Team Ireland: 2 golds, 5 bronze at the European Junior Championships.

Team Ireland will return home from the 2024 European Junior Championships with 2 gold medals, 5 bronze, a Best Male Boxer trophy and having finishing 3rd in the countries medals table.

Two boxers, Edward Harty and John Donoghue, contested finals today.

First between the ropes was 63kg Edward Harty of Portlaoise BC. He contested against Armenia’s Aleks Petrosayan. Edward was dominant and decisive throughout the bout, and claimed gold on a 4-1 split decision. Judges scores have yet to be released by the EUBC.

57kg Kayleigh Byrne of Gorey BC, 63kg Kaysie Joyce of Clonmel BC, 66kg Cassie Henderson of Phoenix, 50kg Kalib Walsh, Wexford CBS and 52kg Eddie Corcoran, Olympic BC were all awarded their bronze medals today.

66kg John Donoghue boxed for gold in one of the last bouts of the tournament, also against Armenia opposition, in the form of Artyo Stepanyan. This was a tumultuous bout, with a John giving 2 standing counts in the third round. This is his second Category A title in 7 months. He claimed World Junior gold in December.

370 boxer contested the championships. 28 federations, in all, are competed at the tournament: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, England, Estonia, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Scotland, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Turkey.

The team will arrive land at Dublin Airport from Frankfurt at 2215hrs on Monday evening.

Team

46kg Abby Molloy, Sacred Heart, Dublin

48kg Isabel Nolan, Santry

50kg Paige Nickles, Banbridge

52kg Mary Ann Furlong, Na Fianna

54kg Molly Doyle, Templemore

57kg Kayleigh Byrne, Gorey

60kg Sarah McTiernan, Drumsna

63kg Kaysie Joyce, Clonmel

66kg Cassie Henderson, Phoenix

70kg Chloe Poleon, Dunboyne

75kg Carly Norris, Santry

80kg Alanna Kenny, Clonmel

46kg Oliver Plachta, St Francis

48kg Michael O’Reilly, St Paul’s, Waterford

50kg Kalib Walsh, Wexford

52kg Eddie Corcoran, Olympic L

54kg Jason Donoghue, Olympic L

57kg Joseph Mihai, Crumlin

60kg Desmond Sweeney, Olympic C

63kg Edward Harty, Portlaoise

66kg John Donoghue, Olympic L

70kg Cathal Myers, Sligo City

75kg William Heaphy, Golden Gloves M

80kg John Mongans, Rathkeale

81+kg Johnny McGinley, Gateway

Team Manager: Peter O’Donnell

Team Manager: Karen Robins

Coach: Brian Barry

Coach: Paul Simpson

Coach: Alan Donnellan

R&J: Barry Tucker.

Draws are available here

Day One results are available here

Day Two results are available here

Day Three results are available here

Day Four results are available here

Day Five results are available here

Semi final results are available here

Finals results are not yet available.