Six Irish boxers are in action on Day 2 of the European Youths in Sofia, Bulgaria today.

Ryan Dunne, Lauren Dempsey-Fitzmaurice, Sinainn Glynn, Leah Gallen, Jake Tucker and Owney McDonagh are between the ropes in the last 16 in the afternoon and evening sessions.

Tucker and McDonagh box in the early session which begins at 12pm while the remaining quartet take to the ring in the 2nd session at 4pm.

Irish times apply. Sofia is two hours ahead of Ireland.

Click here for today’s schedule.

All six weighed in (pictured above at weigh-ins with staff) this morning.


2019 European Men’s and Women’s Championships Sofia, Bulgaria (September 2/11)

September 5

Last 16 & 32

49kg Ryan Dunne (Ireland) v Rudolf Garnoyan (Armenia)
57kg Lauren Dempsey-Fitzmaurice (Ireland) v Mirela Nastase (Romania)
60kg Sinainn Glynn (Ireland) v Amina Abramova (Ukraine)
69kg Leah Gallen (Ireland) v Annemarie Schierle (Germany)
91+kg Owney McDonagh (Ireland) v Ugur Aydemir (Turkey)

Last 32

75kg Jake Tucker (Ireland) beat Vladimir Bezdenezznyich (Germany) 4-1

September 6

Last 16

51kg Nicole Clyde (Ireland) v Juna Schop (Netherlands)
54kg Niamh Fay (Ireland) v Sharon Prisco (Italy)
56kg Dean Clancy (Ireland) v Ukraine or Armenia)
60kg Brandon McCarthy (Ireland) v Shalva Sajaia (Georgia)
64kg Evelyn Igharo (Ireland) v Paige Richardson (England)
91kg Jack Marley (Ireland) v Bernhard Rentmeister (Germany)
75kg Lisa O’Rourke (Ireland) v Ivona Drnic (Croatia)

September 7

Last 16

69kg William Hayden (Ireland) v Dmitry Zakharov (Russia)
75kg Jake Tucker (Ireland) v Georgi Gutsav (Georgia)


48kg Daina Moorehouse (Ireland) v Russia or France
81kg Bethany Doocey (Ireland) v Emily Asquith (England)


September 4

Last 32

52kg Jude Gallagher (Ireland) lost to Ali Dahly (Ukraine) 2-3
60kg Brandon McCarthy (Ireland) beat Eldar Babayev (Azerbaijan) 5-0
64kg Matthew Tyndall (Ireland) lost to Mehmet Aydemir (Turkey) 1-4
69kg William Hayden (Ireland) beat Arsen Grigoryan (Armenia) 3-2
81kg Jason Myers (Ireland) lost to Ilia Bogatyrev (Russia) 1-4

Irish squad


49kg Ryan Dunne (Jobstown)
52kg Jude Gallagher (Two Castles)
56kg Dean Clancy (Sean McDermott)
60kg Brandon McCarthy (St Michael’s Athy)
64kg Matthew Tyndall (Dublin Docklands)
69kg William Hayden (Crumlin)
75kg Jake Tucker (Emerald, Antrim)
81kg Jason Myers (Titans)
91kg Jack Marley (Monkstown D)
91+kg Owen McDonagh (St Annes)


48kg Daina Moorehouse (Enniskerry)
51kg Nicole Clyde (Antrim)
54kg Niamh Fay (Swords)
57kg Lauren Dempsey-Fitzmaurice (Ryston)
60kg Sinainn Glynn (Cloghan)
64kg Evelyn Igharo (Clann Naofa)
69kg Leah Gallen (Raphoe)
75kg Lisa O’Rourke (Castlerea)
81kg Bethany Doocey (Castlebar)


IABA President: Dominic O’Rourke
Team Managers: Patrick Osborne & Anna Moore
Coaches: William McClean, Aoife Hennigan, Anita Just, Brian Barry, Liam Cunningham