Homecoming fight in Goffs remains the dream for the ‘Lilywhite Lightning’

‘LILYWHITE Lightning’ Eric Donovan is too long in the sport of boxing to look past his next opponent but at the same time, he knows the possibilities that a win over Stephen McAfee in the National Stadium might bring. The...

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Donovan ready to sparkle under the bright lights

AT 33 years of age and after a lifetime of fighting in the ring behind him, Eric Donovan thought he had given all he could to the sport of boxing but the thoughts of being crowned Irish champion at ‘Clash...

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Donovan living the dream as the Lilywhite Lightning bandwagon rolls on to Waterford

FOR Eric Donovan, the ultimate dream is still to become a European champion but on Saturday night he will fulfil...

Friday, 16/02/18 - 1:23pm Read More


ON Saturday, in the National Stadium in Dublin, Eric Donovan will fight Dai Davies for the BUI Celtic Featherweight title in his fifth...

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Donovan set for first pro title fight

UNBEATEN Athy-pro boxer Eric ‘the Lilywhite Lightning’ Donovan is stepping up to title level for the first time when he...

Friday, 04/08/17 - 6:16pm Read More

‘Lilywhite Lightning’ Donovan ready for professional bow

THERE are many boxers who would gladly settle for the kind of amateur career that Eric Donovan enjoyed. Five senior...

Saturday, 25/06/16 - 1:09pm Read More

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