Results: 2023 National Elite Championships – Men’s QFs and Women’s SFs.

8 men’s Elites quarter finals and 14 women’s semi-finals were decided at the National Stadium, Dublin, today:

57kg Adam Hession (Monivea) beat Patryk Adamus (Drimnagh), 3-2

57kg Paul Loonam (St Carthages) beat Jake Rapple (Monkstown D), 5-0

57kg Sean Purcell (Saviours Crystal) beat Jake McMahon (Liberty), 4-1

57kg Jordan Smith (Holy Family L) beat Paddy McShane (Letterkenny), 4-1           

60kg Bayo Alabi (Westside)beat Evan Fitzgerald (Esker), 3-2

60kg Davey Joyce (Holy Family L) beat Teo Alin (Holy Trinity), 5-0

60kg Jason Nevin (Olympic L) beat Killian Geraghty (Greenhills/DF), 4-1

60kg Rhys Owens (Erne) beat Adam Courtney (St Mary’s D), 5-0

48kg Nicole Buckley (St Carthages) beat Courtney Daly (Crumlin), 5-0

48kg Ciara Walsh (Smithfield) beat Carol Coughlan (Monkstown D), 5-0

50kg Caitlin Fryers (Immaculata A) W/O

50kg Daina Moorehouse (Enniskerry) beat Niamh Early (Ryston), 5-0

54kg Jennifer Lehane (DCU) beat Rachel Lawless (Portlaoise/Defence F), 4-1

57kg Michaela Walsh (Emerald A) beat Kellie McLoughlin (St Catherines), 5-0

57kg Kelsey Leonard (Unit 3) beat Isabella Hughes (St Mary’s D), 5-0

60kg Zara Breslin (Tramore) beat Clodagh Greene (Crumlin), 5-0

63kg Winnie McDonagh (Neilstown) beat Renee Roach (DCU), 3-2

63kg Shauna Browne O’Keefe (Clonmel) beat Eve Woods (DCU/Defence F), 5-0

66kg Amy Broadhurst (St Bronaghs) beat Kaci Rock (Enniskerry), 4-1

66kg Grainne Walsh (Spartacus) beat Leanne Murphy (Togher) 3-2

70kg Christina Desmond (Dungarvan) W/O

81kg Bethany Doocey (Castlebar) beat Lisa Browne (Santry), 5-0

Men’s Semi-Finals: Friday, January 20th

57kg   Adam Hession (Monivea) V Paul Loonam (St Carthages)

57kg   Sean Purcell (Saviours Crystal) V  Jordan Smith (Holy Family L)

60kg   Bayo Alabi (Westside) V Davey Joyce (Holy Family L)

60kg   Jason Nevin (Olympic L) V Rhys Owens (Erne)

63.5kg Aaron O’Donohue (G. Gloves/DF) V Brandon McCarthy (St Michaels L)

63.5kg John Paul Hale (Star A) V Dean Clancy (Sean McDermott)

67kg   Wayne Kelly (Ballynacargy) V Eugene McKeever (Holy Family L)

67kg   Ryan McCarthy (Fr Horgans) V Cian Reddy (Portlaoise)

71kg   Matthew McCole (Illies GG) V Jon McConnell (Holy Trinity)

71kg   Aidan Walsh (Emerald A) V Dean Walsh (St Ibars/Josephs)

75kg   Eoghin Lavin (Ballyhaunis) V Joshua Olaniyan (Jobstown)

75kg   Christopher O’Reilly (Holy Family L) V Gavin Rafferty (Dublin Docklands)    

80kg   Jason Clancy (Sean McDermott) W/O

80kg   Brian Kennedy (St Mary’s/DF) V  Keelyn Cassidy (Saviours Crystal

86kg   Kane Tucker (Emerald A)  V Kyle Roche (St Michaels NR)

92kg   Jack Marley (Monkstown D) V Wayne Rafferty (Dublin Docklands)

92kg   Patrick Ward (Olympic C) V Patrick Corcoran (Olympic C)

92+kg William J McCartan (Gilford) V Daniel Fakoyede (Westside)

92+kg Gytis Lisinskas (Celtic  Eagles) V  Keith McEneaney (Dealgan)

Up-dated finals programme: Saturday, January 21st

48kg   Nicole Buckley (St Carthages) V Ciara Walsh (Smithfield)

48kg   Paudraig Downey (St John Bosco A) V Rickey Nesbitt (Holy Family L)

50kg   Caitlin Fryers (Immaculata A) V Daina Moorehouse (Enniskerry)

51kg   Clepson dos Santos (Holy Trinity)  V Sean Mari (Monkstown D/Defence F)

52kg   Chloe Gabriel (Mulhuddart) V Nicole Clyde (Antrim)

54kg   Niamh Fay (Ballybougall)  V Jennifer Lehane (DCU)              

54kg   Jorge Rogla Castanno (Corinthians) V Dylan Eagleson (St Pauls A)

57kg   Michaela Walsh (Emerald A) V Kelsey Leonard (Unit 3)

57kg   Winner V Winner

60kg   Kellie Harrington (St Mary’s D) V Zara Breslin (Tramore)

60kg   Winner V Winner

63kg   Winnie McDonagh (Neilstown) V Shauna Browne O’Keefe (Clonmel)

63.5kg Winner V Winner

66kg   Amy Broadhurst (St Bronaghs) V Grainne Walsh (Spartacus)

67kg   Winner V Winner

70kg   Tiffany O’Reilly (Portlaoise) V Christina Desmond (Dungarvan)

71kg   Winner V Winner

75kg   Aoife O’Rourke (Olympic C) V Aoibhe Carabine (Geesala)

75kg Winner V Winner

80kg   Jason Clancy (Sean McDermott) V Winner

81kg   Dearbhla Tinnelly (Clann Naofa) V Bethany Doocey (Castlebar)

81+kg Judy Bobbett (Liberty) V Shauna Kearney (Bunclody)

86kg   Dmytro Oliynyk (Smithfield) v Winner

92kg   Winner V Winner

92+kg Winner V Winner

Please note: this is an indicative list of the finals where both opponents are know; the order of boxing may be amended. All boxers and clubs will be advised of the finalised order of boxing in good time.

Weigh ins:

January 20th and 21st: 8.00am – 9.00am & 12.00pm – 1.00pm


Tickets for Irish boxing’s blue riband competition are now on sale. Tickets are also on the door at the National Stadium and by calling 085 131 1870, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5.30pm.

Friday, January 13th and Saturday, January 14th:

Adults, €10

Under 14s: €5

Friday, January 20th

Adults, €20

Under 14s: €10

Finals – Saturday, January 21st

Adults, Ringside: €40

Adults, Angles: €30

Adults, Gallery: €20

Under 14s: €10