Walsh's name in ring for top boxing jobs after Olympic success

Billy Walsh, the high-performance director of Irish boxing, is to consider his future in Ireland after receiving lucrative offers to work with rival European boxing bodies.

11th August, 2012
Billy Walsh has received a number of lucrative offers from rival European boxing bodies. Photo: Sportsfile

Billy Walsh, the high-performance director of Irish boxing, is to consider his future in Ireland after receiving a number of lucrative offers to work with rival European boxing bodies.

Walsh, who is credited with leading Ireland to an four boxing medals at the London Olympics, received the offers over recent months, but deferred any decision until Ireland had finished its involvement in the games. Confirming the offers, Walsh's father, Liam, said that the Wexford-based coach...

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