Four Irish fight in Hungary today

By Bernard O’Neill – IABA Press Officer

Four Irish boxers, two Youth and two Juniors, will be in action on Day 1 of the European Women’s Youth and Junior Championships in Keszthely, Hungary today.

Chloe Callander, Shauna O’Callaghan, Saidbh Greene and Shannon Edge will be between the ropes.

The full draw will be available shortly. Boxing begins at 3pm (Irish time).

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

European Women’s Youth and Junior Championships

August 16th

Prelims

Youth
54kg Saidbh Greene (Ireland) v Valeria Manchuk (Ukraine)
60kg Shannon Edge (Ireland) v Adrianna Jevozejzya (Poland)

Junior
46kg Chloe Callender (Ireland) v Siria Cavell (Italy)
6okg Shauna O’Callaghan (Ireland) v Sabine Fiedler (Germany)

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)

Joe O'Neill

Reporting on Irish boxing the past five years. Work has appeared on irish-boxing.com, Boxing News, the42.ie, and local and national media. Provide live ringside updates, occasional interviews, and special features on the future of Irish boxing. email: [email protected]