Nine bouts will be decided at the inaugural Elite Open Leagues at Dublin’s National Stadium on Friday evening.

One female light welter contest, three male middleweight bouts, two light-heavy clashes, welter, heavy and super-heavy three-rounders are pencilled in for decision.

This year’s (February) Elite finalist Tommy Hyde meets Brian Kennedy at light-heavy.

Hyde’s great-granduncle, also Tommy Hyde, claimed a first Senior (Elite) belt for Cork’s Sunnyside BC at the Stadium in 1946.

Clodagh Greene and Renee Roach got head-to-head in the opening bout of the session on Friday.

Note – All boxers should bring their record books with them on Friday.

Clubs with boxers willing to partake in the Open Elite Leagues are asked to send details to the National Secretary, Paddy Gallagher at

Please include boxers name, weight, club, year of birth and club coach contact details.

Boxing begins at 7.30 pm on Friday.

Entry (payable at the door): Adults €10 and Children €5.


Open Elite Leagues National Stadium Dublin

Friday, November 29 (7.30 pm)

F64KG Clodagh Greene (Crumlin) v Renee Roach (DCU)
75KG John Joe Nevin (Crumlin) v Jack Lawlor (Templemore)
75KG Shane Dooley (St.Ibars) v Keelyn Cassidy (Saviours Crystal)
75KG Thomas Myers (Sligo City) v Glory Carlos Lmuala (Maynooth)
69KG Michael Bustard (Dockers) v Terry McEntee (DCU)
81KG Larry Redmond (Ballybrack) v Simon Bangu (Dunboyne)
81KG Tommy Hyde (Athy) v Brian Kennedy (Daingain)
91KG Brian Mullin (St.Annes) v Wayne Rafferty (St.Ciannians)
91+KG Thomas Carty (Crumlin) v Dean Scullion (Loughshore)