Amy Broadhurst, pictured, advanced to the last eight at the European U/22 Championships in Vladikavkaz, Russia this afternoon.

The Dundalk southpaw beat Turkish light En Gizen a unanimous decision.

Click here and here for today’s results.

Shauna O’Callaghan lost out on a second round stoppage to Dutch light-welter Chelsey Heijnen today. Big performance from O’Callaghan against a talented opponent amid some bewildering standing count calls.

David Oliver Joyce, Paddy Donovan and Irish male captain Gabriel Dossen are in action tomorrow in the last 32 of the tournament.

Irish female captain Aoife O’Rourke will meet Russia’s Olympic and World Youth champion Anastasiya Shamonova on Tuesday.

Please click here for Saturday’s program. Vladikavkaz is three hours ahead of Ireland.


European U/22 Men’s and Women’s Championships Vladikavkaz, Russia March 8/17

March 8

(Last 16)

60kg Amy Broadhurst (Ireland) beat En Gizem (Turkey) 5-0
64kg Shauna O’Callaghan (Ireland) lost to Chelsey Heijnen (Netherlands) RSC2

March 9

Last 32

60kg David Oliver Joyce (Ireland) v Oleg Chulkyacheyev (Ukraine)
69kg Paddy Donovan (Ireland) v Sam Wagensvela (Netherlands)
75kg Gabriel Dossen (Ireland) v Andrei Vreme (Moldova)

March 10

Last 16

57kg Mary Geraghty (Ireland) v Victoria Glover (Scotland)
64kg Pierce O’Leary (Ireland) v Mike McDonagh (Wales)

March 12


51kg Niamh Earley (Ireland) v Giovanna Marchese (Italy)
60kg Amy Broadhurst (Ireland) v Kiga Mezovari (Hungary)
75kg Aoife O’Rourke (Ireland) v Anastasiya Shamonova (Russia)

March 13


52kg Adam Hession (Ireland) v Rotyslav Bilototskyi (Ukraine)

Irish squad


51kg Niamh Earley (Ryston)

57kg Mary Geraghty (St Anthonys)

60kg Amy Broadhurst (Dealgan)

64kg Shauna O’Callaghan (Clann Naofa)

75kg Aoife O’Rourke (Castlerea) Cpt


52kg Adam Hession (Monivea)

60kg Davey Oliver Joyce (Ballymun)

64kg Pierce O’Leary (Dublin Docklands)

69kg Patrick Donovan (OLOL)

75kg Gabriel Dossen (Olympic) Cpt

Team Manager: Stephen Molloy

Head Coach: Dmitry Dmitruk

Coaches: Anita Just, Philip Keogh

R&J: Stephen Kelly