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
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 tournament arrangements are here
European U22 Women’s Boxing Schedule
European U22 Men’s Boxing Schedule