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Willie Donoghue, Cormac Long and John Joyce will be in last 16 action at the European Youth Championships in Kolobrzeg, Poland tomorrow.

Joyce got Ireland off to a winning start at the 38-nation tournament yesterday.

The St Michael’s Athy middleweight beat Greece’s Andreas Kayzourakis on a unanimous decision.

“A very controlled and focused performance,” said Irish team manager Brian Wallace from ringside at the Millenium Arena in Kolobrzeg.


European Youth Championships, Kolobrzeg, Poland

November 21st

75kg John Joyce (Ireland) beat Andreas Kayzourakis (Greece) 3-0

November 22nd (Last 16)

1pm session (Irish time)

52kg Willie Donoghue (Ireland) v Kiril Rusinov (Bulgaria)

4pm session (Irish time)

75kg John Joyce (Ireland) v Anton Stselmakhau (Belarus)
81kg Cormac Long (Ireland) v Aleksandr Khalayeu (Belarus)


(Below dates to be confirmed. Organisers have yet to put draws online)
56kg Frankie Cleary (Ireland) v Sandor Tar (Hungary)
60kg James Mc Givern (Ireland) v Rasmus Bergman (Finland) Last 16
64kg Adam Kelly (Ireland) v Artur Prygoga (Ukraine) Last 16
69kg Michael Nevin (Ireland) v Heorhi Varashylau (Belarus) Last 32
49kg Stephen McKenna (Ireland) v Deiv Puodziunas (Lithuania) Last 8



Irish Squad

49kg Stephen McKenna (Old School)
52kg Willie Donoghue (St Michael’s Athy)
56kg Frankie Cleary (Olympic) cpt
60kg James McGivern (St Georges)
64kg Adam Kelly (Ballynacargy)
69kg Michael Nevin (Portlaoise)
75kg John Joyce (St Michael’s Athy)
81kg Cormac Long (Rathkeale)

Team Manager: Brian Wallace
Coaches: John Conlan, Dmitry Dmitruk, Michael Mongan
R&J: Sadie Duffy