Entire Irish squad make semi finals of Usti Nad Labem Grand Prix

The entire Irish squad are through to the semi-finals of the Usti Nad Labem Grand Prix in the Czech Republic.

Darren O’Neill, who won last night, and Stephen Ward, joined George Bates, Michael Nevin and Conor Coyle in the last-four after recording victories today over Kazakhstan and Hungary.
Irish team manager Alan Martin praised today’s performances from O’Neill and Ward at the 45th edition of the tournament.
Friday’s draw will be available shortly.
45th Usti Nad Labem Grand Prix Czech Republic
June 4th Prelims
60kg George Bates (Ireland) beat Hamo Aperjan (Czech Rep)  3-0
75kg Conor Coyle (Ireland) beat Hegyi Barnabes (Hungary) 3-0
81kg Darren O’Neill (Ireland)  beat David Hunanyan (Czech Republic) 3-0
June 5th Q/Finals
81kg Darren O’Neill (Ireland) beat Shaimurat Kusainov (Kazakhstan) 2-1
91kg Stephen Ward (Ireland) beat Deel Szabales (Hungary) TKO3

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