William Hayden (blue) is loading up the right that forced his opponent into a third standing count yesterday

William Hayden (blue) is loading up the right that forced his opponent into a third standing count yesterday.


Six Irish boxers will be aiming to join Francis Maughan and William Hayden on the medals podium at the European Schoolboy Championships in Croatia today.

Cian Lewis, Jonathan Hughes, Patrick Collins, Jason Irwin, Jason Myers and Jamie Edwards are in quarter-final action in Zagreb.

Maughan and Hayden guaranteed Ireland at least two bronze medals after winning their quarter-finals yesterday.

Boxing begins at 1pm and 5pm today (Irish times).

Friday is a rest day at the tournament. The semi-finals and finals will be decided on Saturday and Sunday.

Please see below attachment for today’s program.

Boxing2016 – EUBC European Confederation Schoolboys Boxing Championships Day5 Schedule



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
38.5KG Jerome Lonergan-Gartland (Ireland) beat Krasimer Dzhurov (Bulgaria) 2-1
44.5KG Eoghan Quinn (Ireland) beat Matteo Ferraro (Italy) 3-0
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
41.5KG Ger McDonagh (Ireland) lost to Mikail Harmanci (Denmark) 0-3
52KG Paddy Myers (Ireland) beat Shilov Aleksander (Russia) 3-0
54KG Francis Maughan (Ireland) beat Rakitin Ilya (Russia) 2-1
59KG Jason Irwin (Ireland) beat Gramos Berisha (Kosova) 3-0
62KG Matthew Tyndall (Ireland) lost to Kofan Maksym (Ukraine) 1-2
76+KG John Sweeney (Ireland) lost to Timur Avdoian (Russia) 0-3

July 27th Q/Finals
38.5KG Jerome Lonergan-Gartland (Ireland) lost to Kiril Kladovikov (Russia) 0-3
44.5KG Eoghan Quinn (Ireland) lost to Cameron Whyte (Scotland) 0-3
52KG Paddy Myers (Ireland) lost to Anton Georsiev (Bulgaria) 1-2
76KG Thomas Doherty (Ireland) lost Vasily Kaverin (Russia) 0-3
54KG Francis Maughan (Ireland) beat Olekski Dentsenkov (Ukraine) 2-1
65KG William Hayden (Ireland) beat Nazar Karaka (Belarus) TKO2

July 28th Q/Finals
48KG Cain Lewis (Ireland) v Daniel Salerno (Italy)
43KG Jonathan Hughes (Ireland) v Maksym Havryliuk (Ukraine)
56KG Patrick Collins (Ireland) v Guiseppe Recuberoi (Italy)
59KG Jason Irwin (Ireland) v Ageev Nikitin (Russia)
68KG Jason Myers v Valentin Laurentiu (Romania)
72KG Jamie Edwards v Andrei Voevodin (Russia)

July 30th S/Finals
54kg Francis Maughan (Ireland) v Matej Hlaca (Croatia)
65kg William Hayden (Ireland) v Viktor Kashin (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) (Bronze, at least)
56KG Patrick Collins (Baldoyle)
59KG Jason Irwin (Castleblaney)
62KG Matthew Tyndall (Monkstown Dublin)
65KG William Hayden (Crumlin) (Bronze, at least)
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)