Team Ireland will have their eight and final training session in Dublin this Saturday ahead of the start of the 23rd Brandenburg Youth Cup in Germany early next week.


The tournament begins on July 3 in Frankfurt/Oder on the German/Polish border.


Saturday’s training session begins at 11am at the Crumlin BC.


Sean Crowley has been called up to the Irish panel which leaves for Germany next Tuesday.


“The Brandenburg Cup is one of the toughest tournaments at this level, all the top nations will be there,” said Irish coach Phil Sutcliffe. “We are bringing a very talented young team to Germany and hopefully we can bring home a few medals.”


Click here for previous editions of the Brandenburg Youth Cup.




Brandenburg Youth Cup Frankfurt/Oder Germany July 3/8

Irish squad

49kg Adam Hession (Monivea)
52kg Owen McDonagh (Leeside Lough)
56kg John Paul Hale (Star)
60kg David Oliver Joyce (Ballymun)
64kg Pearce O’Leary (Dublin Docklands)
69kg Christian Preston (Dublin Docklands)
75kg Sean Crowley (Arklow)
81kg Jack Lawlor (Thurles)
91kg Ownie McDonagh (St Annes)

Team Manager: Gerry O’Mahony (Dungarvan)
Coaches: Phil Sutcliffe (Crumlin) & Stephen Friel (Illies GG)
R&J: P McEvoy (Avona)