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Kurt Walker: I can pull off Olympic shock that would change my life and live up to Ireland’s boxing legacy

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Kurt Walker

Kurt Walker

Kurt Walker

Kurt Walker has no doubt the time has come for Irish boxing to enter a new glorious period — five years on from the golden generation leaving the stage in Rio.

Between 2006 and 2016, Ireland rode the wave of unprecedented glory with amateur greats such as Paddy Barnes, Michael Conlan, Kenny Egan, John Joe Joyce, Katie Taylor and Darren Sutherland leading the way. It came to a crashing halt in Rio when Ireland returned without a single medal despite sending, on paper, the strongest team to have left these shores.


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