STRANDJA MULTI-NATIONS DRAW

Eight Irish boxers are in action on the opening day of the 71st Strandja multi-nations in Sofia, Bulgaria tomorrow.

Boxing begins at 9am (Irish time) tomorrow morning and a further two sessions will be decided on Tuesday afternoon and evening.

Galway super-heavy Antione O’Griofa is in against Italy’s former World champion Clemente Russo and Michaela Walsh meets Gutierrez Guadaloupe of the USA in the joint first bout of the tournament. read more

NATIONAL SENIOR CADET NOTICE

The calendar for the National Senior Cadet Championships will remain the same as advertised towards the end of 2019.

Contrary to some talk of changes or movement with dates in 2020, everything remains as first advertised.

Please click here for 2020 fixtures.

ANNUAL AWARDS TICKETS NOW ON SALE

TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE FROM DUBLIN

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The IABA Annual Awards Dinner will be hosted at the Louis Fitzgerald Hotel on January 25.

Irish boxing will have plenty to celebrate in Dublin after claiming 40 medals – eight of which were gold – at all levels of European competition in 2019. read more

NATIONAL U/18 CHAMPIONSHIPS SEMI-FINALS

The remaining semi-finals at the National U/18 Championships will be completed next Friday evening.

Boxing begins at 6.30pm.

The contests will complete the line ups for the finals on January 31.

The IABA is using the tournament to assist with their selection process for the European Men’s and Women’s Youth Championships in Budva, Montenegro in April. read more

IRELAND ARRIVE IN BULGARIA

Team Ireland arrived in Sofia, Bulgaria last night for the Strandja multi-nations.

The 71st edition of the tournament begins tomorrow, January 21.

The draw will be made this evening.

Ireland are using a 17-strong squad which includes former (2018) World champion Kellie Harrington and current European champions Kurt Walker and Aoife O’Rourke. read more