Ormeau Road BC’s Carly McNaul is through to the light-fly quarter finals at the Commonwealth Games.
Carly, a Gold Coast silver medallist in 2018, contest against Australia’s Kirsty Lee Harris, contested a very tight bout in Birmingham today, winning 3-2. The Judge’s final scores were: 27:30, ,30:26, 29:28, 27:30,29: 28.
Carly contests her Quarter Final on Wednesday at 12.30, against Sri Lanka’s Kenshani Hansika.
The second Team NI boxer between the ropes today was Emerald BC middleweight, Jake Tucker. He boxed Guernsey’s Billie Le Poullain in another very tight bout – Jake lost out on the narrowest of margins, the 3-2 split. Judges scored the bout 28:29, 29:28, 26: 30, 29:28, 29:28.
51kg Clepson Paiva, of Holy Trinity BC, is the only Team NI boxer between the ropes on Monday; he meets Ghana in the last 16 and is between the ropes at 6:30pm Also in action on Monday, in his second bout of the tournament, is 57kg Jude Gallagher. He won his last 32 bout on Saturday, and meets England’s Niall Farrell at 7.30pm. Monday’s programme is here
While on Tuesday, 67kg Eugene McKeever contests against Zambia, also in last 16 action. Tokyo Olympic bronze medallist, Aidan Walsh, will meet either Uganda or Lesotho on the same day.
A brace of Team NI boxers in in the ring on August 3rd; Antrim BC’s Nicole Clyde, at 48kg, meets India in her Quarter Final, while Immaculata BC’s Éireann Nugent will meet either England or Nigeria in her QF.
On August 4th, a trio of Team NI boxers begin their tournaments. Emerald BC’s Michaela Walsh, a Tokyo Olympian and World No. 5, takes on Botswana or Malawi in Quarter Final action. 63kg World Champion, St. Bronagh’s Amy Broadhurst, contesting the Games at 60kg, meets Zambia in her QF. 2022 European Silver medallist, Dylan Eagleson, boxes Mozambique in his Quarter Final.
Drawsheets are here
Day One results are here
Day Two results are here
Day Three results are here
All CWG reports and documents are here
N.I Commonwealth Team:
48kg Nicole Clyde, Antrim BC
50kg Carly McNaul, Ormeau Rd BC
51kg Clepson Paiva, Holy Trinity BC
54kg Dylan Eagleson, St. Paul’s BC
57kg Michaela Walsh, Emerald BC
57kg Jude Gallagher, Two Castles BC
60kg Amy Broadhurst, St. Bronagh’s BC
63.5kg JP Hale, Star ABC
67kg Eugene McKeever, Holy Family BC, Drogheda
70kg Eireann Nugent, Immaculata BC
71kg Aidan Walsh, Emerald BC
75kg Jake Tucker, Emerald BC
High Performance Director: John Conlan
Head Coach: Damian Kennedy