Amy Broadhurst

Amy Broadhurst and Niamh Early claimed titles at the Women’s Open Elite finals at Dublin’s National Stadium.

Former European Youth champion Broadhurst beat ex World Junior champion Ciara Ginty on a unanimous decision, and ex World Junior bronze medallist Niamh Early scored a 4-1 split verdict over Lauren Higan.

Donna Barr and Shannon Sweeney advanced from the light-fly semi-finals versus Courtney Daly and Carol Coughlan this evening.

Both women will meet in the final at the St Michael’s Athy club next Saturday night as part of the Ireland versus England Senior Cadet international.

Women’s Open Elite Competition National Stadium Dublin

September 7 (7pm)

Semi Finals

48kg Donna Barr (Illies Golden Gloves) beat Courtney Daly (Crumlin) 4-1

48kg Shannon Sweeney (St Annes) beat Carol Coughlan (Mulhuddart) 5-0


51kg Nicole Hayes (Togher) W/O

54kg Niamh Early (Ryston) beat Lauren Hogan (St Brigids Edenderry) 4-1

57kg Dervla Duffy (Mulhuddart) W/O

64kg Amy Broadhurst (Dealgan) beat Ciara Ginty (Geesala) 5-0

69kg Katelynn Phelan (St Bridgids Kildare) W/O

75kg Aoife O’Rourke (Castlerea) W/O

81kg Lisa Browne (Aglish) W/O

81+kg Nell Fox (Rathkeale) W/O

St Michael’s Athy BC

September 15


Donna Barr (Illies Golden Gloves) V Shannon Sweeney (St Annes)