Profile, Barney Eastwood: published December 15, 1991
Saved by the bell
The snipers were waiting in the long grass for Barney Eastwood last week, and their ammunition was the name of Barry McGuigan. Had Steve Collins lost his middleweight contest with American Danny Morgan at the National Stadium last Wednesday evening, the memory of McGuigan’s defeat at the fists of Steve Cruz in Las Vegas five years ago would have come flooding back to the minds of the Irish sporting public.
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