Eamer Coughlan on podium at 2015 World Juniors


Ireland will send a seven-strong squad to the European Youth Championships in Turkey.


The tournament begins in Antalya on October 21st at the OzkaymakFalez Hotel.


Galway’s Gabriel Dossen, Cork’s Eamer Coughlan and Limerick’s Paddy Donovan are included in the team. The trio claimed bronze and two silver at the 2016 World Youth and 2015 World Junior Championships.Both tournaments were in St Petersburg, Russia.


Gabriel Dossen with Michael Nevin and World 2016 Youth mascot. Both men claimed bronze


Kildare’s Terry Donoghue, Dublin’s David Oliver Joyce and Craig Kavanagh and Sligo’s Jordan Myers are also included in the panel.


The squad all claimed National U/18 belts at the National Stadium in Dublin in May.


The Irish team are currently in training camp in Belfast.


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European Youth Championships Antalya. Turkey October 21st/29th


Irish squad

49kg Terry Donoghue (St Michaels Athy BC)

52kg David Oliver Joyce (Ballymun BC)

56kg Craig Kavanagh (Crumlin BC)

60kg Eamer Coughlan (Riverstown BC)

64kg Paddy Donovan (OLOL BC)

69kg Gabriel Dossen (Olympic BC)

75kg  Jordan Myers (Sligo City BC)

Head Coach: Zauri Antia
Coach: Billy McClean
Coach/Team manager: John Conlan
R&J: Diarmuid MacDiarmada