Magnificent 7: Team NI Boxers Vie For Commonwealth Games Finals Berths.

7 Team NI boxers contest Commonwealth Games semi finals in Birmingham today.

 following two days of Quarter Final action, and Olympian Micheala Walsh has entered the history books in the process by becoming a 3-time CWG medallist.

The team includes 2022 World Champion, Amy Broadhurst and 2022 European silver medallist, Dylan Eagleson, along with three 2018 Gold Coast Games silver medallists, in Carly McNaul and Aidan and Michaela Walsh, now Olympic bronze medallist and Olympian, respectively. Carly and Michaela are both ranked 5th in the world in their respective weights, following their contesting of the Women’s World Championships while 70kg, Eireann Nugent, is contesting her first tournament after 11 years away from competitive boxing. Jude Gallagher has been the busiest Team NI boxer at this tournament, and today contests his 4th bout in 7 days.

Team NI Semi-Finals schedule, Saturday, August 6th:

11:45am: 70kg Eireann Nugent V. Rosie Eccles of Wales

2:30pm: 50kg Carly McNaul V Teddy Nakimuli of Uganda

3:00pm: 54kg Dylan Eagleson V. Matthew McHale of Scotland

3:45pm: 60kg Amy Broadhurst V   Cynthia Ogunsemilore of Nigeria

4:30pm: 71kg Aidan Walsh V. Garan Croft of Wales

7:15pm: 57kg Jude Gallagher V Keoma-Ali Al-Ahmadieh of Canada

7:30pm: 57kg Michaela Walsh V Phiwokuhle Sbusisiwe Mnguni of South Africa

All tournament reports, reports and schedules are available here

N.I Commonwealth Team:

48kg Nicole Clyde, Antrim BC – Quarter Finalist

50kg Carly McNaul, Ormeau Rd BC – Medallist

51kg Clepson Paiva, Holy Trinity BC– Quarter Finalist

54kg Dylan Eagleson, St. Paul’s BC– Medallist

57kg Michaela Walsh, Emerald BC- Medallist

57kg Jude Gallagher, Two Castles BC– Medallist

60kg Amy Broadhurst, St. Bronagh’s BC– Medallist

63.5kg JP Hale, Star ABC

67kg Eugene McKeever, Holy Family BC, Drogheda

70kg Eireann Nugent, Immaculata BC– Medallist

71kg Aidan Walsh, Emerald BC– Medallist

75kg Jake Tucker, Emerald BC

Performance Lead: John Conlan

Head Coach: Damian Kennedy


Liam Corr

Rory McShane

Jay Delaney

Support Team

Damian Martin

Lorcan McGee