Team Ireland Squad To Contest The European Youth Championships Named.

A 24 strong team has been named to contest the European Youth Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria.

The squad has just concluded a week long training camp in Co. Louth, and will depart for Sofia on Tuesday. Key members of the training squad are 44kg Karl Reilly, of Immaculata BC and 46kg Louis Rooney, of Star ABC. Weights for the championship begin at 48kg.

Yasmin Meredith of Corinthians BC and Bobbi Flood of Cabra BC have been named Team Captains.

The draw takes place on Wednesday, April 13th, and boxing begins on April 14th.

Team Ireland Squad:
48kg: Georgia McGovern, Setanta              

48kg: Patsy Joyce, Olympic                           

50kg: Katie O’Keefe, Kanturk                 

51kg: Adam McKenna, Holy Family          

52kg: Esther Lambe, Setanta

54kg: Shakira Donoghue, Templemore 

54kg: Gavin Ryan, Ratoath                        

57kg: Yasmin Meredith, Corinthians: Team Captain        

57kg: John Donoghue, St Michaels Athy

60kg: Jason Nevin, Olympic

63kg: Winnie McDonagh, Neilstown              

63.5kg: Tom McDonnell, Docklands                             

66kg: Gabrielle Mongan, Whitechurch          

67kg: Jim Donovan, Our Lady of Lourdes

70kg: Laura Moran, St Annes

71kg: Bobbi Flood, Cabra: Team Captain.                                   

75kg: Emma Keating, Paulstown                            

75kg: Joshua Olaniyan, Jobstown                             

80kg: Ryan Murphy, Neilstown                             

81kg: Dearbhla Tinnelly, Clann Naofa     

81+kg: Cliona Darcy, Tobar Pheadair   

86kg: Nathan Ojo, Esker

92kg: David J McDonagh, Olympic               

92+kg: Bernie Cawley, St David’s, Naas

Team Manager:          

Anna Moore 


James Doyle 

Liam Cunningham 

Aoife Hennigan 

Gerard McDaid 

Jim O’Neill

R & J:                          

Martin O’Neill 

The tournament, hosted by the Buglarian Boxing Association, begins on Monday, April 11th with team arrivals, and runs until April 22nd.

Team Ireland Youth Squad Training Camp.