Ireland name strong Brandenburg Youth Cup Squad

By IABA Press Officer Bernard O’Neill

Former European junior champion Michael Nevin has been named in a formidable-looking Irish squad for the Brandenburg Youth Cup in Germany.

The tournament begins in Frankfurt/Oder on September 9th.

Ex European Schoolboy champion John Joyce, Shane Flavin, Francis Cleary, Adam Kelly, Cormac Long and Dennis Gifford have also been named in the team.

Irish Squad

52kg Shane Flavin (Paulstown)
56kg Francis Cleary (Olympic)
64kg Adam Kelly (Ballynacargy)
69kg Michael Nevin (Portlaoise)
75kg John Joyce (St Michaels Athy)
81kg Cormac Long (Rathkeale)
91kg+ Denis Gifford (Bracken)

Team manager: Joe Charles
Coaches: Jimmy Halpin / Ralph McKay
Physio: Catriona O’Dwye

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