Rebecca’s confidence grows

Rebecca Dillon finished her preparations for the WAKO World Cup in Rimini from June 4-6 with victory at the Green Isle hotel and said: “My confidence is improving all the time.” Rebecca moved up from 52kg to 56kg but took it in her stride as she ran out a comfortable winner against Maria Vittorii in the Ireland versus Italy ‘Magnificent Seven’ […]

Richard ready for Italian job

Richard Kiely can’t wait for the WAKO World Cup in Rimini from June 4-6. Richard, 27, is on a real roll right now. His victory over Alan Coffey of Global Kickboxing Club, Ballybrack at the Green Isle hotel on Sunday (23 May) was his fourth win in a row, and his second over Alan this year. […]

Rebecca and Richard win again

Rebecca Dillon and Richard Kiely both won again at the Ireland versus Italy fight night at the Green Isle hotel in Dublin on Sunday (24 May). Rebecca beat Italian Maria Vittorii, while Richard got the better of Alan Coffey of Global Kickboxing Club, Ballybrack – both fighters winning on unanimous verdicts. Rebecca, who moved up […]

Norman’s really pleased

Black Panther chief instructor Norman Kelly is really pleased with the progress Rebecca Dillon and Richard Kiely are making as they continue their preparations for Sunday’s Ireland v Italy international contest at the Green Isle Hotel. Rebecca and Richard were busy sparring at the Black Panther’s gym in Brookfield, Tallaght tonight (Wednesday, 19 May) and […]

‘Search the archives’ button

We have added a new ‘search the archives’ button, which is situated at the bottom left-hand-corner of the ‘news page’, as we continue to add to and improve the site. The ‘news page’ displays a maximum of 10 headlines at any given time – once a new story is uploaded, the oldest story on the […]

Richard Kiely wins in Shannon

Richard Kiely won again in Shannon tonight  (Saturday, 15 May). Fighting at the Oakwood Arms hotel in Shannon at an event hosted by Shannon Kickboxing Club, Richard beat Tom Sullivan on a unanimous points’ decision in the 86kg contest. Sullivan, an MMA fighter from the Mike Allen Gym in Tralee, proved a tough nut to […]

Irish Open website

The Irish Open website has been updated and is well worth a look. Results and pictures from this year’s event have been added, plus details of next year’s schedule at the CityWest Conference Centre in Dublin, which will run from 4-6 March 2011. And it’s planned to add lots more pictures over this weekend. If […]

Richard back in action on Saturday

Richard Kiely, fresh from his win in a light-contact contest in Norway last weekend, is back in action this Saturday (15 May) when he takes part in a tournament run by Shannon Kickboxing in County Clare. As usual, it’s an 86kg contest for Richard, and the venue is the Oakwood Arms hotel in Shannon, starting […]

Richard/Rebecca win in Norway

Rebecca Dillon and Richard Kiely both won in Norway tonight (Saturday, 8 May). Rebecca beat Julia Jakko of Sverige Kickboxingklubb (Sweden) in a 52kg contest on a unanimous verdict. Rebecca, fresh from her impressive victory over Camilla Johansen at the Green Isle Hotel in Dublin last Sunday (2 May), had too much for her opponent […]

Think Local 2010 initiative

We’ve been asked to bring a new local initiative to your attention, and to appeal to you to pledge your support to it. While we would never dream of telling you what to do, we, as a club deeply embedded in the local community in Tallaght, believe it makes perfect sense. What’s good for the […]