Eagleson & Dossen Vie For European Gold Today.

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.

Team Ireland’s Gabriel Dossen at this morning’s finals weigh-in

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.

Team Ireland’s Dylan Eagleson at this morning’s weigh-in

The finals are being live streamed by the EUBC, and but the IBA, here:

Team Ireland:

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

Zauri Antia

Dmitri Dmitruk

Damian Kennedy

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