PICTURES FROM EUROPEAN U/22 CHAMPIONSHIPS

Keylan Cassidy with Irish coaches Zaur Antia and Pat McDonagh after today's win

Keylan Cassidy with Irish coaches Zaur Antia and Pat McDonagh after today’s win

Please scroll down for pictures from today’s European U/22 Championships in Romania.

Keylan Cassidy got Ireland off to a winning start with an impressive victory over Armenia.

(Pictures courtesy of Tibor Kincses of AIBA)

Day 2 program and Day 1 results

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Boxing2017 – EUBC European Confederation U22 Boxing Championships Session2 Results read more

DRAW FROM ANAPA RUSSIA

Irish team and staff

Irish team and staff

World Youth bronze medallist Gabriel Dossen and Jason Harty open Ireland’s campaign at the Pavlyukov Youth Memorial in Anapa, Russia tomorrow.

The Galway and Limerick pair are in action in the last 16 versus Russia and Kazakhstan.

Monaghan’s Aaron McKenna is in Thursday, along with Limerick and Cork World Junior silver medallists Paddy Donovan and Eamer Coughlan, who is one win away from bronze at the prestigious tournament known as the mini-World Championships. read more

IRELAND OFF TO A WINNING START AT EURO U/22s

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Waterford’s Keylan Cassidy, pictured, got Ireland off to a winning start at the European U/22 Championships in Braila, Romania this evening.

The Munster middleweight impressively beat Armenia’s Armen Minasyan on a 5-0 unanimous decision to book his ticket into the last 16.

At least four Irish boxers will now be in action on St Patrick’s Day at the 2nd edition of the Championships. read more

LEINSTER SQUAD TO COMPETE IN LATVIA

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The Leinster Development Squad (LDS) are travelling to Jelgava, Latvia on Thursday for a multi-nations tournament.

The tournament takes place over three days, the 17th,18th and 19th March.

This is the twentieth trip undertaken by the LDS in the last four years and most of the tournaments are now annual events for the squad. The boxers travelling with the team are, David Kinsella St Ants/Pats, Michael Tony O’Reilly Athy, Martin O’Connor Enniscorthy BA, Patrick Cullen Ballagh,Airijus Vitali as St Davids Naas, Coach Edgar Vitlipas, and squad leader Mick Darby. read more

EUROPEAN U/22 DRAW

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Waterford middleweight Keylan Cassidy is the only Irish boxer in action at the European U/22 Championships in Braila, Romania today.

The Irish champion meets Armenia’s Armen Minasyan for a place in the last 16 in the evening session which begins at 5pm (Irish time). Romania is two hours ahead of Ireland. read more