EU Championships Day 5 – Irish fighter times and live stream

Two Irish boxers are in action today at the EU Championships in Cascia, Italy, looking to claim and upgrade medals.

First up at 4:30pm (Irish time) is Belfast bantam Michaela Walsh. The Monkstown fighter looks to upgrade to silver when she takes on Sweden’s Helena Envall.

Then at 5:45pm Dervla Duffy will look to claim a record fourth medal for Ireland at the championships when she takes on 2011 World Youth champion and 2013 EU silver medalist Ornella Wahner of Germany.

Watch the Irish in action at the EU Championships live 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) beat Saru Lehtonen (Finland) 5-0
51kg Carly McNaul (Ireland) lost to Wassila Lkhadiri (France) 2-3
57kg Dervla Duffy (Ireland) beat Kinga Mezovari (Hungary) 5-0

August 7th
Q/finals
54kg Michaela Walsh (Ireland) beat Julia Coroli (Moldova) 5-0
60kg Kellie Harrington (Ireland) beat Ditteajaaja Frostholm (Denmark) 5-0
69kg Grainne Walsh (Ireland) beat Lauren Price (Wales) 3-2

August 8th
Q/Finals
48kg Kristina O’Hara (Ireland) lost to Roberta Bonatte (Italy) 1-4
75kg Christina Desmond (Ireland) lost to Nouchka Fontijn (Netherlands) 0-5

August 9th
Q/Finals
57kg Dervla Duffy (Ireland) v Ornella Wahner (Germany)

S/Finals
54kg Michaela Walsh (Ireland) v Helena Envall (Sweden)

August 11th
60kg Kellie Harrington (Ireland) v Irma Testa (Italy)
69kg Grainne Walsh (Ireland) v Sandy Ryan (England)

(Bout dates are subject to change)

Irish squad
48kg Kristina O’Hara (St John Bosco)
51kg Carly McNaul (Ormeau Road)
54kg Michaela Walsh (Monkstown Antrim) (Bronze, at least)
57kg Dervla Duffy (Mulhuddart)
60kg Kellie Harrington (St Marys) (Bronze, at least)
69kg Grainne Walsh (Sparticus) (Bronze, at least)
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

gym trition

frayne carpentry

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