Waterford middleweight Keylan Cassidy is the only Irish boxer in action at the European U/22 Championships in Braila, Romania today.
The Irish champion meets Armenia’s Armen Minasyan for a place in the last 16 in the evening session which begins at 5pm (Irish time). Romania is two hours ahead of Ireland.
At least three Irish boxers will be between the ropes on St Patrick’s Day.
Ireland arrived in Braila last night and are eager to get proceedings underway, according to Irish head coach Zaur Antia.
European U/22 Championships Braila, Romania March 14th/22nd
75kg: Keylan Cassidy (Ireland) v Armen Minasyan (Armenia)
52kg: Jordan Moore (Ireland) v Anry Tyshkavenko (Ukraine)
56kg: Kurt Walker (Ireland) v Adrian Powal (Poland)
69kg Eugene McKeever (Ireland) v Vitalii Tereshchuk (Ukraine)
91kg Geoffrey Kavanagh (Ireland) v Adam Hamari (Hungary)
91kg+: Thomas Carty (Ireland) v Vitalii Pakuliak (Ukraine)
60kg: Dylan Duffy (Ireland) v Romano Marengo (Netherlands)
64kg: Keith Flavin (Ireland) v Mikhail Baisiakov (Belarus)
81kg: Brian Kennedy (Ireland) v Polneikis Kalamaras (Greece)
52kg Jordan Moore (Glasnevin)
56kg Kurt Walker (Canal)
60kg Dylan Duffy (Pegasus)
64kg Keith Flavin (Paulstown)
69kg Eugene McKeever (Holy Family Drogheda)
75kg Keylan Cassidy (Saviours Crystal)
81kg Brian Kennedy (St Marys Daingean)
91kg Geoffrey Kavanagh (Glasnevin)
91+kg Thomas Carty (Glasnevin) cpt
Team Manager: Paddy Osbourne
Coaches: Zaur Antia, Pat McDonagh
R&J: Philip Rooney