Team Ireland’s 18 Strong Squad Gear-Up For The European U22 Championships.

Team Ireland’s 18 strong squad are gearing-up for the European U22 Championships.

The tournament is being hosted by the Croatian Boxing Federation and will take place in at the Intersport Sport Hall,  Poreč from March 11th to 24th.

The squad is comprised of 18 boxers – 9 men and 9 women, and includes reigning 2022 IABA U22 Champions.

Light welterweight, James McDonagh, is in the ring on the opening day of competition, taking on Kerem Ozmen of Turkey. The Irishman will box out of the red corner when he gets between the ropes in Bout 5 of Ring B’s evening session.

Light middleweight, Darragh Gilroy, is the next member of Team Ireland in action on Sunday.

He will take on Hungary’s Istvan Gerzsenyi on Bout 7, also in Ring B’s evening session.

The tournament is being live-steamed by EUBC, and links per ring and session will become available, daily, before boxing begins.

Boxing of the women’s competition won’t get underway until Wednesday.

The opening ceremony took place this evening:

The Team Ireland European U22 Championship Squad:


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

Tournament Schedule:

The tournament arrangements are here

European U22 Women’s Boxing Schedule

European U22 Men’s Boxing Schedule