The Ulster High Performance squad,also pictured below,will be aiming for a high five in Russia this afternoon.
Liam Glennon, Barry McReynolds, Edgar Vuskans, Anthony Johnston and Kane Tucker are between the ropes versus Russian opponents in Rostov, 126 miles northeast of Moscow.
The Youth tournament, also featuring Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan and Regional sides, concludes today.
Peter Brady is Ulster HP coach in Rostov and Stephen Friel team manager.
Rostov Youth Tournament Russia
Preliminaries & S/Finals
49kg Liam Glennon (St Joseph’s) beat Ruslan Samosvat (Russia) 3-0
56kg Barry McReynolds (Holy Trinity) beat Sahil Muhamad Amir (Russia) 3-0
60kg Edgar Vuskans (Glengormely) beat Vladimir Dobrosotski (Russia) 3-0
69kg Anthony Johnston (Gleann) beat Bagdaylet Bolatbai (Kazakhstan) 3-0
75kg Kane Tucker (Holy Trinity) beat Aleksei Chernikov (Russia) TKO2
81kg Thomas Maughan (Cavan) lost to Dmitry Makim (Russia) 0-3
49kg Liam Glennon (St Joseph’s) v Bogdan Shishkin (Russia)
56kg Barry McReynolds (Holy Trinity) v Eduard Savin(Russia)
60kg Edgar Vuskans (Glengormely) v Victor Sukonchenko (Russia)
69kg Anthony Johnston (Gleann) v Arsenii Smirnov (Russia)
75kg Kane Tucker (Holy Trinity) v Alexsandr Sheshynov (Russia)