Dervla Duffy gets Ireland’s Boxam Elite campaign underway versus Romania in the Canary Islands tomorrow.

Duffy meets Perijoc Lacramiora in the semi-finals in Tenerife.

World Elite finalist Kellie Harrington and Grainne Walsh go straight thought to Saturday’s finals versus Romania’s Cristina Cosma and Wales’ Rosie Eccles.

The Irish team arrived in Tenerife yesterday and had atraining session last night.

“The squad are in great form. We have a session last night and the girls made weight. We’ll have another training session this afternoon,” said coach Noel Burke who is working Ireland’s corner with Antoinette Faye-McClean.

Category – Elite Men, Elite Women

Location- Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Canary Islands- Spain)

Competition Venue : Pancho Camurria (Santa Cruz de Tenerife)

Boxam Elite Tournament Tenerife, Canary Islands November 1st/6th


November 2nd  


54kg Dervla Duffy (Ireland) v Perijoc Lacramiora (Romania)

November 4th


60kg Kellie Harrington (Ireland) v Cristina Cosma (Romania)

69kg Grainne Walsh (Ireland) v Rosie Eccles (Wales)


Irish squad

54kg Dervla Duffy (Mulhuddart)

60kg Kellie Harrington (St Marys)

69kg Grainne Walsh (Sparticus)

Coaches: Noel Burke & Antoinette Faye-McClean

Physio: Sé Caffrey