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Tuam breeder hoping for further Cheltenham success

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A 70-year-old GP from Tuam will notice his own heart rate rise significantly at around 3.30pm next Tuesday afternoon. Dr John Waldron has a very special connection to the Champion Hurdle antepost favourite Faugheen, as he bred the seven-year-old gelding.

Cheltenham tips aplenty at Galway preview night

A huge crowd turned out at The Salthill Hotel on Monday night for the annual Cheltenham preview in association with John Mulholland’s bookmakers and Barney Curley’s charity Direct Aid for Africa.

Hurlers look to keep up winning start

It has been a far from ideal pre-season for the Mayo senior hurling team with manager Christy Philips resigning just before Christmas. But last weekend they got 2015 off to a winning start in the new Connacht Senior Hurling League when they saw off the challenge of Leitrim by 2-13 to 0-5 in Ballinamore. The Mayo management team of JP Coen, Derek Walsh, Tommy Feeney, and John Waldron fielded an experimental side but will have been pleased with what they saw from their side in their first outing, with only a very small bit of training behind them so far.

Close contest at the top of the Winter Leagues

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Coyle looks to stay the champion tonight

Tonight in the Royal Theatre, Castlebar, Henry ‘The Western Warrior’ Coyle will put his World Boxing Foundation light middleweight title on the line for the first time. The Geesala native won the title last August with a technical knock out over Italian Elio Cotena in the same venue, and this evening he will be squaring up against 34-year-old Argentinean hit man Marcelo Alejandro Rodriguez with the title on the line.

Boxing Coyle to lay it all on the line tonight in WBF title fight

Geesala’s Henry ‘The Western Warrior’ Coyle will enter the square circle tonight with his eyes firmly on glory when he takes on Elio Cotena for the WBF Light Middleweight World Title in the Royal Theatre Castlebar. Coyle, who has been based in Chicago since he turned professional, is coming back to Mayo looking to finish off tonight as a World Champion when he finishes his bout with the 30-year-old from Naples in the county town. Coyle has a record of 15 wins and two losses since he turned professional, winning 12 of those fights by knock-out in the light middleweight rank.

Coyle comes home for Royal Rumble in Castlebar

County Mayo's Henry “The Western Warrior” Coyle returns home when he challenges for the WBF Light Middleweight title against Italy's Elio Cotena at the Royal Theatre, Castlebar, on Friday August 12.

Mayo men on supporting card for Breaffy House fight night

There will be a big Mayo interest on Saturday night in Breaffy House Resort when the ring bell tolls and the pugilists are called to the centre of the ring to get the action under way. Three Mayo men are on the undercard of the night’s boxing which has been tagged as “Young Guns”.

Francis Barrett brings professional boxing to Galway with Leisureland event

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Professional boxing makes a welcome return to Galway on Saturday week at Leisurelandand tickets are selling fast for the event organised by Olympic hero Francis Barrett.


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