Amateur hour: Is Irish amateur boxing disintegrating?

Five years ago, Irish boxing was the toast of the London Olympics. Now it’s mired in a welter of rows over money as disillusioned fighters lose faith in those who run the sport

10th September, 2017

We’d been here before. Oh yes, we’d been here before.

It was only last April that the impressive Bernard Dunne was appointed to the keystone position of High Performance Director of the Irish Amateur Boxing Association, a role that hadn’t been properly filled in close to a decade. Despite that, his aspirations were big, as some might have expected, given his status as a former world champion:

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