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  • Rio Ferdinand sets sights on boxing title

    19 September 2017 07:55

    Former England captain Rio Ferdinand has confirmed he will attempt to become a professional boxer with the ultimate aim of challenging for a title belt. The 38-year-old, who retired from football in May 2015, is taking part in a 'Defender to Contender' project and will be training with former WBC super-middleweight champion Richie Woodhall. A press release

  • Rio Ferdinand confirms move into professional boxing

    19 September 2017 07:33

    Former Man United defender’s training camp will be filmed for a documentary Rio Ferdinand will attempt to become a professional boxer at the age of 38 after taking up the sport to stay fit in retirement from football and to channel his grief after the death of his wife. It is understood Ferdinand’s training will be filmed for a TV documentary series

  • Rio Ferdinand set to start professional boxing career

    19 September 2017 07:09

    The Daily Telegraph says the 38-year-old, who retired from football in May 2015, is making a "major news announcement" on Tuesday where he will outline his intention to take to the ring. Ferdinand, who played for West Ham, Leeds, Manchester United and QPR in a 19-year career, currently works as a pundit with BT Sport and the BBC. His love of boxing is apparent

  • Dublin fears for McCaffrey as former Footballer of the Year in danger of missing start of four in-a-row bid

    19 September 2017 06:18

    As O'Gara and Boyle tussled for possession just before half-time, Boyle fell to the ground and O'Gara's hand came into clear contact with Boyle's eye. When TV footage was slowed it looked like a potential infraction for the Dublin player but it is not as clearcut as the incident which earned his colleague Philly McMahon a one-match ban after the 2015 All-Ireland

  • Equal footing gives Ireland platform for success

    19 September 2017 01:33

    It might be stretching it to assume that belatedly receiving recompense for time off work and wearing a tracksuit of their own will propel Ireland to the 2019 World Cup finals, but victory over Northern Ireland tonight would be at least a very satisfactory start. Ireland, in Colin Bell's first competitive match at the helm, must beat their neighbours

  • 'We want to be known as a really great team'

    18 September 2017 23:05

    It’s no accident that Dublin win these tight games by a point, insists McCarthy "We always go for it, win or lose at the end. We always say we are going to cut loose first. I hate the feeling, it's happened me over the years, coming off the pitch when you think you should have done that or you should have done this, it's a horrible feeling. "Our biggest

  • Cian Healy 'asked to leave team flight' in South Africa

    18 September 2017 18:26

    Leinster prop Cian Healy had to take a separate flight from his teammates to Cape Town yesterday after he was told to leave the plane. According to Leinster, the incident happened after a “misunderstanding around the use of a laptop”. “Leinster Rugby can confirm that Cian Healy was asked to leave yesterday afternoon's flight from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town,” a team statement

  • Leinster’s Cian Healy asked to leave flight as Leinster’s mini-tour hits another snag

    18 September 2017 17:16

    The 29-year-old was reviewing Saturday’s game against the Southern Kings on his laptop after the passengers were told to stop using electronic equipment. To the surprise of the player, his fellow squad members and passengers a member of the South African Express cabin crew asked that the plane be turned around and the player was asked to leave when it returned

  • Record TV figures watched Dean Rock kick Dublin to glory

    18 September 2017 16:03

    RTÉ reveal Sunday’s final was most watched show on Irish television so far in 2017 Along with the 82,300 attendees watching from Croke Park, over 1.3 million people watched Dean Rock’s All-Ireland winning free from their TVs on Sunday afternoon. That was the peak viewing figure for Dublin’s 1-17 to 1-16 final victory over Mayo, which was the most watched

  • Colm Keys: Even these Mayo players have a limit to what can be endured

    18 September 2017 15:31

    Rochford reflects on how cruel sport can be as Mayo deliver their best final effort yet The timing couldn't have been worse, resonating like a shot through the hearts of every Mayo man, woman and child in the place. At the end of a championship campaign that had already stretched 740 minutes, with at least another 70 to 80 added minutes thrown in on top of that, they needed