The Irish Athletic Third Level Boxing Association (IATBA) Select and Italy battled each other down the  wire in the Royal County yesterday.

Italy won 5-4 on the day after a see-saw encounter amid a tremendous atmosphere at the Dunboyne Community Centre.


“It was great days boxing. Lots of Dunboyne boxers and then the international boxers,” said Paddy Gallagher of the IATBA.

Please see below and above images for results and pictures, courtesy of Paddy Gallagher.



Dunboye BC star Tiegan Farrelly with European bronze medallist Gabriele Crabargiu


IATBA President Paddy Gallagher presented with a gift from team leader Amad

Ahmet Eryilmaz (centre) with Alfred Oloabia and ref Mick Gill following his win in Ireland

Alessandro Santin takes the decision v Evan Fitzgerald

Kevin Loonam takes the decision v Gabriel Garcia in the Elite welter calss with ref Dermot McDermot in the middle

European champion Alessio Genovese wins against Conal Treanor after a close decision

Gavin Ryan has his hand raised in victory over European bronze medallist and Italian champion Genovese Crabargiu

Halit Eryilmaz was victorious after a classic Elite 56kg contest versus Adam Courtney