New kids on the block (3)!

It’s time for some more photos taken by our chief photographer Niamh Greene at training last night (Friday, 16 July). This time it’s the turn of Matthew Clarke and Evan Cheevers Dillon, the son of Evita Cheevers, to feature. So, who’s who I hear you ask! Well, Matthew Clarke is the lad on the left […]

New kids on the block (2)!

It’s the turn now of brothers Edward and Michael Reilly, as well as Aaron Byrne, three more of our younger members at the Black Panther club who had their pictures taken at training in Brookfield last night (Friday, 16 July). In the early hours of this morning we put up the first of the nine […]

New kids on the block (1)!

We have nine new photos of our Black Panther kids which will be loaded on to the site later today (Saturday, 17 July). So watch out for Aaron Byrne, Matthew Clarke, Evan Cheevers Dillon (Evita Cheevers’ son), sisters Courtney and Nikita Finnegan, Mark McSherry, James Posse Oliver, and brothers Edward and Michael Reilly. Thanks to […]

Chris Boyne aims high

Chris Boyne, who trains occasionally at the Black Panther gym in Tallaght, returns to the ring a week on Saturday (24 July). Chris, who is a member of the Wild Geese Martial Arts club run by Ronan MacSweeney, is up against Michael John Devlin as part of the Wicklow Fight Night bill. Chris, who’s 35 this year […]

Richie’s going for gold

Richie Kiely has expressed his “delight” at been selected to represent Ireland at WAKO’s European Championships in Greece in November. And, if he can stay injury free, he is convinced people will see the real Richie Kiely after a groin injury saw his chances go up in smoke at the WAKO World Cup in Rimini […]

Another record-breaking day!

It seems you just can’t get enough of and keep coming back in your droves for more and more. And all we can say is a huge thank you to each and every one of you. Our aim is to establish as the pre-eminent site for kickboxing in Ireland and make it your […]

Lindsey Doyle in Ireland team

Lindsey Doyle will represent Ireland at -56kg at the WAKO European Championships in Greece from November 22-28. Lindsey, from Global Kickboxing, Ballybrack, spars occasionally with Rebecca Dillon, who is the reigning Irish champion at that weight, at the Black Panther gym in Tallaght. Rebecca (pictured on the left with Lindsey) had hoped to compete at […]

Denis making good progress

Denis Mahon continues to make good progress after coming a cropper at his first sparring session last week (Monday, 5 July). Unfortunately for Denis, he fractured a rib and sustained lung-related damage also – but he assures us he is improving with every day. And provided he gets the go-ahead from Black Panther chief instructor […]

Great news for Richie Kiely

We’ve great news concerning Richie Kiely – Richie has been named on the Ireland team for the WAKO European Championships in Greece from November 22-28 later this year. Richie, 27, will be in the full-contact -86kg category, the same weight division he fought in at the WAKO World Cup in Rimini in June. It is […]

Sponsor Philip from Westpark Fitness

Philip Kavanagh from Westpark Fitness – I’m sure he needs no introduction at this stage – is taking part in this year’s world-famous Gaelforce West event on Saturday, 21 August. For those of you who aren’t familiar with Gaelforce West, it lays claim to being the largest one-day adventure race of its kind in the […]