5 Team Ireland boxers contest for podium places at the Women’s European Championships today.

5 Team Ireland boxers contest their Women’s European Championship quarter finals today, and vie for podium places.

48kg Shannon Sweeney is back in action, boxing against Slovakia’s Nicole Durikova in bout 2 of the afternoon session. Flyweight Carly McNaul meets Italy’s Olena Savchuk in her QF in bout 8 of the same session. 57kg Micheala Walsh contests against Romania’s Claudia Nechita in bout 10.

In the evening session, 63kg Amy Broadhurst boxes Serbia’s Milena Matovic in bout 3. That will be followed in bout 10 by Christina Desmond’s quarter final bout against Sweden’s Hanna Ingrid Malena Hede.

Day Five programme:

Watch the afternoon session here:

Watch the evening session here:

In all, 9 Team Ireland boxers have won through to the quarter finals. Olympian, 75kg Aoife O’Rourke will meet Turkey’s Busra Isildar in her Quarter Final on Wednesday’s evening session. Reigning lightweight Olympic champion, Kellie Harrington is also back in the ring on Wednesday, as are welterweight, Kaci Rock, against Germany and 50kg Caitlin Fryers.

Team Ireland Squad

48kg: Shannon Sweeney, St. Anne’s, Mayo

50kg: Caitlin Fryers, Immaculata BC, Belfast

52kg: Carly McNaul, Ormeau Road BC, Belfast

54kg: Niamh Fay, Phoenix of Ballyboughal BC, Dublin

57kg: Michaela Walsh, Emerald BC, Belfast

60kg: Kellie Harrington, St. Mary’s BC, Dublin

63kg: Amy Broadhurst, St. Bronagh’s ABC, Newry

66kg: Kaci Rock, Enniskerry BC, Wicklow

70kg: Christina Desmond, Dungarvan BC/Garda BC

75kg: Aoife O’Rourke, Olympic BC, Galway


Zauri Antia

John Conlan

Dmitrij Dmitruk

Eoin Pluck


Rob Tuomey.

Drawsheets for Team Ireland are here

Day One results are here

Day Two results are here

Day Three results are here

Session 6 results:

Session 7 results:

Competition Schedule: