Reminder on permission to travel, and advisory on participation in unsanctioned tournaments

A reminder of the advisory on international travel issued by National Secretary, Antoinette Faye McClean, in December  to clubs, county boards and provincial units on the procedures around permission to travel abroad for competition:

“Any team traveling abroad must first email details requesting permission from their County Board. The County Board Secretary will then forward to their Provincial Council Secretary.  The Provincial Council will email the Office and myself.  Permissions will then be sent back to the Provincial Council Secretary to be sent on to the County Board and or club. read more

An Insight to High Performance Boxing Conference 2023

Ulster IABA is extending an invitation to affiliated members to attend a keynote conference on High Performance.

The event, on March 26th at the Devenish Complex, Belfast, is designed to give clubs an insight into the culture, trends and workings of High Performance boxing. Special guests from boxing’s past & present who will be on hand to give their take on boxing’s evolution through the years of the High Performance Unit. read more

2023 National Boy/Girl 1, 2 & 3 Championships

The 2023 National Boy/Girl 1, 2 and 3 Championships will take place at the home of Irish Boxing, the National Stadium, in mid-April.

Competition Arrangements

Venue: National Boxing Stadium, Dublin.

Dates: April 10th – April 16th.

Entries: An entry fee of €20 applies. Boxers will be pre-entered by their Units from the weights they won at in their Unit Championships. Deadline for entries received by Phillip Rooney and is 12pm on Monday 03rd April. read more

Team Ireland boxer named Boxer of the Tournament at Youth 5 Nations.

Team Ireland’s Ava Rose Henry Lyndon has been named Boxer of the Tournament, at the completion of a 5 Nations competition, hosted by the Federazione Pugilistica Italiana.

The competition involved Ireland, Italy, France, Ukraine and Hungary, and was held in Assissi.

Team Ireland recorded a total of 14 wins over three days – culminating today with 5-0 wins for 48kg Carleigh Irving and 57kg: Natalia Fasciszewska over Ukraine. 66kg Gabrielle Mongan was similarly decisive over a home boxer. 52kg Esther Lambe took on Italy’s Martina Vassallo and came out the wrong side of a split decision. read more

Team Ireland record 4 more wins at Youth 5 Nations.

Team Ireland have claimed another four wins at the 5 nation youth round robin.

It is being hosted by Federazione Pugilistica Italiana in Assissi, and includes the home nation, Ireland, France, Hungary and Ukraine.

48kg Carleigh Irving opened Team Ireland’s account on day two, with a 5-0 decision over Hungary. 50kg Katie O’Keeffe notched-up her second win of competition, as did 54kg Niamh Keogh – both boxers were the UD victors in their bouts. 60kg Ava Rose Henry Lyndon did likewise, against home boxer Luisa Acconcia . 66kg Gabrielle Mongan faced a testy bout against France while 70kg Nell McLaughlin made her debut in Assisi today, and faced Italian boxer, Giulia Molinaro. Gabrielle and Nell both came away with valuable rounds in the bank. It was rest day for Esther Lambe & Natalia Fasciszewska. read more