Chris Boyne wins

Congratulations to Chris Boyne, who won in Wicklow last night (Saturday, 24 July). Chris, who trains from time to time at the Black Panther gym in Brookfield, took a unanimous decision over Michael John Devlin in their 81kg category top-of-the-bill bout on the Wicklow Fight Night card. Chris stuck to his game plan and got […]

Norman praises confident Chris

Chris Boyne returns to the ring tonight (Saturday, 24 July) with some encouraging words from Black Panther chief instructor Norman Kelly to spur him on. Chris, 35, takes on Michael John Devlin in an 81kg contest as part of the Wicklow Fight Night bill, and Norman told “It is easy to see how much […]

Diet’s going well

Niamh Greene, Black Panther’s weight-loss program co-ordinator, says things are going “really well” right now with the diet Philip Kavanagh devised. Initially, Niamh found it difficult to drum up some support for the diet but all that has changed now, with more and more people coming on board with each passing week. Niamh, who’s also […]

Chris is ready to rumble!

Chris Boyne is confident his return to the ring will be a winning one tomorrow night (Saturday, 24 July). And he is ever so grateful for the extra help he has received from Black Panther chief instructor Norman Kelly, in addition to the training he has received at his own club, Wild Geese Martial Arts, […]

Norman salutes super Hoops

Black Panther chief instructor Norman Kelly has praised Shamrock Rovers after the Tallaght-based Hoops secured a glamour tie against Italian giants Juventus in UEFA’s Europa League on Thursday (22 July). Rovers beat Israeli team Bnei Yehuda 1-0 in Tel Aviv to advance to the third qualifying round of the competition on a 2-1 aggregate victory. […]

Philip’s a star

Philip Kavanagh from Westpark Fitness is a real sucker for punishment – that’s for sure! We told you last week that Philip (pictured below on the right) is taking part in this year’s world-famous Gaelforce West event on Saturday, 21 August with all monies he raises being donated to the Black Panther club. Nice one […]

Another record day!

The kids’ pictures went down a real treat with you at the weekend – that’s for sure. No sooner had chief photographer Niamh Greene taken the photos of our junior fighters than the website went into overdrive. So much so that a late rush of activity on Friday night (16 July) ended with a […]

Tommo returns!

Thomas Bateman was back calling the shots at the Black Panther gym in Brookfield last night (Monday, 19 July). As the senior instructor, Tommo (pictured below on the extreme right) takes the adult classes on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, but work commitments had kept him away recently – until last night when he got back […]

Kids’ snaps added to fighters’ page

All nine photos taken of the Black Panther juniors at training on Friday (16 July) have now been added to the fighters’ gallery in addition to the stories that were loaded on to the ‘news’ section yesterday (Saturday, 17 July). So, if you go to the fighters’ gallery, you will be able to see the […]

New kids on the block (4)!

Finally, at last we’ve got around to adding the final two photos of the nine in total that were taken by our chief photographer Niamh Greene at training in Tallaght last night (Friday, 16 July). Phew, Niamh, where did you find the time?! The last two of our nine younger Black Panther fighters – last, […]