Dearbhla Rooney and Dean Clancy, pictured above and below after today’s weigh-ins, get Ireland’s campaign underway at the World Youth Championships in Budapest, Hungary today.

The Irish pair weighed-in this morning and are in action in the last 32 in the afternoon and evening sessions versus Thailand and USA.

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Boxing begins at 11am and 4pm today (Irish times) at the Duna Arena.

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AIBA World Men’s and Women’s Youth Championships Budapest, Hungary


August 21

Last 32

57kg:Dearbhla Rooney (Ireland) v Panpatchara Somnuek (Thailand) (afternoon)
52kg:Dean Clancy (Ireland) v Asa Stevens (USA) (evening)

August 22

Last 32
56kg Brandon McCarthy (Ireland) v Akash Kumar (India) (afternoon)

Last 16
48kg Daina Moorehouse (Ireland) v Marta Lopez (Spain) (evening)

August 23

Last 32
51kg Caitlin Fryers (Ireland) v Kittiya Nampa (Thailand)  (afternoon)

Last 16
49kg Jude Gallagher (Ireland) v Renuex Zhao (China) (evening)

August 26

Last 16
75kg: Lauren Kelly (Ireland) v Tallya Brillaux (France) (afternoon)



Irish squad


48kg Daina Moorhouse (Enniskerry)
51kg Caitlin Fryers (Immaculata)
57kg Dearbhla Rooney (Sean McDermot)
75kg Lauren Kelly (St Brigid’s Edenderry) Cpt


49kg Jude Gallagher (Two Castles) Cpt
52kg Dean Clancy (Ballinacarrow)
56kg Brandon McCarthy (St Michael’s Athy)

Team manager: Stephen Connolly and Tara Mari Robins

Head coach: Billy McClean

Coaches: Michael Carruth, Michael Mongan, Anita Just

Physio: David Cooke