Two Team Ireland boxers will vie for European gold in the finals of the Men’s European Championships in Yerevan, Armenia today.
Its the second time in 11 days that Irish boxers have contested elite internationals finals. Amy Broadhurst and Lisa O’Rourke won 63kg ad 70kg World golds, respectively, at the Women’s World Championships in Istanbul, Turkey, on May 19th. They made history in doing so, becoming the first Irish boxing team-members to contest the fame finals.
Today, bantamweight, Dylan Eagleson of St. Paul’s Belfast and middleweight, Gabriel Dossen of Olympic BC Galway, contest their respective finals against Bilal Bennema of France and Lewis Richardson of England. The finals begins at 2pm, Irish time. Dylan’s final is bout No. 3, and Gabriel’s is bout No.9.
Both Team Ireland boxers have successfully weighed-in this morning.
The finals are being live streamed by the EUBC, and but the IBA, 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
Draw sheets for all Team Ireland boxers are here
Day One results are here
Day Two results are here
Day Three results are here
Day Four results are here
Quarter Final results are here
Semi Final results are here