Gabriel Dossen


Ireland will sent a nine-strong squad to the European Men’s and Women’s U/22  Championships in Romania.

The tournament begins in Targu Jiu on March 24.

The squad, five women and four men, all claimed Irish belts at January’s U/22 Championships at Dublin’s National Stadium.

Meanwhile, a 15-strong panel have been confirmed for April’s European Men’s and Women’s Youth championships in Italy.

Please scroll down for Irish teams.

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

Irish squad


75kg Aoife O’Rourke (Castlerea)
60kg Amy Broadhurst (Dealgan)
57kg Shauna Blaney (Navan)
51kg Niamh Early (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: Paddy Osborne
Head coach: Dmitry Dmitruk
Coaches: Eoin Pluck, Thomas Murray Coach, Valerie Hamilton
R&J: Philip Rooney

European Men’s and Women’s Youth Championships Roseto degli Abruzzi, Italy April 17/26


49kg Jude Gallagher (Two Castles)
52kg Dean Clancy (Ballinacarrow)
56kg Brandon McCarthy (St Michaels Athy)
60kg Alex Higgins (Fr Horgans)
64kg Callum Walsh (Riverstown)
69kg  Edward Donovan (O.L.O.L.)
75kg Kane Tucker (Holy Family GG)
81kg  Edward Barrett (Olympic)


48kg Daina Moorehouse (Enniskerry)
51kg Caitlyn Fryers (Immaculata)
54kg Mary Geraghty (Baldoyle)
57kg Dearbhla Rooney (Sean McDermott)
60kg Aoibha Ginty (Geesala)
64kg Evelyn Igharo (Clann Naofa)
75kg Lauren Kelly (St Brigids Edenderry)

Team Manager: TBC

Coaches: Billy McClean, Michael Carruth, Michael Mongan,Anita Just

R&J John Casey