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Dreams of Albion

David Hennessy talks to Brighton and Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton about the club’s preparations for the new term, making history with the Irish team at Euro ‘88 and why managing Republic of Ireland is not [...]

Andy Lee wants Katie Taylor for big fight undercard

By David Hennessy WBO Middleweight Champion of the World Andy Lee wants Katie Taylor, Ireland’s female world and Olympic champion, to appear on the undercard, when he defends his world title against Billy Joe Saunders at [...]

Legendary night for Kilkenny

  By David Hennessy Legends of hurling, including DJ Carey and John Power, will come to Hennessy’s in Kingsbury as guests of the Kilkenny Supporters Club London Branch on July 11. People will have the chance [...]

Dulwich take the crown

By Michael Donnelly Dulwich Harps 5-13 (28) St Kiernan’s 7-4 (25) Dulwich Harps’ Under 14 Gaelic football team were crowned champions of London on Saturday 4th July after defeating a strong St Kiernan’s team at the [...]

Shamrocks in Ireland

By David Hennessy GAA has grown in popularity in London’s Featherstone High School, among children with no Irish heritage. Teacher Brendan Doherty took a group from the school to Ireland last week where they visited Croke [...]

Fiona: Laura will pick herself up

  By David Hennessy The Irish team mate of Laura Bassett has told The Irish World how she is supporting her club team mate and that she is sure Bassett will bounce back from scoring the [...]

Fulham take second trophy

Kelly Catering Ladies Intermediate Football Championship Final Fulham Irish 2-8 – 1-7 Holloway Gaels By Ryan Fitzgerald-Nolan  Fulham hung on to clinch the Intermediate Football Championship title despite a late resurgence from Holloway Gaels in well matched [...]

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McCurtain’s stun Gaels

The Irish World Junior Football Championship final Thomas McCurtain’s 5-13 Tir Chonaill Gaels 5-4 By David Hennessy, at Irish TV Grounds, Ruislip Thomas McCurtain’s stunned Tir Chonaill Gaels with a first half score of 3-10 that [...]

New queens of London football

The Claddagh Ring London Senior Cup Fulham Irish 1-8 Parnells 1-5 By David Hennessy, at Irish TV Grounds, Ruislip Fulham Irish claimed an important victory in Ruislip in Sunday, beating Parnells, so dominant on the London Ladies scene [...]

McGregor to fight Mendes as Aldo pulls out

Conor McGregor will fight Chad Mendes at UFC 189 after featherweight champion Jose Aldo finally withdrew due to a rib injury. Mendes, a former two-time title contender, will challenge McGregor for the interim featherweight title on [...]

UFC: McGregor v Aldo WILL go ahead

The UFC confirmed that the Brazilian champion did not suffer a broken rib, but there is a replacement on standby just in case [...]

Conor McGregor’s Las Vegas bout could be delayed until October

His opponent Jose Aldo, the current UFC featherweight champion, has suffered a suspected fractured rib in training [...]

Katie Taylor progresses to first European Games semi-final

She faces Yana Alekseevna, of Azerbaijan, on Friday who will have home advantage, but the Bray boxer is guaranteed at least bronze [...]

Tributes pour in for Tipp legend Jimmy Doyle

Babs Keating recalled how he received 'probably the greatest ever compliment' from Cork hero Christy Ring [...]

Made in Chelsea

David Hennessy talks to Adrian Moyles about his time on the sidelines through injury, his return to the London team and time on the books of several soccer clubs, including Chelsea FC “It only makes you [...]

London pride

David Hennessy talks to Philip Butler, the London-born veteran of London’s Connacht final campaign season of 2013 about ambitions to reach that stage once again and wearing number three this year Philip Butler was just a [...]

Paul Coggins names London team to face Cavan

Paul Coggins has named his 15 to start against Cavan in tomorrow’s All-Ireland qualifier. The team is mostly unchanged for London’s Connacht quarter-final against Roscommon where London lost by seven points despite putting in a good [...]

Coggins waiting on Mulvey injury

By David Hennessy London manager Paul Coggins is hoping that London talisman Lorcan Mulvey will be fit for this Saturday’s qualifier against his native Cavan after sustaining a knock. Mulvey was man of the match in [...]

Ladies’ day

  Colm Smith, manager of the London ladies football team that get their championship challenge underway this Sunday, has spoken of the “awe” he feels for his dedicated squad and the great progress that has been [...]

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