Team Ireland came away with three wins on the second day of the 73rd Strandja International Tournament.
W50kg Caitlin Fryers opened Ireland’s account with a 5-0 decision win over Eugenia Anghel (ROU)
That was followed 10 minutes later in Ring B, when W52kg Carly Naul was the right side of a 4-1 decision in her contest with Zhaina Shekerbekova of Kazakhstan.
Olympian, Michaela Walsh, returned to competitive action for the first time since the Tokyo games in Sofia today, and came away with a unanimous win over Lacramioara Perijoc of Romania.
The first Team Ireland boxer in action at Strandja today, W48kg Shannon Sweeney, lost out to Italian, Roberta Bonatti, on a unanimous decision.
Six Irish boxers are in action on Day Three of the tournament:
Reigning W60kg Olympic Champion, Kellie Harrington, makes her post-Tokyo return to the ring. Also boxing are W70kg Christina Desmond and Olympian W75kg Aoife O’Rourke.
M57kg Adam Hession, M60kg JP Hale, and M80kg Kelyn Cassidy all have byes and make their tournament debuts tomorrow. The programme is here:
M71kg Luke Maguire is in action on Wednesday.
The tournament is being live-streamed, by ring and session, on the IBA You Tube channel, here.
Day3, Session5. Ring A, 12:00: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obKwDr8o9ks
Day3, Session5, Ring B, 12:00: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fx-R9RLGji8
Day3, Session6, Ring A, 16:00: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1bwe90d04xM
Day3, Session6, Ring B, 16:00:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBdVnztXtvg
Team Ireland Squad:
F48kg Shannon Sweeney
F50kg Caitlin Fryers
F52kg Carly McNaul
F57kg Michaela Walsh
F60kg Kellie Harrington
F70kg Christina Desmond
F75kg Aoife O’Rourke
57kg Adam Hession
60kg JP Hale
63.5kg Dean Clancy
67kg Eugene McKeever
71kg Luke Maguire
80kg Kelyn Cassidy
92kg+ Thomas Maughan
The competition schedule and individual draws for all 14 Team Ireland boxers are here
Day One results are here
Day Two Session Results
Ring A, Session 5
Ring A, Session 7
Ring B, Session 6
Ring B, Session 8