Eamonn Andrews

1922 - 1987

Eamonn first broadcast on Radio Eireann as a boxing commentator at the age of sixteen. Having won the 1944 Irish Middleweight Boxing Championship in 1950, he joined the BBC Light Programme as presenter of Sports Report.

Although he hosted a number of popular shows on television, his work as a reporter, especially of boxing and rugby, helped to define sports broadcasting for a generation.


Eamonn Andrews – Cassius Clay comment

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