Irish squad at opening ceremony in Romania



Niamh Earley and Shauna Blaney will be in action in the preliminaries of the European U/22 Men’s and Women’s Championships in Romania today.

The Irish pair face Greece and Bulgaria in their opening bouts in the afternoon session in Targu Jiu.Boxing begins at 3.30pm local time.

Please click here for draws sheets and schedule. (Some dates not yet confirmed on draw sheets)


European U/22 Men’s and Women’s Championships Targu Jiu, Romania March 24/April 2


March 25th

Last 16

51kg Niamh Earley (Ireland) v Aikaterini Koutsogeorgo (Greece)
57kg Shauna Blaney (Ireland) v Nedkova Ivanova (Bulgaria)

March 26th

Last 16

52kg Conor Quinn (Ieland) v Maksim Stakheev (Russia)
56kg Jordan Moore (Ireland) v Eusebi Jitaru (Romania) (Date to be confirmed)

Last 32
91kg Kevin Sheehy (Ireland) v Felix Kuhne (Germany)

March 27th

Last 16

75kg Gabriel Dossen (Ireland) v Hambardum Hakobya (Armenia) or Edin Avdic (Austria)

Q/Final (Dates to be confirmed)

48kg Shannon Sweeney (Ireland) v Mari-Emi Todorova (Bulgaria)
60kg Amy Boadhurst (Ireland) v Esra Yldiz (Turkey) or Marina Pasichna (Ukraine)

S/Final (dates to be confirmed)
75kg Aoife O’Rourke (Ireland) v Carlotta Paoletti (Italy)


Irish squad


75kg Aoife O’Rourke (Castlerea)
60kg Amy Broadhurst (Dealgan)
57kg Shauna Blaney (Navan)
51kg Niamh Earley (Ryston)
48kg Shannon Sweeney (St Annes)


52kg Conor Quinn (Clonard)
56kg Jordan Moore (Glasnevin)
75kg Gabriel Dossen (Olympic)
91kg Kevin Sheehy (St Francis)

IABA President: Dominic O’Rourke
Team manager: Anna Moore & Paddy Osborne
Head coach: Dmitry Dmitruk
Coaches: Eoin Pluck, Thomas Murray, Valerie Hamilton
R&J: Philip Rooney