NATIONAL SENIOR Q/FINALS RESULTS

Please scroll down for tonight’s results from the National Senior (formerly Intermediate) Championships at Dublin’s National Stadium.

Boxing resumes in the morning at 11am.

Weigh-ins – 8am to 9am at the National Stadium.

National Senior Championships National Stadium Dublin

November 24th read more

ELITE SCHOOLBOY TRAINING

Elite Schoolboys Squad Training for last season’s Boy 1 and Boy 2 Champions takes place this Sunday, November 26th at 11am in the High Performance Gym at the National Boxing Stadium. Boxers should arrive at 10:45am for the initial weigh-in.

Two sessions will take place on the day with the second session ending at approximately 3:30pm.

All boxers are asked to have full training gear with them. This includes good quality 16oz sparring gloves, bag gloves, groin guard, headguard, skipping rope, wraps and gumshield, water for two sessions and a change of clothes would be desirable also. The clubs with boxers in these age groups are asked to confirm, or otherwise, their attendance by contacting the Schoolboys Coordinator Paddy Gallagher at paddythegaa59@gmail.com or 087-6286269.

PHELAN SETTLES FOR BRONZE AT WORLD YOUTHS

Katelynn Phelan had to settle for bronze at the World Women’s Youths in Guwahati,India today after bowing out at the last-four stage to Ekaterina Dynnik.

The Kildare light-welter was beaten on a unanimous decision after a close 64kg encounter.

Phelan had a solid first – one sweet uppercut being the pick of her punches –  against her aggressive opponent and was on top in the opening exchanges, a series of combinations finding the target, of a close second. read more

WORLD YOUTH SEMI- FINALS INDIA

Irish World Youth squad

Irish boxing is gearing up for another key weekend in top international competition.

Katelynn Phelan and Caitlin Fryers are between the ropes in the semi-finals of the World Women’s Youth Championships in Guwahati,India.

Phelan, a 2015 European Junior bronze medallist, is first up Friday and will be aiming to upgrade her guaranteed bronze to at least silver versus Ekaterina Dynnik. read more