9 Team Ireland boxers in action at the opening day at STRANDJA

The first Team Ireland boxer between the ropes is Tokyo Olympics 71kg Bronze medallist, Aidan Walsh. He meets Germany in Bout 3 of Ring A’s afternoon session – in Bout 11, light middleweight Elite Champ Dean Walsh boxes an EUBC contestant.

54kg Elite and European U22 champion, Niamh Fay, opens proceedings in Ring B’s afternoon session, against Uzbekistan. In bout 7, 54kg Elite silver medallist Jennifer Lehane takes on Germany.

In the evening session in Ring A, Commonwealth Games silver medallist, 50kg Carly McNaul, contests against France – that will be followed by the meeting of 50kg European silver medallist, Caitlin Fryers and Algeria. 66kg Elite champion Grainne Walsh takes on Poland in Bout 9, while in Bout 14, World, European and Commonwealth Games champ and contesting at 66kg, Amy Broadhurst faces India.

In the evening session in Ring B, 57kg Elite silver medallist, Kelsey Leonard boxes against USA.

Day One programme:


Ring A:

Ring B

Team Ireland


51kg Sean Mari, Monkstown, Dublin/Defence Forces

54kg Dylan Eagleson, St. Paul’s, Antrim

57kg Adam Hession, Monivea BC

57kg Jude Gallagher, Two Castles ABC

Dean Clancy, Sean McDermott BC

71kg Aidan Walsh, Emerald BC

71kg Dean Walsh, St. Joseph’s/St Ibar’s BC

80kg Kelyn Cassidy, Saviours Crystal BC

92kg Jack Marley, Monkstown, Dublin


50kg Carly McNaul, Ormeau Road BC

50kg Caitlin Fryers, Immaculata BC

54kg Niamh Fay, Phoenix of Ballyboughal BC

54kg Jennifer Lehane, DCU BC

57kg Kelsey Leonard, Unit 3, Naas, BC

63kg Kellie Harrington, St. Mary’s, Dublin

66kg Grainne Walsh, Spartacus BC

66kg Amy Broadhurst, St. Bronagh’s BC

70kg Christina Desmond, Dungarvan BC/Garda

75kg Aoibhe Carabine, Geesala BC

Team Lead: Zauri Antia

Head Coach: John Conlan


Eoin Pluck

Noel Burke

Lynne McEnery

Physio: Rob Tuomey

R&J: Paul McMahon

Draws are available here