Five Irish boxers are in action of Day 1 of the European Men’s and Women’s Youth Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria this afternoon.

Jude Gallagher and Ukraine’s Ali Dahly open in the tournament in the flyweight class at 12pm (Irish time) in the 1st bout in Ring B at the Sports Hall venue.

Brandon McCarthy, Matthew Tyndall, William Hayden and Jason Myers also box throughout the afternoon and early evening.

52 preliminary bouts will be decided today.

Image: Irish boxers and staff at weigh-in this morning.


2019 European Men’s and Women’s Championships Sofia, Bulgaria (September 2/11)

September 4

Last 32

52kg Jude Gallagher (Ireland) v Ali Dahly (Ukraine)
60kg Brandon McCarthy (Ireland) v Eldar Babayev (Azerbaijan)
64kg Matthew Tyndall (Ireland) v Mehmet Aydemir (Turkey)
69kg William Hayden (Ireland) v Arsen Grigoryan (Armenia)
81kg Jason Myers (Ireland) v Ilia Bogatyrev (Russia)

September 5

Last 16

49kg Ryan Dunne (Ireland) v Rudolf Garnoyan (Armenia)
57kg Lauren Dempsey-Fitzmaurice (Ireland) v Mirela Nastase (Romania)
60kg Sinainn Glynn (Ireland) v Amina Abramova (Ukraine)
69kg Leah Gallen (Ireland) v Annemarie Schierle (Germany)
75kg Jake Tucker (Ireland) v Vladimir Bezdenezznyich (Germany)
91+kg Owney McDonagh (Ireland) v Ugur Aydemir (Ukraine)

September 6

Last 16

51kg Nicole Clyde (Ireland) v Juna Schop (Netherlands)
54kg Niamh Fay (Ireland) v Sharon Prisco (Italy)
56kg Dean Clancy (Ireland) v Ukraine or Armenia
64kg Evelyn Igharo (Ireland) v Paige Richardson (England)
91kg Jack Marley (Ireland) v Bernhard Rentmeister (Germany)
75kg Lisa O’Rourke (Ireland) v Ivona Drnic (Croatia)

September 7


48kg Daina Moorehouse (Ireland) v Russia or France

Irish squad


49kg Ryan Dunne (Jobstown)
52kg Jude Gallagher (Two Castles)
56kg Dean Clancy (Sean McDermott)
60kg Brandon McCarthy (St Michael’s Athy)
64kg Matthew Tyndall (Dublin Docklands)
69kg William Hayden (Crumlin)
75kg Jake Tucker (Emerald, Antrim)
81kg Jason Myers (Titans)
91kg Jack Marley (Monkstown D)
91+kg Owen McDonagh (St Annes)


48kg Daina Moorehouse (Enniskerry)
51kg Nicole Clyde (Antrim)
54kg Niamh Fay (Swords)
57kg Lauren Dempsey-Fitzmaurice (Ryston)
60kg Sinainn Glynn (Cloghan)
64kg Evelyn Igharo (Clann Naofa)
69kg Leah Gallen (Raphoe)
75kg Lisa O’Rourke (Castlerea)


IABA President: Dominic O’Rourke
Team Managers: Patrick Osborne & Anna Moore
Coaches: William McClean, Aoife Hennigan,Anita Just,Brian Barry,Liam Cunningham