Team Ireland depart for Germany tomorrow morning, August 22nd, ahead of the start of the 19th edition of the AIBA World Men’s Elite Championships in Hamburg on Friday.

Ireland’s five strong squad finished up their final training camp at the Institute of Sport In Sheffield last Friday.

Irish Profiles

Boxing2017 – IRL Dean Gardiner +91kg

Boxing2017 – IRL Joseph Ward 81kg

Boxing2017 – IRL Sean McComb 64kg

Boxing2017 – IRL Kurt Walker 56kg

Boxing2017 – IRL Brendan Irvine 52kg

Three-time European Elite champion, Joe Ward, the 2015 and 2013 World Elite finalist and semi-finalist, is Irish team captain.


World Elite Men’s Championships Hamburg, Germany August 25th/September 2nd


Irish squad

52kg Brendan Irvine  (St Paul’s)
56kg Kurt Walker (Canal)
64kg Sean McComb (Holy Trinity)
81kg Joe Ward (Moate) cpt
91+kg Dean Gardiner (Clonmel)

Team manager/High-Performance Director: Bernard Dunne
Coaches: Zaur Antia, John Conlan and Dmitry Dimitruc
Physio: Seamus Caffrey
Performance Analysis: Alan Swanton
R&J: Ben McGarrigle