Ger McDonagh


Cork’s Gerard McDonagh,pictured,will be the first Irish boxer in action on Day 3 of the European Schoolboy Championships in Zagreb, Croatia today.

The Irish captain, who boxes out of the Glen BC, meets Denmark’s Mikail Harmanci in the 2nd bout on the program.

Paddy Myres (5), Francis Maughan (10), Jason Irwin (14), Matthew Tyndall (17) and John Sweeney (20) are in action in the evening session which begins at 5pm (Irish time).

(Bout numbers in brackets).

European Schoolboy Championships Zagreb, Croatia

July 24th

Preliminaries (last 32)

44.5kg Eoghan Quinn (Ireland) beat Kros Ermas  (Bosnia & Herzegovina) 3-0
46kg Steve Cairns (Ireland) beat Severin Yordanov (Bulgaria) 3-0

July 25th

(1pm session, Irish time – last 16)

38.5KG Jerome Lonergan-Gartland (Ireland) beat Krasimer Dzhurov (Bulgaria) 2-1
44.5KG Eoghan Quinn (Ireland) beat Matteo Ferraro (Italy) 3-0

(5pm session, Irish time – last 16)

40KG Thomas Donovan (Ireland) lost to Ignas Liaudanskis (Lithuania) 1-2
46KG Steve Cairns (Ireland) lost to Maksim Demenenko (Russia) 0-3
50KG Shane O’Gorman (Ireland) lost to Nermin Ajetovic (Serbia) 0-3

July 26th – last 16

1pm sesssion (Irish time)

41.5KG Ger McDonagh (Ireland) v  Mikail Harmanci (Denmark)

5pm session (Irish time)

52KG Paddy Myers (Ireland) v Shilov Aleksander (Russia)
54KG Francis Maughan (Ireland) v Rakitin Ilya (Russia)
59KG Jason Irwin (Ireland) v  Gramos Berisha (Kosova) v Jason Irwin
62KG  Matthew Tyndall (Ireland) v Kofan Maksym (Ukraine)
76+KG John Sweeney (Ireland) v Timur  Avdoian (Russia)

July 27th Q/Finals

38.5KG Jerome Lonergan-Gartland (Ireland) v Kiril Kladovikov (Russia)
44.5KG Eoghan Quinn (Ireland) v Cameron Whyte (Scotland)
76KG Thomas Doherty (Ireland) v Russia or Croatia
65KG William Hayden (Ireland) v  Nazar Karaka (Belarus)

July 28th Q/Finals

48KG Cain Lewis (Ireland) v Croatia or Italy
43KG Jonathan Hughes (Ireland) v Moldova or Ukraine
56KG Patrick Collins (Ireland) v Lithuania or Italy
68KG Jason Myers v Romania or Hungary

72KG Jamie Edwards (Ireland) Voevodin Andrei (Russia)

Irish squad

38.5KG Jerome Lonergan Gartland (Clonmel)
40KG Thomas Donovan (Olympic)
41.5KG Gerard McDonagh (Glen) cpt
43KG Jonathon Hughes (Jobstown)
44.5KG Eoghan Quinn (St.Johns Derry)
46KG Steven Cairns (Loughmahon)
48KG Cian Lewis (Ballymun)
50KG Shane O’Gorman (St.Malachys)
52KG Paddy Myers (Sligo City)
54KG Francis Maughan (St.Marys Dublin)
56KG Patrick Collins (Baldoyle)
59KG Jason Irwin (Castleblaney)
62KG Matthew Tyndall (Monkstown Dublin)
65KG William Hayden (Crumlin)
68KG Jason Myers (Titans)
72KG Jamie Edwards (Crumlin)
76KG Thomas Doherty (Baldoyle)

76+KG John Sweeney (Ennis)

Team Manager: Paddy Gallagher (Maynooth)

Coaches: Igor Khmil (Smithfield), JP Kinsella (Monkstown),Eoin Pluck (Arklow), Brian Barry (Riverstown) R&J: Martin Fennessy (Clonmel)