Team Ireland boxer named Boxer of the Tournament at Youth 5 Nations.

Team Ireland’s Ava Rose Henry Lyndon has been named Boxer of the Tournament, at the completion of a 5 Nations competition, hosted by the Federazione Pugilistica Italiana.

The competition involved Ireland, Italy, France, Ukraine and Hungary, and was held in Assissi.

Team Ireland recorded a total of 14 wins over three days – culminating today with 5-0 wins for 48kg Carleigh Irving and 57kg: Natalia Fasciszewska over Ukraine. 66kg Gabrielle Mongan was similarly decisive over a home boxer. 52kg Esther Lambe took on Italy’s Martina Vassallo and came out the wrong side of a split decision.

50kg Katie O’Keefe, 54kg Niamh Keogh and Boxer of the Tournament, 60kg Ava Rose Henry Lyndon received walk-overs today.

Team Ireland return home tomorrow with the Best Boxer award, 3 golds 4 silver 1 bronze.

Team Ireland

48kg: Carleigh Maria Irving (Oakleaf)

50kg: Katie O’Keeffe  (Kanturk)

52kg: Esther Lambe (Setanta)

54kg: Niamh Keogh (Olympic Mullingar)

57kg: Natalia Fasciszewska (Castlebar)

60kg: Ava Rose Henry Lyndon (Dublin Docklands)

66kg: Gabrielle Mongan (WhiteChurch)

70kg: Nell Mc Laughlin (Eagle BC)


William Brereton (St. Brigid’s BC)

Aoife Hennigan (Swinford BC)