Addition made to Irish squad ahead of England International

There has been an addition to the Irish team which will face England at the National Stadium on Friday December 16th.

St Michael’s Athy featherweght Moira McElligott has been called up to the Irish team for next week.

The current Irish Elite champion and former Intermediate champion, last month scored her first international victory en-route to the European Championships quarter finals in Sofia, Bulgaria

The Kildare-based Kerry boxer will face English champion Raven Chapman of the Arena Boxing Club over four rounds at 57kg in Dublin next week.

Ireland’s last outing of an eventful 2016 will feature a number of to-be-announced special guests.

Tickets available on the door at €10 per adult and €5 per child. Pre-pay tickets available through IABA.

Contact eimear@iaba.ie or (01) 453 3371. Group specials available for 10 or more people

Ireland
52kg Brendan Irvine
56kg Stephen McKenna
57kg Moira McElligott
60kg Kelly Harrington
60kg George Bates
64kg Sean McComb
75kg Connor Wallace
75kg Christina Desmond
81kg Joe Ward
91kg Darren O’Neill

England
52kg Ishmail Khan
56kg Louis Lynn
57kg Raven Chapman
60kg Sarah Dunne
60kg Cory O’Regan
64kg Mason Smith
75kg Lewis Richardson
81kg George Crotty
91kg Chevron Clarke

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: joneill6@tcd.ie