IRISH CHAMPIONS SO FAR THIS YEAR (2019)

Please scroll down for list of all Irish champions so far this year.

367 athletes have claimed titles from 8 National tournaments so far in 2019.

An additional 19 boxers were crowned on Friday and Saturday last at the Natiuonal U/18 Championships at the Stadium.

National U/22 Championships National Stadium Dublin (January) read more

NATIONAL U/18 CHAMPIONSHIPS – DAY 3 RESULTS

Lauren Dempsey shaded Catherine Blaney in a cracking U/18 final at the National Stadium tonight.

The featherweights – both European medallists – went all the way down to the final bell before Dempsey’s hand was raised on a 3-2 split to take the first gold of the tournament.

The remaining semi-finals were also decided tonight, with Brandon McCarthy, pictured below, and Cian Reddy setting up Saturday’s 60kg showdown. read more

NATIONAL U/18 C’SHIPS RESUME TONIGHT

The National U/18 Championships will be decided over 37 semi-finals and finals at Dublin’s National Stadium this Friday and Saturday.

The tournament resumes Friday at the home of Olympic, World and European medallists. Seventeen last-four bouts are down for decision.

Catherine Blaney and Lauren Dempsey meet in the 57kg decider in the third bout on the program to determine the destination of the first title of the Championships. read more

IRELAND FINISH IN 5TH SPOT IN ODESSA

Ireland finished in 5th spot in the medals table at the recent Trestin Memorial in Odessa, Ukraine.

Ukraine, Cuba, Joran, Kazakhstan and Ireland occupied the top five positions at the 13-nation tournament.

Ukraine won five gold.

Ireland’s five-strong squad also finished in 5th position in the rankings table. read more