Sean McComb, pictured, produced a stunning performance to record his third win of the weekend at the International Elite Round Robin at Dublin’s National Stadium today.


The Holy Trinty BC light-welter beat current Russia’s current World Elite champion Vitaly Dunaystev on a split decision after three tight rounds at the home of Irish boxing.


World and European Elite medallists Kellie Harrington and Christina Desmond also had their hands raised in triumph today, along with Dean Walsh, Kurt Walker, Dean Gardiner, Stephen McKenna and Patrick Mongan who beat Russia Vladimir Nikitin on Friday.


The Round Robin featuring Ireland, France, Germany, Italy and Russia concludes tomorrow.


Dean Walsh and George Bates will be in action on the seven-bout card which begins at 11am.



International Elite Round Robin National Stadium Dublin

Ireland, France, Germany, Italy and Russia


April 30th


Round Robin

49kg Vasily Egorov (Russia) beat Salah Abhraim (Germany) 4-1
52kg Viachelslav Tashkoracrov (Russia) beat Brendan Irvine (Ireland) 3-2
56kg Kurt Walker (Ireland) beat Bakhtovar Nazirov (Russia) 5-0
60kg Kellie Harrington (Ireland) beat Irma Testa (Italy) 4-1
60kg Patrick Mongan (Ireland) beat Artur Brill (Germany) 3-2
64kg Sean McComb (Ireland) beat Vitaly Dunaystev (Russia) 3-2
69kg Dean Walsh (Ireland) beat Christian Dezel (Germany) 5-0
75kg Christina Desmond (Ireland) beat Assunta Canfora (Italy) 5-0
69kg Artem Zaiotsev (Russia) beat Wladuiri Fruhsorger (Germany) 5-0
91kg Simone Fiori (Italy) beat K Kvasnikov (Russia) 5-0


Commonwealth Youth Games Box-Offs

49kg John Moran (Illies GG) beat Diarmuid Toland (Phoenix) 5-0
60kg Dominic Bradley (Errigal) beat Callum Bradley Sacre Heart Omagh) 3-2
64kg Edgar Vuskans (Glengormley)  W/O
75kg Anthony Johnston (Gleann) beat  Michael Hennessey (St Monicas) 3-2

Round Robin

52kg Manual Cappai (Italy) beat Tamir Galanov (Russia) 3-2
56kg Stephen McKenna (Ireland) beat Raffaele Di Serio (Italy) 4-1
64kg Dmitri Polaianski (Russia) beat Wayne Kelly (Ireland) 5-0
69kg Vincenzo Arecchia (Italy) beat Steven Donnelly (Ireland) 3-2
75kg Salavatore Cavallaro (Italy) beat Artur Beck (Germany) 5-0
81kg Federico Antonaci (Italy) beat Michael Frayne (Ireland) 4-0
91+kg Dean Gardiner (Ireland) beat Guido Vianello (Italy) 3-2


April 29th

Ireland B v Germany (+ Russia)

49kg Salam Abranim (Germany) beat Connor Jordan (Ireland) 5-0
56kg Stephen McKenna (Ireland) beat Dominik Hirsch (Germany) 5-0
60kg George Bates (Ireland) beat Artur Brill (Germany) 5-0
64kg Altay Dyaronov (Russia) beat Wayne Kelly (Ireland) 5-0
69kg Steven Donnelly (Ireland) beat Wladiuri Frunsorger (Germany) 5-0
91kg Ken Okungbowa (Ireland) beat Nikolas Weizman (Germany) 5-0
91+kg Artyum Solslekkov (Russia) beat Dean Gardiner (Ireland) 4-1

Russia V Italy (+ Ireland and France)

49kg Federico Serra (Italy) beat Vasil Egorov (Russia) 4-1
52kg Manuel Cappa (Italy)  beat Slava Tahrarakov (Russia) 4-1
51kg Roberta Mastarda (Italy) beat Houriha Djalat (France) 4-1
75kg Grainne Walsh (Ireland) beat Assunta Canfora (Italy) 5-0
56kg Rafaele Di Serio (Italy) beat Nazir Balaey (Russia) 3-2
60kg Gabil Mamedov (Russia) beat Guiseppe Canonico (Italy) 5-0
60kg Tesa Irma (Italy) beat Flora Pili (France) 5-0
69kg Sergei Subylinsky (Russia) beat Vincenzo Areccnia (Italy) 4-1
75kg Salvatore Cavallaro (Italy) beat Dimitry Vesterenro (Russia) 4-1
81kg Georgi Kushitshv (Russia) beat Federico Antonaci (Italy) 5-0
91kg Evgeny Tischenko (Russia) beat Simone Fiori (Italy) 3-2

