Meet The Team

Joe O’Neill


Reporting on Irish boxing the past five years. Work has appeared on, Boxing News,, and local and national media. Provide live ringside updates, occasional interviews, and special features on the future of Irish boxing.

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Derek McKenna


Co-founder of Junior Sports Media who has been covering boxing since 2013.

Has extensive experience in sports writing, sub-editing and online journalism.

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Jonny Stapleton contributor for 15 years and editor for the past decade. Have been covering boxing for over 16 years and writing about sport for a living for 19 years.

Former Assistant Sports editor for the Gazette News Paper Group and former Tallaght Voice Sports Editor. Have had work published in publications around the world when working as a freelance journalist.

Also co-founder of Junior Sports Media and Leinster Rugby PRO of the Year winner.

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Amy Hakim

Staff Writer

Amy is a staff writer at Irish-Boxing since August 2019. Who just converted from an IT analyst to a writer. One part writer,  one part geek, two parts foodie.

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