ONE GOLD AND THREE SILVER FOR IRELAND IN ITALY

Members of Irish squad in Italy today

Daina Moorehouse was crowned European Youth light-fly champion in Italy today after a stunning performance against Kseniia Beschastnova.

The Enniskerry BC pocket rocket, the 2017 European Junior champion, scored a 4-1 split decision over the Russian – 30-27,30-27,30-27, 29-28,28-29 – to claim the gold. read more

JUNIOR CADET FINALS PROGRAMS

Please scroll down for finals lines ups for the National Junior Cadet Championships.

The finals will be decided on Friday and Saturday at the National Stadium.

Boxing begins at 7pm on Friday evening and 11am on Saturday morning.

Friday weigh-ins: 8am to 9m and 12pm to 1pm. read more

EUROPEAN YOUTH FINALS SCHEDULE

Please click here for Wednesday’s finals program at the European Youth Championships in Italy.

Daina Moorhouse, Dearbhla Rooney, Evelyn Igharo and Dean Clancy, who all won their semi-finals today, will be aiming for gold in Roseto degli Abruzzi.

Ireland, with the exception of the host nation and England, has the highest western European representation at the business end of the tournament. read more

FOUR INTO FINALS AT EUROPEAN YOUTHS

Irish boxing is guaranteed at least four silver medals at the European Youth Championships in Italy.

Daina Moorehouse, Dearbhla Rooney, Evelyn Igharo and Dean Clancy won their semi-finals this afternoon to book tickets into Wednesday’s gold medal deciders.

But Irish captain Lauren Kelly bowed out to Albania and Jude Gallagher was shaded after a slug-fest with Hungary’s Atilla Bernath. read more

IRELAND WEIGH-IN FOR EUROPEAN SEMI-FINALS

Ireland’s boxers and opponents weighed-in this morning ahead of today’s European Youth semi-finals in Italy.

Daine Moorehouse, Jude Gallagher, Dean Clancy, Dearbhla Rooney, Evelyn Igharo and Irish women’s captain Lauren Kelly are in action.

All six are guaranteed at least bronze.

“All good for today and all six boxers are up for the task ahead,” said Peter O’Donnell, Irish team manager in Italy along with Fiona Hennigan. read more