Team Ireland had a light training session yesterday in the build up to the start of the European U/22 Men’s and Women’s Championships in Vladikavkaz, Russia.

The squad train again today before Friday’s weigh-ins and preliminaries at the Sport Complex in the capital of the North Caucasus.

Thirty four nations including Ireland will compete in the tournament.

Irish team manager Stephen Molloy reports that the ten-strong squad are looking strong and are eager to get in the ring.

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Tournament schedule

March 7 – Team Delegation Arrivals, Technical Meeting
March 8 – Official Draw, Opening Ceremony
March 8/13 – Preliminaries
March 14 – Rest day
March 15/16 – Semi-Finals
March 17 – Finals

European U/22 Championships Vladikavkaz, Russia March 8/17

Irish squad


51kg Niamh Earley (Ryston)

57kg Mary Geraghty (St Anthonys)

60kg Amy Broadhurst (Dealgan)

64kg Shauna O’Callaghan (Clann Naofa)

75kg Aoife O’Rourke (Castlerea)


52kg Adam Hession (Monivea)

60kg Davey Oliver Joyce (Ballymun)

64kg Pierce O’Leary (Dublin Docklands)

69kg Patrick Donovan (OLOL)

75kg Gabriel Dossen (Olympic)

Team Manager: Stephen Molloy

Head Coach: Dmitry Dmitruk

Coaches: Anita Just, Philip Keogh

R&J: Stephen Kelly