ScoreBoardMemories.com Ireland.. Irish Home of All Ireland Hall Of Fame Online Gallery Jem Roche of Wexford: Irish Heavyweight Boxer Fought For World Title In Dublin  A G.A.A. athlete and a contender for the World Boxing Heavyweight crown, Jem Roche, a Wexfordman, took on a challenge of convenience for American World Heavyweight Champion, Tommy Burns. In an era when American boxers came to England in the early 20th century after a lengthy and tiresome sea journey, they endeavoured to earn the best possible…
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