Team Ireland Bank Two Wins At The European Schools Championship.

Team Ireland have recorded two wins on day two of the European Schools Championship, in Turkey

50kg Brandon Geoghegan, after his opening day win, met Poland’s Jackub Marcinow in bout 8 of the afternoon session, and came away with his second 5-0 win of the competition. Judges scored the bout: 30:27, 29:28, 30:27, 30:26, 30:27.

Lochlainn Beagan opened his account at 42kg in bout 6 of the evening session, against Italy’s Aramini Massimiliano. He progresses by way of a 3-2 split decision, with the final scores: 29:28, 29:28, 29:28
28:29, 28:29. Ten bouts later, Team Co-Captain, John (Maher) Donoghue fought second bout of the competition, against Ukraine’s Vladislav Zheleznov. He lost out on 3-2 split, 28:28, 28:28, 28:28 *26:30,

51kg Donna McCarthy took on Italy’s Filarida Estella in bout 4 of the afternoon session, and won’t progress on the narrowest of margins, a 3-2 split. Judges scored the bout 30:27, 29:28, 27:30, 27:30, 29:28.

54kg Robyn Carlisle met home boxer, Ozkan Sila in bout 7 of the same session, and put in a brave performance – the contest ended in a Round 2 RSC for the Turkish boxer. Team Co-Captain, Cassie Mae Henderson, contesting at 60kg, boxed England’s Lexi Walker in bout 11, and leaves the tournament following a 5-0 decision in favour of her opponent. Final scores: 27:30, 26:30, 26:30, 24:30, 26:30.

In the first bout of the evening session, 64kg Alannah Kenny met Moldova’s Xenia Coronciuc, and the UD went to the Moldovan boxer. The judges scores the bout 29:28, 29:28, 29:28, 29:28, 30:27.

Boxing on Day Three of the tournament takes place tomorrow, and 7 Team Ireland boxers are in action.

In Bout 5 of the Afternoon session, Elma Barry contests against Daria Liahotska of Ukraine. In Bout 8, 42kg Abbey Molloy meets home boxer Ozdemir Melek. 5 bouts later, 44kg Lauren Doherty Crinnion boxes England’s Kalsi Jaya. In Bout 16, 46kg Alanna O’Brien takes on Azerbaijan’s Yulia Doroshenko. 48kg Mary Furlong contests against England’s Ruby Took in bout 21.

In the evening session, 57kg Faith Kileen contests against Bosnia & Herzegovina’s Dunja Vuksic in bout 11 while in bout 15, 37-40kg Kalib Walshe meets Georgia’s Shalva Beridze.

Afternoon Session Programme:

Sunday’s Afternoon Session will be streamed here:

Evening Session programme

Sunday’s Evening Session will be streamed here:

Team Ireland Squad:

34-36kg Ellen Winnie Joyce, Olympic L, Co. Westmeath

38kg Carley O’Herron, Rochfordbridge BC, Co. Westmeath

40kg Elma Barry, Setanta L, Co. Kildare

42kg Abbey Molloy, Sacred Heart BC, Dublin.

44kg Lauren Doherty Crinnion, Fr. Horgan’s, Co. Cork

46kg Alanna O’Brien, Setanta L, Co. Kildare

48kg Mary Furlong, Na Fianna BC, Co. Wexford

51kg Donna Marie McCarthy, Mayfield BC, Co. Cork

54kg Robyn Charlie Carlyle, Crumlin BC, Dublin

57kg Faith Kileen, Jobstown BC, Dublin

60kg Cassie May Henderson, Gilford ABC, Co. Armagh: Team Co-Captain

64kg Alannah Kenny, Clonmel BC, Co. Tipperary

70kg Chloe Louise Poleon, Dunboyne BC, Co. Meath

37-40kg Kalib Walshe, Wexford CBS, Co. Wexford

42kg Lochlainn Michael Beagan , Sean Doran’s BC, Co.

44kg Danial Joyce, Elite Mullingar, Co. Westmeath

46kg James Michael Casey, Sliabh Luchra BC, Co. Kerry

48kg Christian Doyle, Olympic L, Co. Westmeath

50kg Brandon Geoghegan, Sacred Heart, Dublin

52kg Cian Michael Stapleton, Marble City BC, Co. Kilkenny

54kg Danny John Mahon, Fr. Flanagan’s BC, Co, Kildare

57kg John (Daniel Maher) O’Donoghue, Olympic L, Co. Westmeath: Team Co-Captain.

60kg Edward Harty, Portloaise BC, Co. Laois

63kg Broderick Adbuire, Jobstown BC, Dublin

66kg Rocco Dempsey, Avona BC, Dublin

70kg John Paul Mongans, Rathkeale BC, Co. Limerick

75kg Callum Francis Barrett, Olympic C, Co. Galway

80kg Richard Daniel Kiely, Midleton BC, Co. Cork

90kg Jordie Cooke, Gleann BC, Co. Antrim

Team Managers: Gus Farrell and Jennifer O ‘Sullivan Coffey


Amanda Spencer

Lynn McEnery

Brian Barry

Jeff Fitzgerald

R&J: Dermot McDermott

Day One session results are here

Day Two results:

Session One:

Session Two:

Session Three

Session Four