Team Ireland are due to arrive home from the AIBA World Women’s Youth Championships in Guwahati, India via Dublin Airport at 11.20am on Tuesday morning (Terminal 1).

The squad finished in joint 9th place in the medals table with China, Japan and Turkey at the tournament, courtesy of bronze medal wins for Caitlin Fryers and Katelynn Phelan, pictured.

The eight-strong squad finished in 12th spot in the ranking tables in India.

Irish boxing has won six medals, one silver and five bronze, since the inaugural World Women’s Youth Championships in Turkey in 2011.

AIBA Youth Women’s World Boxing Championships Guwahati, India

November 19th

Last 32

51kg Shauna Blaney (Ireland) lost to Ekaterina Molchanova (Russia) 0-5

November 20th

Last 32

48kg Caitlin Fryers (Ireland) beat Nasu Misaki (Japan) 5-0

Last 16

69kg Shannon Reilly (Ireland) beat Olivia Hussey (England) 3-2

75kg Lauren Kelly (Ireland) lost to Ya Chun-Yang (Chinese Taipei) 0-5

November 21st

Last 16

48kg Caitlin Fryers (Ireland) beat Sumaiya Kosimova (Tajikistan) 5-0
54kg Mary Geraghty (Ireland) lost to Marie Bachmaier (Germany) 1-4
57kg Labhaoise Clarke (Ireland) lost to Namuun Monkhor (Mongolia) RETI3
60kg Marguerita Nevin (Ireland) lost to Klaudia Budasz (Poland) 2-3

November 22nd


48kg Caitlin Fryers (Ireland) beat Karina Tuvakova (Russia) 3-2
64kg Katelynn Phelan (Ireland) beat Aidyl Cardenas (USA) 4-1
69kg Shannon Reilly (Ireland) lost to Citalli Ortiz (USA) 0-5

November 24th


64kg Katelynn Phelan (Ireland) lost to Ekaterina Dynnik (Russia) 0-5

November 25th


48kg Caitlin Fryers (Ireland) lost to Zhazira Urakbayeva (Kazakhstan) 1-4

Irish Squad

48kg Caitlin Fryers (Immaculata) (Bronze)
51kg Shauna Blaney (Navan)
54kg Mary Geraghty (Baldoyle)
57kg Labhaoise Clarke (Carndonagh)
60kg Marguerita Nevin (St.Brigid’s, Kildare)
64kg Katelynn Phelan (St.Brigid’s, Kildare) (Bronze)
69kg Shannon Reilly (Bray)
75kg Lauren Kelly (St.Brigid’s, Edenderry)

Team manager: Anna Moore
Coaches: Jimmy Payne, Liam Brereton, Antia Just
R&J: Sadie Duffy