Team Ireland’s middleweight, Gabriel Dossen, got proceedings off to a winning start at the Men’s European Championships in Yerevan, Armenia.
He took on Spain’s Miguel Entrena Cuadrado, in a tight bout which resulted in a 4-1 split in favour of the boxer in red. The judges scored the bout 30:27, 30:27, 30:27, 28: 29, 30:27.
Gabriel next boxes on Wednesday, when he meets No. 4 seed, Bulgaria’s Mofid Rami Kiwan.
3 Team Ireland boxers are in action on Day Two. 71kg Luke Maguire boxes Poland’s Daniel Wieslaw Piotrowski in bout 22 of the competition, the first bout in Ring B’s afternoon session. Dylan Eagleson, contesting at 54kg, first steps between the ropes to meet Turkey’s Muhammet Acli in bout 5 in Ring A’s afternoon session. 63.5kg, Brandon McCarthy faces England Joseph Tyers in Ring A’s evening session – that meeting opens proceedings.
Ring A, afternoon session
Ring B, afternoon session
Ring A, evening session
Ring B, evening session
The tournament is being streamed by the EUBC on its YouTube channel, here
48kg Ricky Nesbitt, Holy Family, Drogheda
51kg Sean Mari, Monkstown BC, Dublin
54kg Dylan Eagleson, St. Paul’s, Belfast
57kg Adam Hession, Monivea BC, Galway
60kg JP Hale, Star ABC, Belfast.
63.5kg Brandon McCarthy, St. Michael’s, Athy.
67kg Eugene McKeever, Holy Family, Drogheda
71kg Luke Maguire, Esker BC, Dublin
75kg Gabriel Dossen, Olympic, Galway.
92kg Jack Marley, Monkstown BC, Dublin
Tournament schedule, by weght:
Draw sheets for all Team Ireland boxers are here
Session 1 A results:
Session 1 B results