Hungry for Medals- Irish squad gear up for Euro Youth and World Jnr champs

The Irish women’s squad depart for the European Youth and Junior Championships in Keszethely, Hungary tomorrow.

The squad will meet up at the National Stadium in Dublin at 2.30pm on Friday before flying out from Dublin airport.

Boxing begins on Sunday at the Sportshall in Csokonai, Keszethely, a city which has yielded a number of gold, silver and bronze medals for Irish boxing in the past decade.

“The team have prepared well for the Europeans and are looking forward to getting in the ring and getting the tournament underway,” said Irish coach Liam Brereton.

Please click here for invitation letter.

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

European Women’s Youth and Junior Championships , Keszethely, Hungary, August 15th/24th

Youths
48kg Shannon Sweeney (St Anne’s)
51kg Caitlin Sweeney (St Brigid’s, Edenderry)
54kg Saidbh Greene (St Brigid’s, Edenderry)
57kg 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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