Ireland beat England away from home in an Elite, Youth, Junior and Schoolboy/girl international today.

Both nations went head-to-head at Bristol City Hall this afternoon, with Ireland winning 9 of the 16 bouts.

Coach Joe Lavelle hailed the performances of all athletes on today’s card.

“It really was a fantastic show and set up. Everyone boxed very well and it really is encouraging to see the talent coming through,” he said.

Lavelle,Ralph McKay and Anitia Just were working Ireland’s corner in Bristol. Paddy Dingle is Irish team manager.

The Irish squad are due to arrive home via Dublin Airport at 4pm tomorrow.

(Image: Irish squad in Bristol today)

England v Ireland

City Hall Bristol

January 26 (12pm)


36,5kg Daneo George beat Callum Ruth (Cabra) 2-1
40,5kg Brandon Strand lost to Lee Gallagher (Ratoath) 0-3
42kg Hamiliton Joyce beat Oisin McCann (St Pauls, A) 3-0
F47kg Ebony Jones lost to Leah Lehane (Rylane) 0-3
48kg Aaron Bird lost to Blaine Fitzgerald (Corinthians) 0-3

32kg Jack Shorthall beat Dylan Foy (Antrim) 2-1
39.5kg Callum Drinkald lost to Martin Collins (Drimnagh) 0-3
42kg Dylan Murphy lost to Gavin Ryan (Ratoath) 0-3
60kg Ellis Price beat Patrick Donovan (Olympic) 2-1
64kg Alex Sherratt lost to Thomas King (Ratoath) RSC2
69kg Marcus Ellie lost to  Taylor Guiney (Drimnagh) 0-3
73kg Qasin Khan  lost to Fiedhlem Behan (Kilcullen) 0-3
81kg Kyle Parr  lost to John Ward (Brosna) 0-3

F60kg Dione Burman beat Lauren Dempsey (Ryston) 3-0
F70kg Elliuise (Challanger) beat  Leah Gallen (Raphoe) 3-0

60kg Subhann Ahmeda beat  Sean Purcell (Enniskerry) 2-1

Team manager: Paddy Dingle
Coaches: Ralph McKay, Joseph Lavelle, Anitia Just