Ireland and Germany shared the spoils in a see-saw Schoolboy/girl international in Germany tonight.
Both nations claimed ten wins each in Saalfeld-Rudolstadf.
Irish team manager/coach Emmet Colgan said that the entire squad gave it everything, adding that the scoring was very fair in some very close bouts.
Both sides meet again tomorrow evening at the same venue. Saturday’s weigh-ins begin at 4pm and boxing starts at 6pm (local time).
In three additional bouts on tonight’s card, current Irish Elite champion Kieran Molloy scored an inside the distance win over German welter Andre Werner but Colm Quinn was edged on a 2-1 split by Johannes Hickmann.
Annemarie Jugend earned a decision over Rachael Desmond in the Youth class.
Germany versus Ireland Schoolboy/girl International Saalfeld-Rudolstadf, Germany
October 4 (6pm)
36KG Abbie Convery (Jobstown) lost to Mira Lauchmann 0-3
48KG Shauna Riordan (Sliabh Luachra) lost to Mel-li Folk 0-3
50KG Carleigh Irving (Illies G.G) beat Laura Helms 2-1
52KG Nora Jackman (Paulstown) beat Maribel Schierle 3-0
54KG Georgia McGovern (Drimnagh) lost to Celine Brocclo 0-3
64KG Emma Keating (Paulstown) lost to Samanta Reiber 1-2
36KG Martin McDonagh (Avona) beat Artur Wambodt 3-0
38KG Patsy Joyce (Olympic Mullingar) beat Niurdedin Chaoul 3-0
40KG Roy Colgan (Avona) beat Eduard Noskow 3-0
42KG Paul Fitzgerald (Corinthians) lost to Dennis Balko 0-3
44KG Danny O’Reilly (St.Pauls W/ford) beat Ansar Tschinaev RSC3
46KG Anton Genockey (Docklands) beat Justin Kern 3-0
48KG Ben Dempsey (Achill) lost to Liam Stark 0-3
50KG Daragh Lawlor (Mayfield) lost to Eugen Brack 0-3
52KG Padraig Stapleton (Monkstown) beat Maxim Scheel 3-0
54KG Ryan Connolly (Setanta Kildare) lost to Alex Lich 0-3
56KG Lee McEvoy (Avona) beat Collin Ostmann 3-0
60KG Bobbi Flood (Cabra) beat Adam Shapijanov 3-0
65KG James Maguire (Holy Family D) lost to Kharmnann Uzun 0-3
80KG Adam Olaniyan (Jobstown) lost to Endrit Ademi 0-3
71kg Rachael Desmond (Riverstown) lost to Annemarie Jugend 0-3
69kg Colm Quinn (Castlebar) lost to Johannes Hickmann 1-2
69kg Kieran Molloy (Oughterard) beat Andre Werner AB2
Coach/team manager: Emmet Colgan
Coaches: Martin Donovan, Kathleen Meli, Nicole Meli
R&J: Mick Gill