Members of Irish squad in India today


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Shauna Blaney gets Ireland’s campaign underway tomorrow versus Ekaterina Molchanova. The Irish fly won’t have far to look for background on her opponent as the Russian edged Mary Geraghty, who boxes Tuesday in India, en route to silver at the European Youths this year.

Katelynn Phelan received a bye into the last-eight and awaits the USA or Mongolia.

Irish team manager Anna Moore reports that the Girls in Green are in great spirits and fighting fit.The squad trained today in the build-up to the start of the 38-nation tournament.

Blaney will be in action between 8am and 9am tomorrow morning (Irish time).


AIBA Youth Women’s World Boxing Championships Guwahati, India 19-26 November


November 19th

Last 32

51kg Shauna Blaney (Ireland) v Ekaterina Molchanova (Russia)

November 20th

Last 32

48kg Caitlin Fryers (Ireland) v Nasu Misaki (Japan)

Last 16

69kg Shannon Reilly (Ireland) v Gemma Hussey (England)
75kg Lauren Kelly (Ireland) v Ya Chun-Yang (Chinese Taipei)

November 21st

Last 16

54kg Mary Geraghty (Ireland) v Marie Bachmaier (Germany)
57kg Labhaoise Clarke (Ireland) v Victorie Piteau (France) or Namuun Monkhor (Mongolia)
60kg Marguerita Nevin (Ireland) v Klaudia Budasz (Poland)

November 22nd


64kg Katelynn Phelan (Ireland) v Aidyl Cardenas (USA) or Khon Batbold (Mongolia)


Irish Squad

48kg Caitlin Fryers (Immaculata)

51kg Shauna Blaney (Navan)

54kg Mary Geraghty (Baldoyle)

57kg Labhaoise Clarke (Carndonagh)

60kg Marguerita Nevin (St.Brigid’s, Kildare)

64kg Katelynn Phelan (St.Brigid’s, Kildare)

69kg Shannon Reilly (Bray)

75kg Lauren Kelly (St.Brigid’s, Edenderry)


Team manager: Anna Moore

Coaches: Jimmy Payne, Liam Brereton, Antia Just

R&J: Sadie Duffy