FINAL TRAINING SESSION BEFORE JUNIOR CADETS

The final squad training session before the Junior Cadet Championships will take place this Sunday, May 28th at the National Stadium from 11am – 3:30pm.

All boxers who are last season’s Boy 1 and Boy 2 Champions plus Cadet Champions at those ages and all our current Boy 2 and Boy 3 Champions are asked to attend.

Boxers are asked to attend with full boxing gear and water for two sessions.

EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS PROVISIONAL SCHEDULE

Rio 2016 Olympians Brendan Irvine and Steven Donnelly, pictured, could be the first Irish boxers in action at next month’s European Elite Championships in Kharkiv, Ukraine.

The June 16th provisional schedule includes flyweight and welterweight bouts at the only qualifier for the World Elite Championships in Hamburg, Germany in August/September.

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EUROPEAN ELITE CHAMPIONSHIPS

Sean McComb (blue) in action

The top eight boxers in each of the ten weights at the European Elite Men’s Championships in Kharkiv, Ukraine next month qualify for the World Elite Championships in Hamburg, Germany in August/September.

However, it is understood that if a German boxer reaches the last-eight in Kharkiv that a top 9 finish – theoretically, the athlete who lost to the eventual gold medallist in the last 16 and the quarter-finalists – could suffice for Hamburg as Germany have ten automatic places as the host nation for the World Championships.

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