Four Irish boxers are between the ropes at the World Military Games in Wuhan, China tomorrow.
Leona Houlihan, Stephen Lochart, Ross Hickey and Michael Connolly are in action on Day 2 of the tournament
Houlihan meets Garza Fallon of the USA, and Hickey, an ex Irish Elite champion and European Elite medallists, faces Miliusha Dzmitry of Belarus in the last 32. Connolly is in against Poland’s Golembiewski Bartosz.
The Irish Army is using a seven-strong squad at the 7th edition of the Games
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(Image: Irish squad and staff in China)
World (CISM) Military Games Wuhan, China
75kg Leona Houlihan (Ireland) v Garza Fallon (USA)
64kg Stephen Lockhart (Ireland) v Zang Shuang (China)
69kg Ross Hickey (Ireland) Miliusha Dzmitry (Belarus)
75kg Michael Connolly (Ireland) v Golembiewski Bartosz (Poland)
91kg Danny O’Brien (Ireland) v Michael Gavaj (France)
91kg+ Antoine O Gríofa (Ireland) v Kumar Satish (India)
81kg Brian Kennedy (Ireland) v Winner (TBA)
Team Manager Comdt: Adrian Watson (Roscommon)
Head coach: Sgt John Molloy (7th Batt) (Offaly)
75kgkg: Cpl Leona Houlihan (Dublin)
64kg: Pte Stephen Lockhart (7th Dublin)
69kg: Pte, Ross Hickey (Kildare)
75kg: Lt Mike Connelly (Galway)
81kg: Tpr Brian Kennedy (Offaly)
91kg: Pte Danny O’Brien (Dublin)
91kg+: Pte Antoine O Gríofa (Galway)