CARL Frampton lived out his Windsor Park dream in front of 24,000 partisan fight fans on Saturday night as he ruthlessly dismantled Tazmania’s Luke Jackson before delivering a ninth round stoppage to retain his WBO interim title.
Randalstown’s Gerard Kinghan powered to a Superbike treble at the Ulster Superbike meeting at Bishopscourt over the weekend, but it was Alistair Kirk who came out on top in the Neil Robinson Memorial Trophy race.
It was a great weekend for local riders at the penultimate round of the Michelin MX Nationals British Championships at Canada Heights, with Jason Meara and Ryan Mawhinney both wrapping up their respective titles.
Graeme McDowell, Major Champion and Mastercard Global Ambassador, returned to Royal Portrush, to mark the going on sale of the first tickets to The 148th Open. The event will be held there from 14-21 July next year for the first time since 1951.