9 Team Ireland boxers win through to World Youth Championships Quarter Finals.

9 Team Ireland boxers will now contest World Youth Championship Quarter finals, following the completion of action on Day Six in La Nucia.

Heavyweight, David McDonagh took on Uzbekistan’s Aynazar Kenesbaev in bout 11 of Ring A’s morning session; he leaves the competition following a 5-0 decision in favour of his opponent. In Ring B, featherweight Rebecca Kavanagh openned proceedings against Japan’s Aki Yamazaki, and progresses by way of a second round RSC win.

In Ring B’s afternoon session, flyweight Esther Lambe met India’s Satyajit Devika Ghorpade in bout 5; that bout ended in a round three RSC which favoured the India boxer, while in bout 7, welterweight Gabrielle Mongan boxed Venuzuela’s Juliannys Nazare Alvarez Franco, and leaves the competition following 4-1 split decision in favour of her opponent

In Ring A’s evening session, featherweight Roy Farrelly was back in action for this third contest, against Uzbekistan’s Bakhtiyor Asadov and his interest in the tournament ends following a 3-2 decision in favour of his opponent. In bout 5, clubmate, lightweight Lee McEvoy took on Cuba’s Pol Liexter Cantero – he came out the right side of the split, and wins forward.

Quarter Finals – Day One

There are two days of Quarter Finals at the tournament, the first of which will be boxed on Monday. 6 Team Ireland boxers will vie for podium places.

Bantamweight Gavin Ryan opens proceedings, taking on Uzbekistan in bout 10 of Ring B’s afternoon session. That will be followed by the bout 11 meeting of Team Co-Captain Jim Donovan and Iraq’s Naeem Hussein Hussein Yousif. In bout 12, cruiserweight Nathan Ojo contests against Egypt’s Ibra Naeim Mohamed Hamza Tamin.

In the evening session, Team Co-Captain, light heavy Dearbhla Tinnelly makes her tournament debut against Romania’s Maria Gheorghita Cimpoeru in bout 5. Middleweight TJ King takes on Belgium’s Hadit Noa in Bout 10.

Light middle Laura Moran meets home boxer, Daniela Irina Llorente Golai, in bout 3 in ring B.


19A & 19B

Session 20A and 20B


Session 19A, 20A, and 21A; session 21 will be boxed on Tuesday.

Session 19B, 20B and 21B; session 21 will be boxed on Tuesday.

Quarter Finals – Day Two

The programmes for the second day of Quarter Finals have been released this evening – bouts will be streamed at the above links. Another 3 Team Ireland boxers will contest for medals.

Lightweight Lee McEvoy is back in action, for his fourth bout of the tournament. He meets Carlos Jamil De Leon Castro of Puerto Rico in bout 7 of Ring A’s afternoon session.

Featherweight, Rebecca Kavanagh, takes on England’s Emily Whitworth in bout 5 of Ring B’s afternoon session.

In the evening, session, Cliona D’arcy makes her tournament debut against Lithuania’sAglinskaite Kamile in bout 5 of Ring A’s evening session.


21A & 21B

Session 22A and 22B

Team Ireland Squad


48kg Thady Patsy Joyce, Olympic L, Westmeath

51kg Jack Harkin, Oakleaf BC, Derry

54kg Gavin Ryan, Ratoath BC, Meath

57kg Roy Farrelly, Avona BC, Dublin

60kg Lee McEvoy, Avona BC, Dublin

63.5kg Conor McCrory, Townland ABC.

67kg James Donovan, OLOL, Limerick

71kg Bobbi Flood, Cabra BC, Dublin

75kg TJ King, Phoenix of Ballyboughal, Dublin

80kg Ryan Murphy, Neilstown, Dublin

86kg Nathan Ojo, Esker, Dublin

92kg David McDonagh, Olympic BC, Galway

92+ Bernard Cawley, St. David’s BC, Naas


48kg Georgia McGovern, Setanta L, Kildare

50kg Caoimhe Kinsella, St Anthony’s/Pats, Wexford

52kg Esther Lambe, Setanta L, Kildare

54kg Shakira Donoghue, Templemore, Tipperary

57kg Rebecca Kavanagh, Mulhuddart,

60kg Yasmin Meredith, Corinthians BC, Dublin

63kg Rebecca Collins, Baldoyle, Dublin

66kg Gabrielle Mongan, Whitechurch, Dublin

70kg Laura Moran, St Anne’s, Mayo

81kg Dearbhla Tinnelly, Clann Naofa, Louth

81+kg Cliona D’Arcy, Tobar Pheadair, Galway

Team Manager: Francis Keeling

Team Manager: Bernadette Lannon

Coach: Lynne McEnery

Coach: Michael Mongan

Coach: Liam Cunningham

Draw sheets are available here

Day One results are available here

Day Two results are available here

Day Three results are available here

Day Four results are available here

Day Five results are available here

Session 16A results

Session 16B results

Session 17A results

Session 17B results

Session 18A results

Session 18B results