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EU Championships finals – LIVE STREAM

Ireland go for double gold today at the EU Championships in Italy.

Belfast bantam Michaela Walsh and Dublin lightweight Kelly Harrington have reached the finals in Cascia.

Starting us off in the third fight will be Walsh who takes on German Nimani Azize in the 54kg final. The estimated time for this bout is 4:10pm (Irish time).

At 4:50pm approximately it will be the turn of Harrington who faces Katie Taylor’s Olympic conqueror Mira Potkonen.

NOTE: The above times factor in medal presentations, and the Irish fighters could be in the ring earlier or later than stated

Watch the Irish fighters 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) 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
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
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
57kg Dervla Duffy (Ireland) lost to Ornella Wahner (Germany) 0-5

54kg Michaela Walsh (Ireland) beat Helena Envall (Sweden) 5-0

August 11th
60kg Kellie Harrington (Ireland) beat Irma Testa (Italy) 5-0
69kg Grainne Walsh (Ireland) lost to Nadine Apetz (Germany) 2-3

August 12th
54kg Michaela Walsh (Ireland) v Azize Nimani (Germany)
60kg Kellie Harrington (Ireland) v Mira Potkone (Finland)

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