Day 2 Times and Live Stream for Irish at EU Championships


There are three Irish fighters in Last 16 action today at the EU Championships in Cascia, Italy.

Following a brilliant start yesterday where Kelly Harrington and Michaela Walsh booked quarter finals places, a trio of Ulster boxers will be looking to join them in bronze medal bouts.

First up at 3:30pm (Irish time) is Kristina O’Hara. The Belfast light fly is making her Elite International debut and opens today’s session against Finland’s Satu Lehtonen.

Quickly following this at 4:00pm is another Belfast fighter making her Elite International tournament debut in flyweight Carly McNaul. The Ormeau Road boxer takes on Frenchwoman Wassila Lkhadiri, a bronze medalist at the 2014 European Championships.

Rounding off the day at 5:00pm will be experienced Monaghan boxer Dervla Duffy. The Mulhuddart featherweight takes on young Hungarian Kinga Mezovari

Watch the Irish boxers in action below:

European Union Women’s Championships Cascia, Italy August 4th/13th

August 5th
Last 16
54kg Michaela Walsh (Ireland) beat Ebonie Jones (England) 5-0
60kg Kellie Harrington (Ireland) beat Kinga Szalachcic (Poland) 4-1

August 6th
Last 16
48kg Kristina O’Hara (Ireland) v Saru Lehtonen (Finland)
51kg Carly McNaul (Ireland) v Wassila Lkhadiri (France)
57kg Dervla Duffy (Ireland) v Kinga Mezovari (Hungary)

August 7th
Last 16
69kg Gráinne Walsh (Ireland) v Louise Price (Wales)

August 8th
Q/Finals
54kg Michaela Walsh (Ireland) v Julia Coroli (Moldova)
60kg Kellie Harrington (Ireland) v Ditteajaaja Frostholm (Denmark)
75kg Christina Desmond (Ireland) v Nouchka Fontijn (Netherlands)

Irish squad
48kg Kristina O’Hara (St John Bosco)
51kg Carly McNaul (Ormeau Road)
54kg Michaela Walsh (Monkstown Antrim)
57kg Dervla Duffy (Mulhuddart)
60kg Kellie Harrington (St Marys)
69kg Grainne Walsh (Sparticus)
75kg Christina Desmond (Fr Horgan’s)

Team Manager/High Performance Director: Bernard Dunne
Coaches: Dmitry Dimitruc and Jimmy Payne
Physio: Maureen Harte
R&J: Jim Murrin

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