2 wins for Ireland on Day Three of the European Youth Championships.

Ireland recorded two wins from three at the European Youth Championships in Porec, Croatia.

48kg Tiffany Spencer opened her account at the tournament with a dominant 5-0 win over Lala Madatova of Azerbaijan. Judges scored the bout 28:29; 28:29; 28:29; 28:29; 27:30. Three bouts later, in Bout 5, 50kg Carlagh Peake, contests against England’s Alice Catherine Pumphrey – the bout ended in an RSCI in favour of the English boxer. In the following bout, 52kg Grace Conway Dowling, was in against Romania’s Luciana Maria Petrache. Judges scored the bout 28:29; 28:29; 28:29; 28:29; 27:30.

33 countries and 330 boxers are contesting the competition, in Porec, Croatia. Participation federations are Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, IBA – B, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, England, Estonia, France, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey and Ukraine. 

Ireland has a highly successful recent history at the tournament – the 2022 team won more medals at this competition that any other Team Ireland Youth squad contesting a European level tournament. They came home with 3 gold for Team Co-Captain, 71kg Bobbi Flood, 81kg Dearbhla Tinnelly and 81+kg Cliona D’arcy, a silver for 70kg Laura Moran and 3 bronze for 48kg boxers Georgia Dunn McGovern and Patsy Joyce, 50kg Katie O’Keeffe, and 63kg Winnie McDonagh.

Day Four.

Two Ireland boxers are in action on Day Four, Sunday. 57kg Martin McDonagh makes his tournament debut in bout 2 of Ring A’s Afternoon Session, contesting against Leighton Steven Birchal. 60kg Jack Johnson returns for this second bout of the championships – he’s up in Bout 7 of Ring B’s Afternoon Session, against Gaetano Buonocore of Italy.



Ring A

Ring B


48kg Tiffany Spencer, Jobstown BC, Dublin

50kg Carlagh Peake, Ballyhaunis BC, Mayo.

52kg Grace Conway Dowling, Tredagh BC, Louth

54kg Nicole Kinsella, St. Mary’s BC, NR, Wexford

63kg Ava Henry, Dublin Docklands BC.

66kg Kyla Doyle Byrne, Whitechurch BC, Dublin

48kg Scott Thompson, Spartans BC, Antrim

51kg Jamie Collins, Drimnagh BC, Dublin

54kg Kai Ducque, Avona BC, Dublin

57kg Martin McDonagh, Avona BC, Dublin.

60kg Jack Johnson, Marble City BC, Kilkenny

63.5kg Ryan Jenkins, Olympic BC, Westmeath

67kg Ryan Connolly, Setanta BC, Kildare.

71kg Tadhg O’Donnell, Four Kings BC, Wicklow.

92+kg Adam Olaniyan, Jobstown BC, Dublin.

Team Manager: Anna Moore

Coach: Liam Cunningham

Coach: Amanda Spencer

Coach: Garry Kehoe

Coach: Ralph McKay

R&J: Stephen Kelly

Draws are available here

Day One results are available here

Day Two results are available here

Session 5A results

Session 6B results