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Re: Belfast boxers
« Reply #2280 on: May 11, 2019, 10:48:48 AM »
Does anyone know when  Barney Burns died

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Re: Belfast boxers
« Reply #2282 on: May 12, 2019, 12:32:27 AM »

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Re: Belfast boxers
« Reply #2283 on: May 12, 2019, 10:26:36 PM »
WHAT ABOUT, STICKIN OUT.
I came  across things about BELFAST and there was a mural on a wall somewhere in Ardoyne There was a mention of a boxer Barney Burns.  I left Belfast 1966 but knew Barney.   I read Barney had died and what a shock.   Does anyone know when he died such a lovely guy

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Re: Belfast boxers
« Reply #2284 on: May 13, 2019, 01:58:31 AM »
Anyone familiar with Belfast man, Willie Wilton who boxed all weights ?  ::)
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« Reply #2285 on: June 28, 2019, 10:41:10 AM »
Harry rea was my dad's mate here in Warrington England I knew him well he more or less brought me up he was known as madog ha ha my dad was out with him every day for 25 years rip

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« Reply #2286 on: June 28, 2019, 10:43:29 AM »
ack God Love him RIP he was always lovely  :-* *
Harry was my dads best mate here in England my dad was out everyday with him for 25 years he was always around in my childhood he was great he was known as madog

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Re: Belfast boxers
« Reply #2287 on: July 02, 2019, 11:11:55 AM »
Harry was my dads best mate here in England my dad was out everyday with him for 25 years he was always around in my childhood he was great he was known as madog
I remember him in Belfast he lived at the markets he was doing some boxing then.

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Re: Belfast boxers
« Reply #2288 on: July 04, 2019, 10:34:59 PM »

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Re: Belfast boxers
« Reply #2289 on: July 05, 2019, 06:54:04 PM »



Looks like a young Freddie Gilroy second row second left.
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Re: Belfast boxers
« Reply #2290 on: July 05, 2019, 07:18:49 PM »
Buster Brown.... middle row extreme left

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Re: Belfast boxers
« Reply #2291 on: July 05, 2019, 07:23:33 PM »
The Bosco always throws up a difference of opinion.  original Bosco was at corner of Corporation St & Henry St. 🥊🥊🥊🥊

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Re: Belfast boxers
« Reply #2292 on: July 06, 2019, 08:24:20 AM »
The Bosco always throws up a difference of opinion.  original Bosco was at corner of Corporation St & Henry St. 🥊🥊🥊🥊
YES WHEN I BOXED FOR THEM IT WAS AT THE BACK OF ST PATRICKS CHAPEL IN A OLD MILL IN YORK LANE  O0

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Re: Belfast boxers
« Reply #2293 on: July 06, 2019, 08:34:38 AM »

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Re: Belfast boxers
« Reply #2294 on: September 04, 2019, 08:59:06 AM »

A piece on The Fighting Turks: Ballyclare's legendary boxing brothers:

https://www.loveballyclare.com/history/the-fighting-turks-ballyclare-s-legendary-boxing-brothers

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