The eagles have landed.
Ireland’s medal-laden team arrived home from the European Youth and Junior Women’s Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria this afternoon via Dublin Airport.
The squad claimed six medals, two gold, one silver and three bronze, at the 29-nation tournament in the Bulgarian capital.
IABA President Pat Ryan, IABA CEO Fergal Carruth, IABA High-Performance Director Bernard Dunne and IABA Head Coach Zaur Antia were at Dublin Airport this afternoon to welome the team home.
The next European stop for Irish boxing is the European Schoolboy Championships in Valcea, Romania (July 17th/26th).
Ireland will also send an Elite squad to the European Union Women’s Championships in Cascia, Italy (August 4th/13th).
75kg Lauren Kelly (Ireland) beat Gabriella Petrovics (Hungary) 4-1
69kg Shannon Reilly (Ireland) beat Natalia Melesha (Ukraine) 5-0
63kg Katelynn Phelan (Ireland) beat Vyataute Kupciunaite (Lithuania) 5-0
69kg Shannon Reilly (Ireland) lost to Olivia Hussey (England) 2-3
63kg Katelynn Phelan (Ireland) lost to Aaslahan Mehmedova (Bulgaria) 0-5
48kg Caitlin Fryers (Ireland) beat Maxi Klitzer (Germany) 5-0
75kg Lauren Kelly (Ireland) lost to Anastasia Shamonova (Russia) RSCI3
48kg Caitlin Fryers (Ireland) lost to Mari Todrova (Bulgaria) 0-5
63kg Evelyn Igharo (Ireland) beat Diana Rys (Russia) 3-2
75kg Aoibhe Carabine (Ireland) beat Wiktoria Kluska (Poland) 5-0
52kg Mary Kate Nevin (Ireland) lost to Giorgia Rossi (Italy) 0-5
54kg Chloe McDaid (Ireland) lost to Jekaterina Marchenko (Latvia) 0-5
46kg Ciara Brien (Ireland) lost to Melek Zakivova (Bulgaria) 0-5
75kg Aoibhe Carabine (Ireland) beat Angelina Tsaturian (Russia) 5-0
75kg Aoibhe Carabine (Ireland) beat Dziyans Novikava (Belarus) TKO1
75kg Aoibhe Carabine (Geesala) (Gold)
Team Manager: Bernie Harold