12 Team Ireland boxers in semi-final action at the Eindhoven Box Cup.

12 Team Ireland boxers will come home with a minimum of bronze medals from the Eindhoven Box Cup, hosted by the Dutch Boxing Federation – and all ten will vie for finals places.

26 countries are contesting the tournament, which culminates on Monday.

On Quarter Finals Day, 51kg Clepson dos Santos opened Ireland’s account with a win over Sweden and takes on Hungary today. European 54kg silver medalist Dylan Eagleson, contesting for the first time at 57kg, came out the wrong side of a split decision against Sweden. Likewise, 57kg Donagh Keary Germany. 60kg Rhys Owens, 50kg: Caitlyn Fryers and 54kg Rachel Lawless all recorded victories, against Hungary, PRT and DNK, respectively. Today, they meet Germany, Sweden and Germany. 63.5kg Shamie (James) McDonagh, with victory over Ukraine yesterday, meets Hungary in today’s semi finals. 67kg Garreth Dowling claimed quarter finals victory over DNK, and progresses today to meet a home boxer. 75kg Gavin Rafferty won yesterday against Belgium and takes on Germany later.

Makin their tournament debuts at today’s semi final stage are 50kg Chantelle Robinson against Norway, 66kg Kaci Rock against Belgium and 92+kg Martin McDonagh against Ukraine.


The tournament is being live-streaded on the Eindhoven Box Cup Facebook page

Ring A, semi finals – here

Ring B, semi finals – here

Team Ireland

51kg: Clepson dos Santos, Holy Trinity BC

57kg: Donagh Keary, Rathfriland ABC

57kg: Dylan Eagleson, St. Paul’s, Antrim

60kg: Rhys Owens, Erne BC

63.5kg: Shamie (James) McDonagh
Gareth Dowling, Dublin Docklands BC
 Gavin Rafferty, Dublin Docklands BC
 James Whelan, Dublin Docklands BC
: Kian Hedderman, OLOL

92kg: David Nevin, Holy Family, Drogheda

92+kg: Martin McDonagh, Crumlin Boxing Club

50kg: Caitlyn Fryers, Immaculata ABC

50kg: Chantelle Robinson, Saviour’s Crystal BC

54kg: Niamh Fay, Phoenix of Ballyboughal BC

54kg: Rachel Lawless, Portlaoise BC/Defence Forces

57kg: Robin Kelly, Ballynacargy

66kg: Kaci Rock, Enniskerry Boxing Club

75kg: Bethany Doocey, Castlebar

Head Coach: Eoin Pluck

Coach: Igor Khmil

Coach Philip Keogh

Coach Amanda Spence

R&J Philip Hollowed

R&J Gary McGillion

Session 1A results

Session 2B results

Session 3A results

Session 4B results