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Draw for Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa

By Bernard O’Neill – IABA Press Officer

Stephen McKenna, James McGivern, and Aiden Walsh, and Tiernan Bradley will be in action at the Commonwealth Youths Games in Samoa tonight/tomorrow.

The squad have been through a training camp in Australia in preparation for the Games which began in the Pacific island nation yesterday.

Samoa is twelve hours ahead of Ireland. Click here for website.

Boxing begins on Monday at 2:00AM Irish Time.

Commonwealth Youth Games
September 6th
49kg Stephen McKenna v Steven Pius (Tanzania)
56kg Beupu Noki (Papua New Guinea) v James McGivern
64kg Edrian Volcker (Seychelles) v Aidan Walsh

Evening session
60kg Eric Ngema (South Africa) v Tieran Bradley

September 7th
69kg Ryan Safe (New Zealand) v Brett McGinty

49kg Stephen McKenna (Old School)
56kg James McGivern (St Georges)
60kg Tiernan Bradley (Scared Heart Omagh)
64kg Aidan Walsh (Holy Family)
69kg Brett McGinty (Oakleaf)

John Conlan (High Performance)
Damien Kennedy (Toome)

Joe O'Neill

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