Irish squad



Aaron McElligott gets Ireland’s campaign at the European Schoolboys Championships underway in Romania this afternoon.


The Cashen Vale BC stand out meets Romania’s Samuel Florin-Cimpoesu in the last 16 in Valcea.


McElligott is the only Irish boxer in action today. Boxing begins at 4pm (Irish time). McEligott versus Florin-Cimpoesu is the 11th bout on the program.


All the Irish squad weighed-in this morning.


The full draw will be available shortly.

Competition schedule




2017 European Schoolboy Championships


July 18th (Last 16)


65kg Aaron McElligott (Ireland) v Samuel Florin-Cimpoesu (Romania)


July 20th (Last 16)


38.5kg: Michael Donoghue (Ireland) v Jack Dryden (England)

41.5kg Jack Charles (Ireland) v Vadim Ystonov )Moldova)


July 21st (Last 16)


44.5kg Cahir Gormley (Ireland) v Gabriel Paynarov (Bulgaria)


July 21st (Q/Finals)


40kg Brooklyn Saunders (Ireland) v Yaslin Farell (Germany)

43kg Cory Byrne-Dunbar (Ireland) v Abdullah Karpuz (Turkey)





European Schoolboys Championships 2017, Valcea, Romania July 17th/26th

Irish squad

38.5kg Michael Donoghue (St Michaels Athy)
40kg Brooklyn Saunders (Ballybough)
41.5kg Jake Charles (Mullingar Elite)
43kg Cory Byrne Dunbar (St Aidans)
44.5kg Cahir Gormley (Maydown Olympic)
46kg Patrick Sweeney (Olympic)
48kg Shamie McDonagh (St Pauls Wat)
50kg Patrick Donovan (Olympic)
52kg Cain Lewis (Ballymun)
54kg Sean Roche (Donore)
56kg James Whelan (Dublin Docklands)
59kg Eoghan Lavin (Ballyhaunis)
62kg Danny McHugh (Two Castles)
65kg Aaron McElligott (Cashen Vale)
68kg John Ward (Brosna)
72kg Sean Walsh (Trojan)
76kg Darragh Farrell (St Josephs Edenderry)
80kg Jordan Ward (Bay City)
90kg Thomas McDonnell (Crumlin)

Team Manager – Peter O’Donnell

Coaches – Stephen McElhinney, Paddy Gallagher and Liam Brereton

R&J – Larry Durand