Team Ireland claim 3 gold, 1 silver and 7 bronze European School Championship medals.

Team Ireland will come home from the European School Championships in Slovenia with 3 gold, 1 silver and 7 bronze medal – along with the 3rd place finish in the medals table. 32 federations competed in the tournament. In all, 380 boxers contested the tournament.

Ukraine topped the medals table with 20, followed by England, with 12. Team Ireland had the largest women’s team, of 12 boxers, and the joint second-largest men’s team, of 14 boxers.

36kg Louise Joyce (Olympic L) opened proceedings in Bout 1 against England’s Summer Grigg. She came away with gold, following a 5-0 win. Five bouts later, 46kg Ella Archbold (Ballybrack) was likewise victorious over Armenia’s Hamest Afrikyan, this time on a 4-1 split. 64kg Cassie Henderson (Phoenix Antrim) contested against Italy’s Gaia Gaia Caldarella, and was the 5-0 winner, and so, the champion.50kg Jason Donoghue (Olympic L) met Armenia’s Karen Zakharyan – he boxed strongly, and comes home with silver following a 4-1 split in favour of his opponent.

Team Ireland’s bronze medalists, 42kg Carley O’Herron (Rochfordbridge ), 44kg Aleigha Murphy (Crumlin), 54kg Sophie Lawlor (Wexford CBS), 57kg Kaysie Joyce (Clonmel), 70kg Ava Lannon (Dungarvan), 75kg John Ward ( Monivea), 90kg Jake Fitzgerald (Dungarvan) were all awarded their medals during the finals.

The team is en route home today, and will land at Dublin Airport, from Zurich, at 22:05hrs.

Team Ireland European School Championship Squad

36kg Louise Joyce (Olympic L)

40kg Kayleigh Hodnett(St Josephs L)

42kg Carley O’Herron (Rochfordbridge )

44kg Aleigha Murphy (Crumlin)

46kg Ella Archbold (Ballybrack)

48kg Paige Nickles (Banbridge)

51kg Ruth Dossen (Olympic Galway)

54kg Sophie Lawlor (Wexford CBS)

57kg Kaysie Joyce (Clonmel)

60kg Isabelle Hawkins (St Nicholas)

64kg Cassie Henderson (Phoenix Antrim)

70kg Ava Lannon (Dungarvan)

40kg Rylee Finn (St Nicholas )

42kg Comghnall Guerrine ( Sacred Heart  D)

44kg Kalib Walsh ( Wexford CBS )

46kg Padraig Walsh ( Immaculata )

48kg Conan McSorley ( Two Castles )

50kg Jason Donoghue ( Olympic L )

52kg Kai Dynes Murphy (Immaculata)

54kg Darren O’Toole ( Enniskerry )

57kg James Rooney (St John Bosco ABC, Belfast)

63kg Darragh Ryan( Drimnagh )

66kg Peter McGee (St Conleths )

70kg Senan Kennedy ( Cabra ): Completed drawsheets not yet issued

75kg John Ward ( Monivea): Completed drawsheets not yet issued

90kg Jake Fitzgerald (Dungarvan): Completed drawsheets not yet issued

Team Manager: Bernadette Lannon

Team Manager: Francis Keeling

Coach: Aoife Hennigan

Coach: Paul Simpson

Coach: Garry Kehoe

Coach: Antoinette Fay McClean

R&J: Martin O’Neill

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

Day Six results are available here

Day Seven results are available here

Finals Results

Medals Standings