Team Ireland will return from the Leszek Drogosz Memorial Tournament in Poland with a minimum of 5 medals, following today’s draw.
57kg Niamh Fay, 66kg Lisa O’Rourke, 57kg Patryk Adamus, 63.5kg JP Hale and 71kg Jon McConnell will all open their tournaments at the semi-final stage. Tournament organisers have also created round robins at 50kg, 52kg, 54kg, 70kg and 81kg, and men’s 54kg.
10 countries and 81 boxers are contesting the competition – Ireland, England, Wales, Belgium, France, Serbia, Slovenia, Lithuania, Poland and Trinidad & Tobago.
Women’s Round Robins
Three Team Ireland boxers are in action on the opening day of the competition – 50kg Shannon Sweeney begins her Round Robin with a bout against England’s Savannah Stubley. That contest opens proceedings, at 3:45pm, Irish time.
In bout 4, 66kg Grainne Walsh meets Slovakia’s Tamara Kubalova in a Quarter Final. In bout 12, 80kg Gabriel Dossen meets home boxer, Sebastian Kusz, in a preliminary.
50kg Shannon Sweeney, St Anne’s, Westport
57kg Niamh Fay, Phoenix of Ballyboughal
66kg Grainne Walsh, St Mary’s, Tallaght
66kg Lisa O’Rourke, Olympic BC, Galway
57kg Patryk Adamus, Drimnagh BC
63.5kg John Paul Hale, Star BC
71kg Jon McConnell, Holy Trinity BC
80kg Gabriel Dossen, Olympic BC Galway.
Team Manager: Sean Crowley
Head Coach: Damian Kennedy
Coach: Ross Hickey
Physio: Ciara McCallion
R&J: Derek Rice