Ireland v France

52kg Brendan Irvine (Ireland) W/O
56kg Jordan Rodriguez (France) beat Kurt Walker (Ireland) 5-0
60kg Sofiane Oumiha (France) beat Patrick Mongan (Ireland) 5-0
64kg Sean McComb (Ireland) beat Wahlid Hambi (France) 5-0
69kg Dean Walsh (Ireland)  W/O
81kg Diabira Mamadou (France) beat Michael Frayne (Ireland) 5-0
91kg Darren O’Neill (Ireland) beat Paul Omba Biongolo (France) 5-0

Commonwealth Youth Games Box Off

49kg John Moran (Illie GG) beat Liam Glennon (St Josephs) 5-0


April 28th

Ireland B v France (+ Italy, Germany, and Russia)

75kg Christina Desmond (Ireland) beat  Assunta Canfora (Italy) 5-0
60kg Kellie Harrington (Ireland) beat Flora Pili (France) 5-0
56kg Jordan Rodriguez (France) beat Stephen McKenna (Ireland) 5-0
60kg Sofiane Oumiha (France) beat George Bates (Ireland) 5-0
64kg Wahlid Hambli (France) beat Wayne Kelly (Ireland) 4-1
69kg Steven Donnelly (Ireland) beat Artem Zaitsev (Russia) 4-1
75kg Artur Beck (Germany) beat Bengoro Bamba (France) 3-2
81kg Diabira Mamadou (France) beat Michael Frayne (Ireland) 5-0
91kg Ken Okungbowa (Ireland) beat Paul OmbaBiongolo (France) 5-0
91+kg Dean Gardiner (Ireland) beat  Djamili Dini Aboudou Moinze (France) 4-1


Germany v Italy (+ Ireland and Russia)

49kg Salah Abrahim (Germany) beat Federico Serra (Italy) 4-1
51kg Carly McNaul (Ireland) beat Roberta Mostarda (Italy) 3-2
56kg Raffaele Di Serio (Italy) beat Dominik Hirsch (Germany) 5-0
60kg Guiseppe Canonico (Italy) beat Artur Bril (Germany) 4-1
64kg Gabil Memedov (Russia) beat Robert Harutyunyan (Germany) 4-1
64kg Paolo Di Lernia (Italy) beat Dmitri Polianski (Russia) 3-2
69kg Vincenzo Arecchia (Italy) beat Christian Dezel (Germany) 5-0
75kg Salvatore Cavallaro (Italy) beat Brian Hellwig (Germany) 4-1
81kg Federico Antonaci (Italy) beat Ibragim Bazuev (Germany) TKOI3
91kg Simone Fiori (Italy) beat Nikolas Weizmann (Germany) 5-0
91+kg Guido Vianello (Italy) beat Artem Suslenkov (Russia) 5-0

Ireland A v Russia (+ Italy)

49kg Vasili Egorov (Russia) beat Blaine Dobbins (Ireland) 5-0
52kg Brendan Irvine (Ireland) beat  Tamil Galonov (Russia) 4-1
52kg Manuel Cappai (Italy) beat Vadim Kudriakov (Russia) 5-0
56kg Kurt Walker (Ireland) beat Bakhtovar Nazirov (Russia) 4-1
60kg Patrick Mongan (Ireland) beat  Vladimir Nikitin (Russia) 4-1
64kg Sean McComb (Ireland) beat Vitaly Dunaystev (Russia) 5-0
69kg Sergei Sobylinskii (Russia) beat Dean Walsh (Ireland) 3-2
75kg Petr Khamukov (Russia) beat Emmett Brennan (Ireland) 5-0
81kg Georgii Kushitshvii (Russia) beat Anthony Browne (Ireland) RSCI1
91kg Evgeny Tischenko (Russia) beat Darren O’Neill (Ireland) 3-2
91+kg Martin Keenan (Ireland) beat Ivan Veriasov (Russia) 4-0





April 30th (10am)

Ireland A v Germany

Russia v France

Ireland B v Italy

May 1st




Ireland A


49kg Blaine Dobbins (St Josephs, Derry)

52kg Brendan Irvine (St Pauls)

56kg Kurt Walker (Canal)

60kg Patrick Mongan (Olympic)

64kg Sean McComb (Holy Trinity)

69kg Dean Walsh (St Josephs/St Ibars)

75kg Emmett Brennan (Glasnevin)

81kg Anthony Browne (St Michaels, Dublin)

91kg Darren O’Neill (Paulstown)

91kg+ Martin Keenan (Rathkeale)


51kg Carly McNaul (Ormeau Road)

60kg Kellie Harrington (St Marys)

75kg Christina Desmond (Fr Horgans)

Ireland B


49kg Connor Jordan (St Aidans)

52kg Thomas McCarthy (Brian Dillons)

56kg Stephen McKenna (Old School)

60kg George Bates (St Marys)

64kg Wayne Kelly (Ballynacargy)

69kg Stephen Donnelly (All Sainst)

75kg Michael Nevin (Portlaoise)

81kg Michael Frayne (St Marys)

91kg Ken Ogunkbowa (Athlone)

91kg+ Dean Gardiner (Clonmel)


51kg —

60kg —

75kg Grainne Walsh (Sparticus)