Team Ireland finish up their training camp at the German Olympic Centre in Kienbaum today ahead of the start of the Chemistry Cup in Cologne on Wednesday.

The Irish panel leave for Cologne this afternoon.

The squad trained and sparred with the host nation, Canada, Poland, Switzerland and Russia near Brandenburg.

21 nations are slated to compete at the Chemistry Cup which officially begins tomorrow. Boxing starts on Wednesday.

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April 9 – Arrivals to the event

April 9, 21:00 – Technical Meeting

April 10, 6:00-8:00 – General weigh-in

April 10, 08:30 – Official Draw

April 10, from 12:00 – Day1 competition

April 11, from 10:00 – Day2 competition

April 12, from 14:00 – Semi-finals

April 13, from 14:00 – Finals

April 14 – Departure of the delegations

Participating countries: Armenia, Australia, China, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Finland, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Mongolia, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand and Wales.

(Images: Michaela Walsh and Carly McNaul in Kienbaum and Irish squad)

Chemistry Cup Cologne, Germany April 9/14

Irish squad

51kg Carly McNaul (Holy Family)
57kg Michaela Walsh (Monkstown)
69kg Christina Desmond (Fr Horgan’s)
69kg Grainne Walsh (Spartacus)
52kg Brendan Irvine (St Paul’s)
57kg Kurt Walker (Canal)
63kg James McGivern (St Georges)
63kg Wayne Kelly (Portlaoise)
69kg Kieran Molloy (Oughterard)
75kg Emmet Brennan (Glasnevin)
81kg Joe Ward (Spartacus)
91kg Tony Browne (St Michael’s)
91kg+ Dean Gardiner (Clonmel)

Team Manager: Bernard Dunne
Coaches: Zuar Antia, John Conlan, Damian Kennedy
Physiotherapist: Muireann Harte
Physiologist: Damian Martin