Three wins for Team Ireland on Day Four of the World Youth Championships.

Team Ireland secured 3 wins on the fourth day of action at the World Youth Championships in La Nucia, Spain.

Two boxers returned to the ring for their second bouts today; lightweight Lee McEvoy and feather, Roy Farrelly. They contested against Azerbaijan’s Taji Taghizade and Italy’s Gabriele Fabrizio, respectively. Lee was the 28:29, 28:29, 28:29, 27:30 UD winner while Avona clubmate Roy was the 5-0, 30:27, 29:28, 30:27, 30:27, 30:27 victor.

And, in bout 10 of Ring B’s evening session, cruiserweight Nathan Ojo met Armenia’s Aghvan Aleksanyan. Nathan came away with a 5-0 win, scored: 27:30, 26:30, 27:30, 27:30, 28:29.

In Ring B’s morning session, Lightweight Yasmin Meredith took on Brazil’s Rafaela Silva Marques in bout 3. Yasmin’s tournament concludes following a 4-1 split in favour of her opponent – 28:29, 28:29, 28:29
29:28, 28:29. In bout 7, light middle Bobbi Flood met America’s Oshea Amir Anderson. Bobbi also fell foul of a 4-1 split – 29:28, 29:28, 28:29, 29:28, 30:27. In bout 3 of Ring B’s afternoon session, welterweight Rebecca Collins faced Uzebekistan’s Sitora Bohodirova – and again, a 4-1 decision in favour of the Irish boxer’s opponent – 29:28, 29:28, 28:29, 29:28, 30:27.

Day Five

6 Team Ireland boxers are in action on Saturday. 48kg Georgia McGovern begins proceedings against the Domican Republic’s Novoanny Franciso Nunez in bout 2 of Ring A’s morning session. Middleweight TJ King returns to the ring in Bout 11, against home boxer Juan Ramon Larrosa Inza.

In the afternoon session, 50kg Caoimhe Kinsella faces Japan’s Juni Tonegawa in Ring A’s bout 4. Over in Ring B, bantamweight Gavin Ryan meets Kazakhstan’s Zhandaulet Sarsbenayve in bout 7.

In Ring B’s evening session, bantamweight Shakira Donoghue meets England’s Jayne Bardauskas in bout 2. In bout 10, Team Co-Captain Jim Donovan returns to the ring for his welterweight bout against Serbia’s Uros Cingelic.

Session 13A & 13B programme:

Session 14A and 14B programme:

Sessions 15A and 15B programme:


Sessions 13A, 14A and 15A

Session 13B, 14B and 15B

Day Six

The IBA has released Sunday’s programme this evening, and 6 Team Ireland boxers will contest bouts on the day.

Heavyweight, David McDonagh takes on Uzbekistan’s Aynazar Kenesbaev in bout 11 of Ring A’s morning session. In Ring B, featherweight Rebecca Kavanagh opens proceedings against Japan’s Aki Yamazaki.

In Ring B’s afternoon session, flyweight Esther Lambe meets India’s Satyajit Devika Ghorpade in bout 5; while in bout 7, welterweight Gabrielle Mongan takes on Venuzuela’s Juliannys Nazare Alvarez Franco.

In Ring A’s evening session, featherweight Roy Farrelly is back in action for this third contest, against Uzbekistan’s Bakhtiyor Asadov in bout 4. In bout 5, clubmate, lightweight Lee McEvoy takes on Cuba’s Pol Liexter Cantero.

Session 16A and 16B programme

Session 17A and 17B programme

Session 18A and 18B programme


Live-stream links for boxing on Day Six have yet to be published, but all bouts will be streamed on IBA’s YouTube Channel

Team Ireland Squad


48kg Thady Patsy Joyce, Olympic L, Westmeath

51kg Jack Harkin, Oakleaf BC, Derry

54kg Gavin Ryan, Ratoath BC, Meath

57kg Roy Farrelly, Avona BC, Dublin

60kg Lee McEvoy, Avona BC, Dublin

63.5kg Conor McCrory, Townland ABC.

67kg James Donovan, OLOL, Limerick

71kg Bobbi Flood, Cabra BC, Dublin

75kg TJ King, Phoenix of Ballyboughal, Dublin

80kg Ryan Murphy, Neilstown, Dublin

86kg Nathan Ojo, Esker, Dublin

92kg David McDonagh, Olympic BC, Galway

92+ Bernard Cawley, St. David’s BC, Naas


48kg Georgia McGovern, Setanta L, Kildare

50kg Caoimhe Kinsella, St Anthony’s/Pats, Wexford

52kg Esther Lambe, Setanta L, Kildare

54kg Shakira Donoghue, Templemore, Tipperary

57kg Rebecca Kavanagh, Mulhuddart,

60kg Yasmin Meredith, Corinthians BC, Dublin

63kg Rebecca Collins, Baldoyle, Dublin

66kg Gabrielle Mongan, Whitechurch, Dublin

70kg Laura Moran, St Anne’s, Mayo

81kg Dearbhla Tinnelly, Clann Naofa, Louth

81+kg Cliona D’Arcy, Tobar Pheadair, Galway

Team Manager: Francis Keeling

Team Manager: Bernadette Lannon

Coach: Lynne McEnery

Coach: Michael Mongan

Coach: Liam Cunningham

Draw sheets are available here

Day One results are available here

Day Two results are available here

Day Three results are available here

Session 10A results

Session 10B results

Session 11A results

Session 11B results

Session 12A results

Session 12B result