Jude Gallagher recorded Team Northern Ireland’s first win of the 2022 Commmonwealth Games.
He took on Zweli Comfort Dlamini in the featherweight round of 32.
The Two Castles ABC boxer dominated the bout, throughout, and recorded a 5-0 victory. Jude in now through to the Last 16 – where he will face England’s Niall Farrell in bout 73 of the tournament, on August 1st.
Two Team NI boxers are in action today. 50kg Carly McNaul takes Kristy Lee Harris of Australia at midday, while 75kg Jake Tucker meets Billy le Poullain of Guernsey at 1.45pm.
All Commonwealth Games schedules, results and reports are available here: https://results.birmingham2022.com/#/combat-sports-schedule/BOX/*
N.I Commonwealth Team:
48kg Nicole Clyde, Antrim BC
50kg Carly McNaul, Ormeau Rd BC
51kg Clepson Paiva, Holy Trinity BC
54kg Dylan Eagleson, St. Paul’s BC
57kg Michaela Walsh, Emerald BC
57kg Jude Gallagher, Two Castles BC
60kg Amy Broadhurst, St. Bronagh’s BC
63.5kg JP Hale, Star ABC
67kg Eugene McKeever, Holy Family BC, Drogheda
70kg Eireann Nugent, Immaculata BC
71kg Aidan Walsh, Emerald BC
75kg Jake Tucker, Emerald BC
High Performance Director: John Conlan
Head Coach: Damian Kennedy