Team Ireland will have a light training session this afternoon ahead of the start of the European Youth Championships in Antalya, Turkey.


The squad arrived in Turkey yesterday. Boxing begins tomorrow at the OzkaymakFalez Hotel after Saturday morning’s draw.


The squad are eager to get started, according to Irish coach John Conlan.


“All the usual suspects are here, World and European medallists. It will be very competitive, he said.


“The boys have prepared well.They trained hard and now they’re looking forward to getting the tournament underway.”


The draw will be made at 9am (Irish time) tomorrow morning. Turkey is two hours ahead of Ireland.




European Youth Championships Antalya. Turkey October 21st/29th


Irish squad

49kg Terry Donoghue (St Michaels Athy BC)

52kg David Oliver Joyce (Ballymun BC)

56kg Craig Kavanagh (Crumlin BC)

60kg Eamer Coughlan (Riverstown BC)

64kg Paddy Donovan (OLOL BC)

69kg Gabriel Dossen (Olympic BC)

75kg  Jordan Myers (Sligo City BC)

Head Coach: Zauri Antia
Coach: John Conlan
R&J: Diarmuid MacDiarmada