 D, 24KOs), is primed and ready to […]

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Podcast – Sporting Limerick Podcast 2015 review

Podcast – Sporting Limerick Podcast 2015 review

| December 3, 2015

THIS week’s podcast from Sporting Limerick, reviews the highs and lows from 2015. Enjoy

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Boxing – Andy Lee fight cancelled in Limerick. Moved to Manchester

Boxing – Andy Lee fight cancelled in Limerick. Moved to Manchester

| August 12, 2015

ANDY LEE’S WBO World title fight with Billy Joe Saunders, scheduled for September 19 at Thomond Park, has been cancelled. The fight will now take place in Manchester on October 10. The fight has to be pushed out from the original date as World Champion Lee has been diagnosed with a virus. Lee’s promoter Lou […]

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Boxing – Limerick’s Donovan qualifies for World Championships

Boxing – Limerick’s Donovan qualifies for World Championships

| July 20, 2015

LIMERICK’S Paddy Donovan (15) will fight at the 2015 AIBA World Boxing championships in St Petersburg Russia this September having won the  Open Senior Cadet Championships at Dublin’s National Stadium last weekend. The Our Lady of Lourdes St Saviours man claimed a unanimous decision over Galway prospect Gabriel Dossan in the last final of the […]

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Boxing – The Showdown at Thomond Park

Boxing – The Showdown at Thomond Park

| July 14, 2015

ON SATURDAY September 19, reigning WBO Middleweight Champion and Limerick native, Andy Lee, will defend his World title against undefeated Billy Joe Saunders. This unique outdoor global boxing event will take place at Thomond Park the home of Munster Rugby, live and exclusive on Box Nation in the UK and Ireland. “Hosting this event is […]

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