Fergal Carruth is bloodied but unbowed

IABA chief executive Carruth discusses Billy Walsh, Michael O’Reilly and whether Irish boxing can find its way back to being ‘a new Cuba’

25th March, 2018
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Failure is way more interesting than success. No one sets out to lose, to fall, to flounder, and it’s a thought that made Fergal Carruth’s recent offer of an interview so appealing.

Last year, I began looking into the apparent demise of Irish amateur boxing, just five years on from an Olympics where we performed like a new Cuba. What had caused this downturn? Looking for answers, I called the leading...

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