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Tweets of the Week: June 26th

We take a look back at the top tweets of the past week in Irish boxing.

There were rumours circulating about the withdrawal of Nate Diaz from his rematch with Conor McGregor, and a certain Dublin heavyweight was ready to step up to the plate.


Paddy Barnes knows the real reason behind Rory McIlroy’s Olympic withdrawal.


Spike O’Sullivan had his own take on Eric Cantona’s bizzare segment for Eurosport.


Tyrone McKenna’s take on the potential political future of the UK and USA.


Carl Frampton celebrates Turkey sending Northern Ireland through to the Last 16 at Euro 2016.


Tommy McCarthy defends himself against a McKenna Low Blow.


Spike looks for a bit of time off from training following Ireland’s dramatic win over Italy.


Eamonn Magee announces his arrival to Twitter in a very Eamonn Magee way.


Luke Wilton and co trick a poor border control officer.

Joe O'Neill

Reporting on Irish boxing the past five years. Work has appeared on irish-boxing.com, Boxing News, the42.ie, and local and national media. Provide live ringside updates, occasional interviews, and special features on the future of Irish boxing. email: joneill6@tcd.ie