Covid-19 Communication

The IABA would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge and thank all of our clubs who have fully complied with the government restrictions throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. The response you have made to the public health crisis caused by Covid-19 has been outstanding.

The IABA are fully cognisant of the stress and frustration being felt throughout our boxing family due to the current lockdown. These feelings are entirely understandable and are in line with the general feelings being felt by many throughout society. read more


Warm up: 12/15 mins

(General warm up/stretching)

Shadow/Tec rounds.

Shadow/Tec boxing

Juniors 7x2mins

Youths 7x3mins

1 minute break

Working on fainting skills throughout today’s rounds, make sure to work on fainting front and Backhand.

Round 1 (Feinting/defence)

Use fainting to make Opponent attack and then defend. Mix faints up between front/backhand + body/head, every 10seconds use good defensive skills. read more


Strandja Multi-Nations Sofia, Bulgaria

February 22nd

Last 16 and 32

57kg Michaela Walsh (Ireland) beat Wildad Bertal (Mauritius) 4-1

60kg Kellie Harrington (Ireland) beat Aneta Rygielska (Poland) 5-0

63kg George Bates (Ireland) lost to Aadkhuja Muydunkujaev (Uzbekistan) 0-5

91kg Kiril Afanasev (Ireland) lost to Mujahit Ilyas (Turkey) 1-4 read more


Brendan Irvine

France and Ireland drew 2-2 in today’s meeting at the University of Jordanstown in Antrim.

Brendan Irvine and Kieran Molloy both won but Aoife O Rourke and Emmet Brennan lost out on the day.

A number of exhibition bouts and non-scoring contests were also decided this morning and early afternoon. read more


Ireland recorded a 6-4 win over Italy at the University of Jordanstown in Antrim today.

Kellie Harrington, Brendan Irvine, Kurt Walker, Aoife O’Rourke and Aidan and Michaela Walsh all had their hand raised in victory.

Ireland will meet France tomorrow morning at the same venue and round off the weekend with a non-scoring match with Great Britain on Sunday morning. read more