Details of this evening’s big fight night with England

An eight-strong Irish side take on England this evening in a Senior Elite International.

The fight takes place at the National Stadium on Dublin’s South Circular Road and is the final bit of major boxing in Ireland for 2016

Tonight’s card is a full carded international (no headguards for the men) rather than the pre-Rio test internationals v Kazakhstan, Lithuania, and Russia

The Irish team features four Olympians, and in full reads:
Ireland
52kg Brendan Irvine (St Pauls)
56kg Stevie McKenna (Old School)
57kg Moira McElligott (St Michael’s Athy)
60kg George Bates (St Marys)
64kg Sean McComb (Holy Trinity)
75kg Steven Donnelly (All Saints)
81kg Joe Ward (Moate)
91kg Darren O’Neill (Paulstown)

They will face an experimental England squad made up of:
52kg Ishmail Khan (KBW BC)
56kg Louis Lynn (Lynn ACBC)
57kg Raven Chapman
60kg Cory O’Regan (Bradford Police and Community College BC)
64kg Mason Smith (Finchley ABC)
75kg Lewis Richardson (Royal Marines)
81kg George Crotty (Centurions BC)
91kg Chevron Clarke (Gravesham ABC)

Doors open at the National Stadium at 6:30pm, with boxing due to commence at 7:00pm.
Tickets available at the door.
€10 adults
€5 children

Group specials available for 10 or more people, contact eimear@iaba.ie or (01)4533371

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