Team Ireland’s Women’s European Championship semi-final opponents are now known.
This is an historic Championships for Ireland – 7 boxers have won through to podium places, beating the record set in 2019 of 3 medal finishes.
Today is a rest day at the tournament in Budva, Montenegro, and semi-finals will be boxed on Friday. The afternoon session begins at 1pm, Irish time, and the evening session begins at 4.30pm.
First between the ropes tomorrow will be 48kg Shannon Sweeney, St. Anne’s, Mayo, She will contest against Bulgaria’s Sevda Asenova in the opening bout of the afternoon session.
In bout 5 of the same session, at around 2.15pm, Olympian and Commonwealth Games champion, 57kg Micheala Walsh of Emerald BC, Belfast, meets Italy’s Irma Testa.
In bout 8, at approximately 3pm, World Champion Amy Broadhurst contests her semi final against Croatia’s Sara Beram.
In bout 10, at around 4pm, former European medallist, 70kg Tina Desmond Dungarvan BC/Garda BC, takes on Italy’s Melissa Gemini.
In the opening bout of the evening session, at 4.30pm, 50kg Caitlin Fryers meets Azerbaijan’s Anakhanim Ismayilova.
In bout 6, at approximately 5.45pm, Olympic champion Kellie Harrington contests against Kosovo’s Donjeta Sadiku.
In bout 10, at around 6.30pm, Olympian Aoife O’Rourke, takes on Love Holgersson of Sweden.
Watch the Semi-Finals afternoon session:
Watch the Semi Finals afternoon session:
Team Ireland Squad
48kg: Shannon Sweeney, St. Anne’s, Mayo
50kg: Caitlin Fryers, Immaculata BC, Belfast
52kg: Carly McNaul, Ormeau Road BC, Belfast
54kg: Niamh Fay, Phoenix of Ballyboughal BC, Dublin
57kg: Michaela Walsh, Emerald BC, Belfast
60kg: Kellie Harrington, St. Mary’s BC, Dublin
63kg: Amy Broadhurst, St. Bronagh’s ABC, Newry
66kg: Kaci Rock, Enniskerry BC, Wicklow
70kg: Christina Desmond, Dungarvan BC/Garda BC
75kg: Aoife O’Rourke, Olympic BC, Galway
Drawsheets for Team Ireland are here
Day One results are here
Day Two results are here
Day Three results are here
Day Four results are here
Day Five results are here
Day Six results are here