IRELAND HEAD TO MADRID FOR EURO WOMEN’S ELITES

Team Ireland are on their way to Madrid for the 2019 European Women’s Elite Championships.

An AIBA ranking tournament, the 12th edition of the tournament begins Saturday.

Ceire Smith, Amy Broadhurst, Christina Desmond and Aoife O’Rourke line out for Ireland in Spain.

Irish boxing is lying in eight position in the all-time medals table with 6 gold and 4 bronze since the inaugural European Women’s Elite Championships in France in 2001. read more

VOLUNTEERS IN IRISH SPORT AWARDS

As you are aware, the Volunteer in Sport Awards are back for 2019!

We are delighted to be able to reinstate the awards with the support of EBS this year and recognise the hard work of the hundreds of thousands of volunteers that keep sport and physical activity running in Ireland. The nominations are coming in fast and our esteemed judging panel will be announced in the coming weeks. read more

NATIONAL ELITE CHAMPIONSHIPS NOTICE

The National Men’s and Women’s Elite Championships will be run for a second time this year to facilitate Ireland’s boxers going into the European qualifiers for Tokyo 2020.

Dominic O’Rourke, President of the IABA, today confirmed that the second (2019) edition of the Championships is pencilled in for five days inclusive between Monday, November 18 and Friday, November 22 at the National Stadium in Dublin. read more