Lauren Hogan

Lauren Hogan.


Lauren Hogan and Grainne Walsh will be in action at the European Women’s Elite Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria today.


The Irish light-fly and welter are out in the 3rd and 11th bouts on today’s program at the Sport Hall in the Bulgarian capital versus Russia and Serbia.


Boxing begins at 1pm (Irish time).


World Elite silver medallist Kellie Harrington will be keeping an eye on this afternoon’s clash between Aleksandra Ordina (Russia) and Lina Skoghgen (Sweden). The winner will face the Dubliner on Friday.


Elsewhere today, the nine-strong Irish team go into the hat for the draw for the AIBA World Youths Championships in St Petersburg, Russia.


All today’s results and draws will be published here on



European Women’s Championships Sofia, Bulgaria

(Last 16 bouts unless stated)

November 15th

54kg Dervla Duffy (Ireland) lost to Lacramiora Perijoc (Romania) 0-3

November 16th

48kg Lauren Hogan (Ireland) v Ekaterina Pinigiana (Russia)

69kg Grainne Walsh (Ireland) v Marija Petovic (Serbia)

November 17th

60kg Shauna O’Keeffe (Ireland) v Aneta Rygielska (Poland)

November 18th

57kg Moira McElliggot (Ireland) v Sara Beram (Croatia)

64kg Kellie Harrington (Ireland) v Aleksandra Ordina (Russia) or Lina Skoghgen (Sweden)

November 20th


75kg Christina Desmond (Ireland) v Oksana Trofimova (Russia)

Irish Squad

48kg Lauren Hogan (St.Brigids Edenderry)

54kg Dervla Duffy (Mulhuddart)

57kg Moira McElliggot (St Michael’s Athy)

60kg Shauna O’Keeffe (Clonmel)

64kg Kellie Harrington (Glasnevin)

69kg Grainne Walsh (Sparticus)

75kg Christina Desmond (Fr Horgans)

Team manager: Noreen Glendening

Physio: Caoimhe Gilmore

Coaches: Zaur Antia, Eddie Bolger, Dmitri Dimitruc

R&J: Sadie Duffy