Team Ireland Secure 7 Medals At The European U22 Championships.

Dylan Eagleson on his declaration as winner.

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:

Ring A:

Ring B:

The tournament is being live-streamed on the EUBC YouTube channel

Ring A:

Ring B:

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