Please scroll down for more pictures from Day 1 of the World Youth Championships in Budapest, Hungary.

Dearbhla Rooney and Dean Clancy were edged out on 3-2 split decisions versus Thailand and the USA today. Big performances from both Irish boxers.

Brandon McCarthy and Diana Moorehouse are in action tomorrow.

McCarthy will be in the ring in the opening session at approximately 11.30am in the morning (Irish time).

Moorehouse fights for a place in the quarter-finals in the 5th bout in the seconds session which begins at 4pm (Irish times.

Click here and here for today’s results and here for Tuesday’s program.


AIBA World Men’s and Women’s Youth Championships Budapest, Hungary


August 21

Last 32

57kg:Dearbhla Rooney (Ireland) lost to Panpatchara Somnuek (Thailand) 2-3
52kg:Dean Clancy (Ireland) lost to Asa Stevens (USA) 2-3

August 22

Last 32
56kg Brandon McCarthy (Ireland) v Akash Kumar (India) (afternoon)

Last 16
48kg Daina Moorehouse (Ireland) v Marta Lopez (Spain) (evening)

August 23

Last 32
51kg Caitlin Fryers (Ireland) v Kittiya Nampa (Thailand)  (afternoon)

Last 16
49kg Jude Gallagher (Ireland) v Renuex Zhao (China) (evening)

August 26

Last 16
75kg: Lauren Kelly (Ireland) v Tallya Brillaux (France) (afternoon)

Irish squad


48kg Daina Moorhouse (Enniskerry)
51kg Caitlin Fryers (Immaculata)
57kg Dearbhla Rooney (Sean McDermot)
75kg Lauren Kelly (St Brigid’s Edenderry) Cpt


49kg Jude Gallagher (Two Castles) Cpt
52kg Dean Clancy (Ballinacarrow)
56kg Brandon McCarthy (St Michael’s Athy)

Team managers: Stephen Connolly and Tara Mari Robins

Head coach: Billy McClean

Coaches: Michael Carruth, Michael Mongan, Anita Just

Physio: David Cooke