Covid-19 Communication

The IABA would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge and thank all of our clubs who have fully complied with the government restrictions throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. The response you have made to the public health crisis caused by Covid-19 has been outstanding.

The IABA are fully cognisant of the stress and frustration being felt throughout our boxing family due to the current lockdown. These feelings are entirely understandable and are in line with the general feelings being felt by many throughout society. read more

EUROPEAN U/22 DRAW

Please scroll down for European U/22 Championships draw.

Boxing begins at 2pm and 6pm (Irish time) tomorrow.

European U/22 Championships Roseto degli Abruzzi, Italy

June 17

Last 32

63kg Dean Clancy (Ireland) v Pete Novak (Czech Republic)
69kg Kieran Molloy (Ireland) v Dan Krotter (Germany)

June 18

Last 16
62kg Sean Mari (Ireland) v Hamza Mahood (England)
51kg Niamh Earley (Ireland) v Romane Moulan (France)
75kg Gabriel Dossen (Ireland) v France or Moldova
81kg Kane Tucker (Ireland) v Raphael Monny (France) read more

IRELAND ARRIVE IN ITALY

Team Ireland are in Italy ahead of the start of the European U/ 22 Championships.

The first Continental event of the year begins in Roseto degli Abruzzi on Thursday.

The Championships will be the biggest ever European U/22s as 41 nations and over 300 male and female boxers have entered.

The first edition of the EUBC European U22 Boxing Championships was held in Kaliningrad, Russia in 2012. After five years of a break, Braila hosted the second edition in 2017, which was followed by another Romanian venue, Targu Jiu in 2018. Russia’s Vladikavkaz hosted the last edition in March 2019 where the host country dominated the competition. read more

IABA HOME TRAINING SESSIONS

Warm Up 12/15 Mins

( General warm up/stretch )

School of Boxing

Juniors 6 X 2 minute rounds

Youths 6 X 3 minute rounds

Round 1

Movement only at 50%, no punching, no feints. Emphasising on defence, so slipping, rolling, stepping off to the side or back, being mindful of guard at all times.

Round 2

Start of high tempo real time shadow boxing, movement & feints only. read more

WALSH SETTLES FOR SILVER IN PARIS

Michaela Walsh had to settle for silver in today’s 57kg final with Irma Testa at the European qualifiers for Tokyo in Paris.

The Belfast featherweight was beaten on a unanimous decision over three, three minute rounds.

Testa, who had a height and reach advantage, took rounds one and two leaving Walsh with a steep hill to climb in the final stanza. read more

HARRINGTON WINS GOLD IN PARIS

Kellie Harrington (red)

Kellie Harrington claimed gold today at the European qualifiers for Tokyo in Paris, France.

The Dublin lightweight secured a 4-1 split decision over Caroline Dubois of Great Britain.

Harrington opted to box southpaw for the duration of this contest and controlled the tempo and terms of the bout from the opening bell. read more