Kieran Molloy gets Ireland’s campaign at the Eindhoven Box Cup underway against Belgium in Eindhoven, Netherlands today.
The Galway welter meets Ruben Veciuna of the Ligaploeg club in the 69kg quarter-final
Tipperary super-heavy Dean Gardiner has received a bye into Sunday’s finals versus Chezerate Nihell of the British Army.
James McGiven,Michael Nevin and Kiril Afanasev are in action in the semi-finals tomorrow.
Afanasev faces Ken Oghungbowa in a Dublin versus Athlone derby.
Okungbowa is part of an Irish Athletic Third (Level) Boxing Association squad in Eindhoven.
Meantime, Christina Desmond and Tiegan Russell are representing the Fr Horgan’s BC from Cork in the Netherlands.
Boxing begins at 2pm and 6pm today.
69kg Kieran Molloy (Ireland) v Ruben Veciuna (Belgium)
60kg James McGivern (Ireland) v Adem Kartal (Baden-Wurttembreg)
75kg Michael Nevin (Ireland) v Vladislav Jaskul (Messa Sport)
91kg Kirill Afanasev (Ireland) v Ken Ogungbowa (IATBA)
91kg+ Dean Gardiner (Ireland) v Chezerate Nihell (British Army)
60kg James McGivern (St Georges)
69kg Kieran Molloy (Oughterard)
75kg Michael Nevin (Portlaoise)
91kg Kirill Afanasev (Smithfield)
91kg+ Dean Gardiner (Clonmel)
Coaches: Dmitry Dmitruk & Eoin Pluck
Physio: Sé Caffrey