9 Team Ireland boxers in QF action at Eindhoven Box Cup

9 Team Ireland boxers are in action on the opening day of the Eindhoven Box Cup, hosted by the Dutch Boxing Federation.

Over 20 countries are contesting the tournament, which culminates on Monday.

57kg Donagh Keary opens Ireland’s account against Germany in Ring A’s afternoon session, followed by 60kg Rhys Owens against Hungary. In Ring B this afternoon, 51kg Clepson dos Santos meets Sweden – and so, too, does 57kg Dylan Eagleson. 50kg: Caitlyn Fryers takes on PRT in the same ring and session, which will be followed by the meeting of 54kg: Rachel Lawless and DNK. In Ring A’s evening session, 75kg Gavin Rafferty boxes Belgium, and in Ring B, 63.5kg Shamie (James) McDonagh take on Ukraine. 67kg Gareth Dowling meets DNK.


The tournament is being live-streaded on the Eindhoven Box Cup Facebook page

Ring A, quarter finals – here

Ring B, quarter finals – here

Ring A, semi finals – here

Ring B, semi finals – here

Team Ireland

51kg: Clepson dos Santos, Holy Trinity BC

57kg: Donagh Keary, Rathfriland ABC

57kg: Dylan Eagleson, St. Paul’s, Antrim

60kg: Rhys Owens, Erne BC

63.5kg: Shamie (James) McDonagh
Gareth Dowling, Dublin Docklands BC
 Gavin Rafferty, Dublin Docklands BC
 James Whelan, Dublin Docklands BC
: Kian Hedderman, OLOL

92kg: David Nevin, Holy Family, Drogheda

92+kg: Martin McDonagh, Crumlin Boxing Club

50kg: Caitlyn Fryers, Immaculata ABC

50kg: Chantelle Robinson, Saviour’s Crystal BC

54kg: Niamh Fay, Phoenix of Ballyboughal BC

54kg: Rachel Lawless, Portlaoise BC/Defence Forces

57kg: Robin Kelly, Ballynacargy

66kg: Kaci Rock, Enniskerry Boxing Club

75kg: Bethany Doocey, Castlebar

Head Coach: Eoin Pluck

Coach: Igor Khmil

Coach Philip Keogh

Coach Amanda Spence

R&J Philip Hollowed

R&J Gary McGillion