IRELAND VERSUS FINLAND RESULTS

Clare Grace

Clare Grace v Christina Desmond in January’s Elite 69kg final

 

World No. 8 ranked welter Clare Grace and Ceire Smith recorded victories for Ireland versus Finland at the Ballina BC last night.

Smith beat Satu Lehtonen on a unanimius decision, and Grace, a European Elite bronze medallist, chalked up a unanimous verdict over Mathilda Soukka.

Ceire Smith (red)

Ceire Smith (red)

Elaine Harrison, Joanne Lambe, Louise Donoghue and Aoie Hennigan were also in action on last night’s card.

Finland, who beat Ireland 5-3 in Offaly on Friday, won 4-2 on the night.

 

April 18th Ireland v Finland Ballina BC

48kg Elaine Harrison (Ballina BC) lost to Lotta Loikkanen 1-2

51kg Ceire Smith (Cavan) beat Satu Lehtonen 3-0

57kg Joanne Lambe (Carrickmcross BC) lost to Marjut Lausti 1-2

60kg Cheyanne O’Neill (Athlone) lost to Mira Potkonen 0-3

60kg Louise Donoghue (Ballina) lost to Erika Tarvanen 1-2

64kg Aoife Hennigan (Swinford) v Elina Gustatsson (off)

69kg Clare Grace (Callan) beat Mathilda Soukka 3-0

 

April 17th Ireland v Finland St Brigids BC Edenderry April 17th

51kg Elaine Harrison (Ballina BC) lost to Lotta Loikkanen 0-3

54kg Michaela Walsh (Holy Family GG) beat Marjut Lausti 3-0

57kg Joanne Lambe (Carrickmcross BC) beat Anio Juvonen 2-1

57kg Emma Agnew (Dealgan) beat Adriana Ylijurva 3-0

60kg Cheyanne O’Neill (Athlone) lost to Mira Potkonen 0-3

60kg Niamh Ball (Trojan) lost to Erika Tarvanen 0-3

64kg Kayleigh McCormack (Kilfenora) lost to Elina Gustatsson 0-3

69kg Grainne Walsh (Sparticus) lost to Mathilda Soukka 1-2