Team Ireland: 3 Gold, 1 Silver & 3 Bronze At European U22 Championships.

Team Ireland’s European U22 Championship Squad will return to Ireland from Croatia with 7 medals. That includes 3 gold medals, 1 silver and 3 bronze medals.

Team Ireland capped off a highly successful European U22 Championship campaign in Porec, Croatia, this evening with a gold medal for 19-year-old heavyweight and now two-time European medallist, Dublin’s Jack Marley.

Jack’s victory over Italy’s Roberto Lizzi was a unanimous one in the last bout of the tournament. Jack is a team Co-Captain.

Bronze medals were today also bestowed on bantamweight, Dylan Eagleson, and lightweight, Paul Loonam.

Today’s Men’s Finals followed the Women’s Finals on Tuesday, in which the team claimed 2 gold medals and a silver.

Team Co-Captain, light middleweight Lisa O’Rourke, sister of Olympian and Strandja champion Aoife, won a 4-1 split decision in her final with Daria Parada of Poland. Ireland’s second women’s gold came courtesy of former European Youth champion, 54kg Niamh Fay. She claimed a 5-0 win over Italy’s Sharon Prisco.

Team Ireland’s silver medal came courtesy of middleweight, Aoibhe Carabine, and followed her final against Ukrainian Karolina Makhno, and a 5-0 decision in favour of her opponent.

The women’s team finished joint 2nd in the tournament’s medals rankings and 3rd out of 24 countries in the team rankings. Turkey and Italy were in first and second, respectively.

Men’s medal rankings and team standings have yet to be released.

Team Ireland will land at Dublin Airport on Thursday evening at circa 7.30pm and is expected in the Terminal 1 Arrivals Hall between 7.45pm and 8pm.

The Team Ireland squad is comprised of 18 boxers – 9 men and 9 women and includes reigning 2022 IABA U22 Champions.


48kg Nicole Clyde

50kg Caitlin Fryers

52kg Daina Moorehouse

54kg Niamh Fay: Gold medallist

57kg Zara Breslin

63kg Eve Woods

66kg Kaci Rock: Bronze medallist

70kg Lisa O’Rourke: Gold medallist

75kg Aoibhe Carabine: Silver medallist


48kg Padraig Downey

51kg Clepson De Santos

54kg Dylan Eagleson: Bronze medallist

57kg Jake Mc Mahon

60kg Paul Loonam: Bronze medallist

63kg Shamie Mc Donagh

67kg Barry O Connor

71kg Darragh Gilroy

92kg Jack Marley: Gold medallist

The competition schedule and draw sheets for every Irish boxer are available here

Day One session results are here

Day Two session results are here

Day Three session results are here

Day Four session results are here

Day Five session results are here

Day Six session results are here

Day Seven session results are here

Day 8 session results are here

Women’s Final results are here