Wednesday January 29, 2020

When David beats Goliath

As Billy Walsh heads to the US, the tale of how he transformed the Irish team from a joke into a championship force is a lesson from which SMEs can learn

30th August, 2015
Billy Walsh’s regime was so tough he lost half his squad in his first year as coach. Picture: INPHO

This week Irish boxing lost Billy Walsh, the key man in the success of the Irish boxing team over the past ten years. The story of Irish boxing is something akin to David and Goliath. It’s such a brilliant tale, and in the context of the economic recovery, it is a salutary lesson for every small business. So let’s tell the story.

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