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Huge crowds tune in to watch Henry Coyle fight live

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From Belmullet to Belfast and Edinburgh to Essex, thousands of viewers tuned in to Irish TV to watch world champion boxer and Geesala native Henry Coyle retain his WBF Light Middleweight World Title against the plucky Argentinian fighter Marcelo Rodriguez in a packed arena at the Royal Theatre in Castlebar on Friday night.

Westmeath show their Bród

Last week Bernard Dunne and the Bród clubbers took to the streets of Athlone encouraging people to use their cúpla focal. Former world boxing champion Bernard Dunne is heading up an ambitious nationwide campaign which aims to inspire 100,000 people to re-engage with the Irish language. On his travels around the country Bernard was joined by racing pundit Tracy Piggott, iRadio presenter Barbara Nic Dhonnacha, and eurovision star Donna McCaul. They also visited Ballinasloe as part of the campaign.

Once in a lifetime opportunity

Alan Kerins Projects is pleased to announce that a novel charity match will take place in Croke Park on Thursday October 27 at 3.30pm. The match will see the old rivalry ignited between Dublin and Galway in what promises to be a fun filled occasion. Some of Ireland’s greatest sporting heroes have signed up for the event and they include; Padraic Joyce, Bernard Dunne, Ray Houghton, Jason Sherlock, Katie Taylor, Darragh O Se, Pat Spillane, Mikey Sheehy, Seamus Moynihan, Hector, Gary Gillespie, Ken Doherty, Mick Galway and Tony Ward.

Coady is a class act all around

In 2004 as All Ireland weekend approached the Mayo senior football management discussed the option of getting in a guest speaker to have a chat with the footballers before we lined out against Kerry. Certain individuals were suggested. . . the usual suspects from the various codes of sport. In recent times lots of teams have used big stars/names as they seek to gain the edge on match day. The likes of Roy Keane, Bernard Dunne and Keith Wood have all being invited to provide words of wisdom and reassurance on the eve of big matches. We invariably hear about the wonderful job these guys did if, and only if, the team manages to go on and achieve victory.

Coyle to challenge for world title in Castlebar

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Henry 'The Western Warrior' Coyle will come home to Mayo next month to challenge for the WBF Light Middleweight championship in The Royal Theatre, Castlebar on Friday August 12. The Geesala native who has been based in Chicago since he turned professional will take on Italy's Elio Contena in The Royal Theatre as the main attraction on a card of great boxing on the night.

Over €6,000 in fines after Grange feud

Fourteen suspended sentences, €6,550 in fines, and €400 in charitable donations were the orders handed down by Judge Olann Kelleher arising out of the Grange feud incident of May 2008 which happened just weeks before the infamous Dalton Park riot.

Bail refused for cousin kidnappers - court hears

A number of men have had their cases sent forward to the Circuit Court after they were re-charged in the District Court this week (May 6) in relation to an incident where a man was imprisoned in his house for 14 hours and badly beaten.

High Court denies bail for five men

Five men have been denied bail in the High Court arising out of an incident where a man was assaulted and falsely imprisoned.

Award winning missionary priest to visit city

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A benefit evening to raise funds for the PREDA Foundation will take place at the Western Hotel, Prospect Hill tonight (Thursday) at 9pm.

Coyle opponent named for his hometown debut

Birmingham’s Delroy “Sweet D” Mitchell is promising an uncomfortable homecoming for Henry Coyle when the two clash in a light middleweight 10 rounder at the Breaffy House Resort, Castlebar, on the Hunky Dorys Fight Night on November 15. Coyle, the “Western Warrior” from Geesala in County Mayo, relocated to Chicago last year to launch his pro career having been Irish Senior Champion as an amateur. He returns to his native county on November 15 for his first professional fight on Irish soil as the chief support to Bernard Dunne who takes on world rated Mexican Eduardo Garcia.

 

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