Three more Team Ireland boxers have won at least bronze medals at the European U22 Championships in Porec, Croatia, today.Lightweight Paul Loonam put in a dominant, assured and confident performance in his bout with Simone Spada of Italy, coming away with a 5-0 decision and a bronze medal. Likewise, bantamweight Dylan Eagleson claimed a 5-0 decision win over Jakub Krzpiet of Poland.
49kg Padraig Downey made his tournament debut against Buglarian Ergyunal Sebahtin, and his interest in the competition ended with a 5-0 decision in favour of his opponent.
Flyweight Clepson dos Santos contested strongly against Azerbaijan’s Nijat Huseynov, but the Azerbaijan boxer came away with the unanimous decision. Barry O’Connor lost to Ioan Croft of Wales on a 5-0 split, following a valiant performance
Heavyweight and Team Co-Captain Jack Marley, who received a bye in the draw, was dominate throughout will step between the ropes in the quarter final afternoon session Mateusz Piotr Ereznicki Poland
Paul, Dylan and Jack join 54kg Niamh Fay, Team Co-Captain Lisa O’Rourke, welterweight Kaci Rock has and middleweight Aoibhe Carabine won a unanimous decision victory over Hungary’s Regina Lakos.
All seven Team Ireland boxers will seek to up-grade their medals on Sunday.
The women’s semi-finals take place in the Afternoon Session:
The Men’s Semi Finals take place in the evening session:
The tournament is being live-streamed on the EUBC YouTube channel
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
57kg Zara Breslin
63kg Eve Woods
66kg Kaci Rock
70kg Lisa O’Rourke
75kg Aoibhe Carabine
48kg Padraig Downey
51kg Clepson De Santos
54kg Dylan Eagleson
57kg Jake Mc Mahon
60kg Paul Loonam
63kg Shamie Mc Donagh
67kg Barry O Connor
71kg Darragh Gilroy
92kg Jack Marley
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 12, Ring A
Day Seven, session 12, Ring B
Day Seven, session 13, Ring A