Tonight’s National Elite Semi Final line up

Tonight’s second session of the National Elite semi-finals begin at 7pm at Dublin’s National Stadium.

Ten bouts are slated for decision to complete the last-four stage of the final tournament of 2015.

A final weigh-in is scheduled for today between 12pm and 1pm. A majority of tonight’s semi-finalists weighed-in this morning.

Defending flyweight champion Myles Casey meets Jason Kirwan in the second bout on this evening’s card. European Games silver medallist Brendan Irvine faces World Junior champion and European Youth bronze medallist Willie Donoghue.

AIBA World No. 3 ranked middleweight and defending Michael O’Reilly is in against John Joyce who won on a split decision over Fearghus Quinn last night.

Former European Elite and World Youth champion Ray Moylette faces Wayne Kelly.

National Elite Championships (2) 2015

December 11th


Light-fly (49kg) – Stephen McKenna (Old School) v Regan Buckley (St Teresas)
Flyweight (52kg) – TJ Waite (Ormeau Road) v
Bantamweight (56kg) – Kurt Walker (Canal) v
Lightweight (60kg) – David Oliver Joyce (St Michael’s Athy) v
Light-welterweight (64kg) – Dean Walsh (St Josephs/Ibars) v
Welterweight (69kg) – Adam Nolan (Bray) v
Middleweight (75kg) –
Light-heavyweight (81kg) – Chris Blaney v
Heavyweight (91kg) – Darren O’Neill (Paulstown) v
Super-heavyweight (91+kg) – Dean Gardiner (Clonmel) v

December 5th

S/Finals (7pm)

52kg Brendan Irvine (St Pauls Antrim) V William Donohue (St Michaels Athy)
56kg Jason Kirwan (Ballagh) V Myley Casey (St Francis)
60kg George Bates (St Marys Dublin) V Sean McComb (Holy Trinity)
64kg Wayne Kelly (Athlone) V Ray Moylette (St Annes)
69kg Caoimhin Hynes (Holy Trinity) V Martin Stokes (Holy Family Drogheda)
75kg Michael O’Reilly (Portlaoise) V John Joyce (St Michaels Athy)
75kg Conor Wallace (St Monicas Newry) V Eddie Byrne (Na Fianna)
81kg John Paul Delaney (Emerald A) V Sean Allen (Arklow)
91kg Kiril Afanasev (Smithfield) V Bernie O’Reilly (Portlaoise)
91+kg Thomas Carty (Glasnevin) V Constantin Popivicu (Johnstown)


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