Team Ireland completed their final training session at the Drimnagh BC in Dublin on Saturday ahead of the opening bell for the 2018 European Schoolboy and Schoolgirl Championships in Bulgaria.
Boxing at tournament begins in Albena tomorrow, May 22nd.
332 young athletes – 250 male and 82 female – representing 27 nations will participate in the 1st joint male and female event at this level.
The Irish Athletic Boxing Association (IABA) have named a 31-strong panel for Albena, and, along with Italy, Russia and the Ukraine, have the largest squad registered for the tournament.
Team Ireland depart for Bulgaria via Dublin Airport this afternoon.
The IABA wishes the boys and girls in green the very best of luck on their international debuts against the continent’s finest.
Picture: Irish team captains Cale Brennan and Robyn Kelly with Irish team managers Martin Fennessey and Jennifer O’Sullivan.
Irish amateur boxing is proudly sponsored by Liffey Crane.
European Schoolboy & Schoolgirl Championships Albena, Bulgaria May 21/30
38.5kg Martin Collins (Drimnagh)
40kg Michael Faulkner (Northside)
41.5kg William Faulkner (Rathkeale)
43kg Jason Nevin (Olympic Mullingar)
44.5kg Conor Donovan (Clonmel)
46kg Cale Brennan (St Michaels Athy) Cpt
48kg Michael Connors (St Marys Dublin)
50kg James Donovan (O.L.O.L.)
52kg Brannon McMahon (Carrickmore)
54kg John Fay (Swords)
56kg James McGuinness (St Monics)
59kg Thomas McAleer (Swords)
62kg Ryan Murphy (Neilstown)
65kg Joe Hutchinson (Neilstown)
68kg Feidhlim Behan (Kilcullen)
72kg Tyler Meade (Kilnamanagh)
76kg Curtis Darcy (Callan)
80kg Patrick McDonagh (St Josephs)
91kg Martin McDonagh (Ballyhaunis)
36kg Katie O’Keeffe (Kanturk)
39kg Sophia Elstone (Ardnaree)
42kg Nora Jackman (Paulstown)
45kg Robyn Kelly (Ballynacargy) Cpt
48kg Robyn Murran (St Brigids Kildare)
51kg Labhaoise Glynn (Cloghan)
54kg Yasmin Meredith (Glasnevin)
57kg Kaci Crowley (Erne)
60kg Laura Moran (St Annes)
63kg Winne Christina McDonagh (Neilstown)
67kg Dearbhla Tinnelly (Clann Naofa)
70kg Nasya McJin-Igelige (Clann Naofa)
IABA President: Dominic O’Rouke
Team Managers: Martin Fennessey and Jennifer O’Sullivan
Coaches: Liam Brereton, Jim O’Neill, Eva Carr, John Gallagher, Tom Hayes
R&J: Brian Wallace