Some of the planet’s top boxers, including AIBA World No.2 ranked light-welter Kellie Harrington, have entered for the 2017 Celtic Box Cup in Dungarvan, Waterford.
Irish Elite champions Dean Walsh, Martin Keenan and ex European Youth champion Michael Nevin, all of whom won away to Poland last weekend, and World University bronze medallist Ken Okungbowa also have their names in the hat.
European Elite bronze medallist Christina Desmond, who claimed World University bronze on the same day as Okungbowa in Thailand last October, has entered.
Actor Barry Keoghan has also registered to compete. A star of Love Hate,Keoghan represents the Cashen Vale BC.
The 5th edition of the tournament and Irish boxing welcomes teams from Australia, Canada, England, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Poland, Scotland, Spain, Switzerland and Wales.
Boxing begins tomorrow and runs throughout the weekend.
Please see below attachment for entries.