DAY 1 SCHEDULE – EUROPEAN GAMES

Myles Casey will be in action at 8:30am tomorrow morning, June 16th, in the first bout of the inaugural European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Irish skipper Darren O’Neill and Kurt Walker will also be between the ropes tomorrow.

Please see below attachment for Day 1 program. Local times apply (Baku is four hours ahead of Ireland).

Boxing2015 – Baku 2015 European Games Day1 Schedule (1)

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1st European Games Baku, Azerbaijan

Preliminaries
June 16th
52kg Myles Casey (Ireland) v Ivan Fihurenka (Belarus)
56kg Kurt Walker (Ireland) v Nazirove Bakhtovar (Russia)
91kg Darren O’Neill (Ireland) v Ionut Jitaru (Romania)

June 17th
69kg Adam Nolan (Ireland) v Alban Bequri (Albania)
75kg Michael O’Reilly (Ireland) v Pol Sanjin Vrgoc (Croatia)

June 18th
60kg Sean McComb (Ireland) v Tymur Beliak (Ukraine)

June 19th
49kg Brendan Irvine (Ireland) v Tinko Banabakov (Bulgaria)
51kg Ceire Smith (Ireland) v Camila Johansen (Norway)

June 20th
91kg + Dean Gardiner (Ireland) v Guido Vianello (Italy)
54kg Michaela Walsh (Ireland) v Elena Saveleva (Russia)

June 21st
60kg Katie Taylor (Ireland) v Denista Eliseeva (Bulgaria)
64kg Dean Walsh (Ireland) v Kamierez Legowski (Poland) or Maxim Badashev (Russia)

Irish Squad

Female

51kg – flyweight – Ceire Smith (Cavan)

54kg – bantamweight – Michaela Walsh (Holy Family)

60kg – lightweight – Katie Taylor (Bray)

Male

49kg – light-flyweight – Brendan Irvine (St Paul’s Antrim)

52kg – flyweight – Myles Casey (St Francis)

56kg – bantamweight – Kurt Walker (Canal)

60kg – lightweight – Sean McComb (Holy Trinity)

64kg -light-welterweight – Dean Walsh (St Josephs/St Ibars)

69kg – welterweight – Adam Nolan (Bray)

75kg – middleweight – Michael O’Reilly (Portlaoise)

91kg – heavyweight – Darren O’Neill (Paulstown)

91kg+ – super-heavyweight – Dean Gardiner (Clonmel)

Team manager: Joe Hennigan

Coaches: Billy Walsh, Zuar Antia, Pete Taylor, Gerry Storey

Physio: Jullianne Ryan

Strength & Conditioning: John Cleary

Sports Psychologist: Gerry Hussey

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