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Past articles by David:

James McClean sent supportive text message from FA over crowd abuse

James McClean has revealed that a significant figure from the Football Association sent him a text message eight days ago which encouraged him to report crowd abuse. → Read More

Carl Frampton reveals X-ray scan of injured hand in a bid to end conspiracy theories

Carl Frampton today reveals the X-ray scan of his injured hand to end any conspiracy theories about the cancellation of his big fight in Philadelphia. → Read More

Rory Best nearly quit Ireland captaincy over rape trial uproar

Ireland hooker Rory Best has opened up for the first time about how he almost quit as captain as a result of the public furore surrounding his appearance at the Belfast rape trial last → Read More

Carl Frampton's £2m TV bonanza for Warrington title fight

Carl Frampton is heading for one of the biggest pay-days of his career when he challenges IBF World featherweight champion Josh Warrington before the end of the year. → Read More

Frampton's tribute to mentor Billy McKee after a wonderful night at Windsor

From the moment he laid on a pair of gloves, Carl Frampton had a special relationship with Billy McKee - and on Saturday night at Windsor Park he was quick to dedicate his victory over → Read More

Game of Thrones warrior Tyrone McKenna lands leading role in boxing world

He could have used his natural warrior skills in Game of Thrones - but on Saturday night Tyrone McKenna will be in a real fight which could transform his career. → Read More

We're going back home with gold medals, promise Walsh siblings

Michaela and Aiden Walsh have their sights set on golden boxing glory at the Commonwealth Games. → Read More

Carl Frampton’s rival Nonito Donaire will have wife in his corner

Behind every boxer there is usually a woman struggling on fight night to watch from ringside how they earn a living - but that's not the case with Rachel Donaire, who even helps out in → Read More

Northern Ireland boxing's facing biggest change in a century

Boxing in Northern Ireland is on course for the biggest shake-up in 100 years. Up to now the sport has been organised on an all-Ireland basis but the Northern Ireland Boxing Association → Read More

Burnett vows to unify titles and prove he’s world’s best

First defences are meant to come wrapped in a modicum of cotton wool but Ryan Burnett has welcomed his encapsulated with barbed wire. On October 21 at Belfast's SSE Arena, IBF World ban → Read More

Carl Frampton fight off due to hotel shower fall injuries to Gutierrez

Carl Frampton was in a state of shock last night after his big homecoming clash had to be cancelled due to Andres Gutierrez sustaining horrible injuries after a fall in his hotel shower → Read More

Shell-shocked Carl Frampton heaps praise on 'amazing fans' and family as freak fall scuppers Gutierrez fight

Carl Frampton is in a state of shock after his big homecoming clash had to be cancelled due to Andres Gutierrez being injured in a fall in his hotel shower. → Read More

Paddy Barnes: I'd love to see Conor McGregor knock out Floyd Mayweather

Double Olympic bronze medallist Paddy Barnes says he would love to see UFC star Conor McGregor cause a huge upset by defeating boxing legend Floyd Mayweather when they clash on August 2 → Read More

My Fiona got me back on track: British featherweight title challenger Marc McCullough

In the boxing world, sometimes it is those rarely seen on fight night who keep the flame burning, particularly when the road is not so smooth. → Read More

Michael Conlan heads Down Under as he seals slot on Pacquiao bill

Michael Conlan will have his third professional fight on the undercard of superstar Manny Pacquiao's WBO World welterweight title defence in Brisbane. → Read More

Conlan brothers in line for Belfast double header

Jamie Conlan is hoping that he can enjoy a blockbuster double header at the SSE Arena with brother Michael before the end of the year. → Read More

Paddy Barnes and Jamie Conlan have world vision

Paddy Barnes and Jamie Conlan have outlined their drive towards World title glory as they look ahead to next month's bill at the Waterfront Hall. → Read More

Risky business is just the way joker Paddy Barnes likes it as he steps up a level

Paddy Barnes brightens up any press conference with his snap, crackle and pop wit but even he had to get serious when talking about a major step up in class on June 17 at the Waterfront → Read More

Rodney Ah You is called in front of panel after red card against Dragons

Ulster prop Rodney Ah You will face a Disciplinary Panel hearing tomorrow in Edinburgh after receiving a red card in last Friday's game at the Dragons. → Read More

Michael Conlan v Tim Ibarra: Belfast fighter to become 'global star'

It has been some time since a professional debut created so much interest and Michael Conlan is adamant he will deliver a "real show" in the early hours of tomorrow morning at → Read More