Monday, November 12, 2018

Jodie Fagan's muaythai journey continues

Only 18 years of age, Jodie Fagan has clocked up almost 30 fights already thanks to the growing junior muaythai scene in Ireland. Now she’s preparing for her next challenge – an Australian opponent next month on the Evolution 2 show in Dublin.

Monday, November 5, 2018

Film review: Katie Taylor opens up on her boxing journey

Photo: Katie Taylor
Sports documentaries can be a mixed bag. You don’t know how honest the person is going to be. You don’t know if this is just another promo. But when the doco is about Katie Taylor you just go. And get ready to watch her dismantling one sexist piece of discrimination against women in boxing after another.

Monday, October 22, 2018

20x20 vision for Irish women in sport #20x20

So research has discovered less than 20% of sports media is given over to women's sports - I do think any woman involved in sport could have told them that without the cost of the study. But the proof has shoved a group of Irish sports organisations and sports media into creating a new campaign with the aim of hitting that 20%.