Friday, November 24, 2017

Lucy Payne takes us behind the scenes at Muaythai Angels

The second round of Muaythai Angels took place last weekend, and Lucy Payne was flying the flag for  Great Britain.

Monday, November 20, 2017

Talking Karate and Olympic dreams with Shauna Mullaney

The Teenge Ninja Turtles have a lot to answer for, not least 14 years of Shauna Mullaney’s life dedicated to karate. Coming 11th in the Junior Worlds, she’s now set her sights on Tokyo2020.

Monday, November 13, 2017

Fighting Crohn's Disease and winning at kickboxing with Caradh O' Donovan

Working with Caradh for the Irish Mail on Sunday and Tom Honan 
Most people with a chronic illness like Crohn's Disease would be happy to get through the day, but for Caradh O' Donovan the day is not complete without intensive training sessions and medal dreaming. 

Friday, November 10, 2017

You can't be it unless you see it; Katie Taylor and women's boxing in Ireland

Katie Taylor Champion of the World!  Photo: Katie Taylor Instagram
I was listening to Sonia O' Sullivan on the radio today; she was laughing about meeting Katie Taylor. Laughing because she found it surprising Taylor was excited to meet her when Sonia felt it should be the other way around.