Two more Team Ireland booked their places in the quarter finals of the European U22 Championships today.
Lightweight Paul Loonam recorded a unanimous decision win over Hungary’s Ruben Romai in a dominating performance in Porec, Croatia.
Bantamweight Dylan Eagleson put in an assured performance against Armenia’s Erik Tokhyan and came away with a unanimous decision
Both men contest their respective Quarter Finals on Saturday.
Not to be for Featherweight Jake (Taylor) McMahon, who came out the wrong side of a unanimous decision in his contest with Tahir Taha Akkoyun.
Day Six is a bumper day for Team Ireland, with 8 boxers in action. 57kg Zara Breslin and 54kg Niamh Fay return to the ring today in their Quarter Finals, having won their opening bouts on Wednesday, against Hungary and Ukraine, respectively. Light flyweight Caitlin Fryers, also victorious in her preliminary, meets Finaland’s Pihla Kaivo-Oja.
Making their tournament debuts are: flyweight, Daina Moorehouse – she faces Nikolina Cacic of Croatia i; light welterweight, Eve Woods, contests against Italy’s Miriam Tommasone; welterweight Kaci Rock meets Ukraine’s Maryna Stokio, light middleweight Lisa O’Rourke meets Melissa Gemini of Italy, and middleweight Aoibhe Carabine boxes Hungary’s Regina Lakos.
Day 6 Programme
The tournament is being broadcast on the EUBC YouTube channel
Day 6, Ring A:
Day 6, Ring B:
The Team Ireland squad is comprised of 18 boxers – 9 men and 9 women, and includes reigning 2022 IABA U22 Champions.
48kg Nicole Clyde
50kg Caitlin Fryers
52kg Daina Moorehouse
54kg Niamh Fay
57kg Zara Breslin
63kg Eve Woods
66kg Kaci Rock
70kg Lisa O’Rourke
75kg Aoibhe Carabine
48kg Padraig Downey
51kg Clepson De Santos
54kg Dylan Eagleson
57kg Jake Mc Mahon
60kg Paul Loonam
63kg Shamie Mc Donagh
67kg Barry O Connor
71kg Darragh Gilroy
92kg Jack Marley
The competition schedule and draw sheets for every Irish boxer are available here
Day One session results are here
Day Two session results are here
Day Three session results are here
Day Four session results are here
Day Five, Session 10, Ring A
Day Five, session 9, Ring A
Day Five, Session 8, Ring B
Day Five, Session 9, Ring B