Billy Walsh Expected To Leave For The US Today

boxing oneFormer Irish boxing head coach Billy Walsh is due fly to the US today ahead of a move to take-up a role with USA Boxing. The Wexford man, who resigned as head coach of the Irish High Performance Boxing Unit, is due to attend the US Olympic Trials taking place this month in Tennessee ahead of taking-up an offer to take charge of the Women’s Boxing squad for Rio 2016. The Irish Amateur Boxing Association have yet to explain why they have refused to bow to pressure to give Walsh a new contract, which has forced him to quit Irish boxing. Former Irish Olympic silver medalist, Kenneth Egan has spoken to Walsh and says he still believes that the situation can be salvaged… [audio_player src=”http://media.radiokerry.ie/mediamanager/embed/audio/47378/medium/”]

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