Four Irish Boxers fight for medals in World Youth and Junior Champs today

Four Irish boxers will be in action in the quarter-finals of the European Women’s Youth and Junior Championships in Keszthely, Hungary today.

Saoirse Dignam, Labhaoise Clarke, Katelyn Phelan and Lauryn Sinclair are between the ropes just one win away from at least a bronze medal.

Boxing begins at 2pm today in Keszthely.

Irish women’s boxing is proudly sponsored by QuickPark of Dublin Airport.

(The draw is not yet available online or the daily schedule)

European Women’s Youth and Junior Championships

August 17th

Q/Finals
Youth
69kg Saoirse Dignam (Ireland) v Yulia Stojko (Ukraine)

Q.Finals
Junior
54kg Labhaoise Clarke (Ireland) v Ulabzsislave Kalaskova (Belarus)
63kg Katelyn Phelan (Ireland) v Iria Hjvllcik (Norway)
70kg Lauryn Sinclair (Ireland) v Georgia O’Connor (England)
August 16th

Prelims
Youth
54kg Saidbh Greene (Ireland) lost to Valeria Manchuk (Ukraine) 0-3
60kg Shannon Edge (Ireland) v Adrianna Jevozejzya (Poland)

Junior
46kg Chloe Callender (Ireland) beat Siria Cavell (Italy) 3-0
6okg Shauna O’Callaghan (Ireland) beat Sabine Fiedler (Germany) TKO2

Irish squad

Youths
48kg Shannon Sweeney (St Anne’s)
51kg Caitlin Sweeney (St Brigid’s, Edenderry)
54kg Saidbh Greene (St Brigid’s, Edenderry)
Shannon Edge (St Brigid’s, Edenderry)
60kg Amy Broadhurst (Dealgan)
64kg Chloe Gray (Bracken)
69kg Saoirse Dignam (Sacre Coeur)
75kg Aoife Burke (St Marys)

Junior
46kg Chloe Callander (Ryston)
48kg Caitlin Fryers (Immaculata)
50kg Kelsey Leonard (Curragh)
52kg Niamh Earley (Ryston)
54kg Labhaoise Clarke (Cardonagh)
57kg Orla Garvey (Dealgan)
60kg Shauna O’Callaghan (Clann Naofa)
63kg Katelyn Phelan (St Brigids, Kildare)
66kg Lauren Kelly (St Brigid’s, Edenderry)
70kg Lauryn Sinclair (Ryston)
Team Manager: Maura Campbell (South Meath)

Coaches: Liam Brereton (St Brigid’s, Edenderry); Jim O’Neill (Clan Naofa); Anita Just (Arklow) John McCormack (St Saviours)

R/J: Jim Murrin (Edenderry)

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