Sixty seven boxers have so far entered to compete at the Open Unseeded Elite Competition which begins at the National Stadium in Dublin on Wednesday evening (7pm).
The IABA are using the Elite Open to assist with their selection process for the 2011 AIBA World Championships and Olympic qualifiers in Baku, Azerbaijan in September/October.
Open Unseeded Elite Competition Entries (as of 12 noon August 8th)
49Kg: Paddy Barnes (Holy Family)
52Kg: Chris Phelan (Ryston), Shane Roche (Corinthians), Declan Geraghty (Crumlin), Michael Conlon (St John Bosco), Ruairi Dalton (Holy Trinity)
56Kg: John Joe Nevin (Cavan), Shane Cox (Gorey), Danny Coughlan (St Anne’s), Ryan Lindberg (Immaculata), Glen Murray (St Saviours OBA), Tyrone McCullough (Holy Family),Michael Stevens (Drimnagh).
60Kg: Michael Smyth (Caird Lodge), Jason Conroy (Crumlin), David Oliver Joyce (St Michael’s Athy), Eric Donovan (St Michael’s Athy), Gavin Keating (St Saviours OBA), Anthony Upton (Holy Family), Mark O’Hara (Holy Trinity), Sean McComb (Holy Trinity
64Kg: Philip Sutcliffe (Crumlin), Stephen Carroll (Drimnagh), Ross Hickey (Grangecon), Sonny Upton (Holy Family), James McDonagh (Dockers), Ray Moylette (St Anne’s)
69Kg: Nial Murray (Gorey), Fergal Redmond (Arklow), Paddy Gallagher (Gleann), Brian Brosnan (Crumlin), Graham Hogan (Crumlin),Martin Wall (Crumlin), Roy Sheehan (St Michael’s Athy), Karl Brabazon (St Saviours OBA), Paul Upton (Holy Family), John Joe Joyce (St Michael’s Athy),Adam Nolan (Bray), Stephen Donnelly (All Saints)
75Kg: Andrew Jennings (St Catherines), Paul McDonnell (Neilstown), Conor Coyle St Josephs), Shane Murtagh (Crumlin),Luke Keeler (Crumlin), Stephen O’Reilly (Twinstowns), Rory O’Donoghue (Watergrasshill), Darren O’Neill (Paulstown), Conrad Cummins (Holy Trinity), David Walsh (Holy Trinity)
81Kg: Ken Egan (Neilstown), Joe Ward (Moate), Sean Allen (Arklow), Patrick O’Shea (Sunnyside), Christy Joyce (St Michael’s Athy), Chris Devanney (Dockers), Danny O’Brien (St Lukes)
91Kg: David McGuire (Crumlin), Stephen Ward (Monkstown Antrim), Con Sheehan (Clonmel), Jimmy Sweeney (Drimnagh), Hughie Joyce (St Michael’s Athy), Tommy McCarthy (Oliver Plunkett)
91+Kg: Ken Okungbowa (Athlone), David Joyce (Moate), Sean Turner (Drimnagh), Tommy Sheehan (St Michael’s Athy), Cathal McMonagle (Holy Trinity)