Jordan Moore celebrates victory with Irish coaches Zaur Antia and Pat McDonagh yesterday

Jordan Moore celebrates victory with Irish coaches Zaur Antia and Pat McDonagh yesterday

Ireland’s boxers will be in the thick of the action again today with six between the ropes in Braila,Romania and Anapa,Russia.

Irish captain Thomas Carthy, Eugene McKeever Geoffrey Kavanagh are between the ropes at the European U/22 Championships in Braila.

Jordan Moore and Kurt Walker recorded a double at the second edition of the tournament yesterday to add to Keylan Cassidy’s victory Tuesday.

Please see below attachment for Thursday’s European U/22 schedule. Romania is two hours ahead of Ireland.

Boxing2017 – EUBC European Confederation U22 Boxing Championships Day3 Schedule

Meanwhile, in Russia, Irish skipper Aaron McKenna and Paddy Donovan debut in the last 16 at the Pavlyukov Youth Memorial, while Eamer Coughlan, also debuting, will be fighting for at least bronze.

Coughlan and Donovan are both on at 9.15am in different rings and McKenna at 10am (all Irish times) this morning.

Anapa is three hours ahead of Ireland.

European U/22 Championships Braila, Romania March 14th/22nd

March 14th

Last 32

75kg: Keylan Cassidy (Ireland) beat Armen Minasyan (Armenia) 5-0

March 15th

Last 16

52kg: Jordan Moore (Ireland) beat Andry Tyshkavenko (Ukraine) 4-1

Last 32

56kg: Kurt Walker (Ireland) beat Adrian Powal (Poland) 4-1

March 16th

Last 16

69kg Eugene McKeever (Ireland) v Vitalii Tereshchuk (Ukraine)

91kg Geoffrey Kavanagh (Ireland) v Adam Hamari (Hungary)

91kg+: Thomas Carty (Ireland) v Vitalii Pakuliak (Ukraine)

March 17th

Last 16

56kg: Kurt Walker (Ireland) v Raffaele di Serio (Italy)

60kg: Dylan Duffy (Ireland) v Romano Marengo (Netherlands)

64kg: Keith Flavin (Ireland) v Mikhail Baisiakov (Belarus)

75kg: Keylan Cassidy (Ireland) v Salvatore Cavallaro (Italy)

81kg: Brian Kennedy (Ireland) v Polneikis Kalamaras (Greece)

March 18th


52kg: Jordan Moore (Ireland) v William Cawley (England)

Irish squad

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

Pavlyukov Youth Memorial Anapa, Russia March 15th/20th

March 15th

Last 16

69kg Gabriel Dossen (Ireland) beat Ivan Stupen (Russia) 3-2
69kg Jason Harty (Ireland) lost to Aldivr Turnsinay (Kazakhstan) 0-5

March 16th

Last 16

64kg: Aaron McKenna (Ireland) v Pavel Kamgnin (Estonia)
64kg: Patrick Donovan (Ireland) v Denik Nikogosyan (Armenia)

60kg: Eamer Coughlan (Ireland) v Otar Naveriani (Georgia)

March 17th

69kg: Gabriel Dossen (Ireland) v TBC (Armenia)
75kg: Tommy Hyde (Ireland) v Aleksei Alferor (Belarus)

Irish Squad

60kg Eamer Coughlan (Riverstown)
64kg Patrick Donovan (OLOL)
64kg Aaron McKenna (Old School)
69kg Gabriel Dossen (Olympic)
69kg Jason Harty (Rathkeale)
75kg Tommy Hyde (Setanta)

Team manager: Robbie Redmond

Coaches: Billy McClean and Fergal McKenna

R&J: Martin O’Neill