European Junior Championships – Day 3 LIVE STREAM


Five Irish boxers are in action today at the European Junior Championships in Albena, Bulgaria.

The Last 16 bouts continue, with Irish fighters looking to put themselves one win away from a medal.

At 46kg Jude Gallagher takes on Azeri Maksud Khasmetov at 2:50pm in Ring B.

At 50kg Myles Casey begins his campaign versus Romanian Madalin Popescu in Ring A at 3:25pm.

At 54kg team captain Brandon McCarthy faces England’s Harry Kinsella at 4:15 in Ring B.

At 57kg Mikey Stokes fights Georgian Bakur Chikovani in Ring B at 5:30pm.

Finally, at 75kg, Gavin Rafferty is up against Turk Emir Buyukdas at around 6:00pm in Ring A.

All times are approximations and subject to change

Watch Ring A’s action below:

Watch Ring B’s action below:

European Junior Championships Albena, Bulgaria

September 18th

Preliminaries (Last 32)

46kg Jude Gallagher (Ireland) beat Paul Cameron (England) 5-0
52kg Dean Clancy (Ireland) beat Nazar Fadzeyeu (Belarus) 5-0
54kg Brandon McCarthy (Ireland) beat David Gvasalia (Georgia) 5-0
57kg Mikey Stokes (Ireland) beat Luca Filip (Croatia) TKO1
63kg Peter Vrinceanu (Ireland) beat Luca de Chiava (Italy) 5-0
66kg William Hayden (Ireland) lost to Jaba Tchumbashvili (Georgia) 2-3
70kg Jake Tucker (Ireland) beat Gyula Varga (Hungary) 5-0
80Kg+ Cathal Crowley (Ireland) lost to Aleksei Dronov (Russia) TKO1

September 19th

Last 16

48kg Patrick McCarthy (Ireland) beat Owen Paton (Scotland) 5-0
70kg Jake Tucker (Ireland) lost to Ilia Bogaturev (Russia) 1-4

September 20th

Last 16

46kg Jude Gallagher (Ireland) v Maksud Khasmetov (Azerbaijan)
50kg Myles Casey (Ireland) v Madalin Popescu (Romania)
54kg Brandon McCarthy (Ireland) v Harry Kinsella (England)
57kg Mikey Stokes (Ireland) v Bakur Chikovani (Georgia)
75kg Gavin Rafferty (Ireland) v Emir Buyukdas (Turkey)

September 21st

Last 16

52kg Dean Clancy (Ireland) v Artur Shahakyan (Armenia)
60kg Callum Walsh (Ireland) v Racz Kristopher (Hungary)
63kg Peter Vrinceanu (Ireland) v Anatalii Fedotkin (Russia)
80kg Thomas Doherty (Ireland) Sahin Ergul (Turkey)

Q/Final

48kg Patrick McCarthy (Ireland) v Vakhaev Mukhaed (Russia)

Irish squad

46kg Jude Gallagher (Two Castles)
48kg Patrick McCarthy (Tralee)
50kg Myles Casey (Rathkeale)
52kg Dean Clancy (Ballinacarrow)
54kg Brandon McCarthy (St. Michaels Athy) Cpt
57kg Mikey Stokes (Athlone)
60kg Callum Walsh (Riverstown)
63kg Peter Vrinceanu (Crumlin)
66kg William Hayden (Crumlin)
70kg Jake Tucker (Holy Trinity) V/Cpt
75kg Gavin Rafferty (St. Cianans)
80kg Thomas Doherty (Baldoyle)
80+kg Cathel Crowley (Spartan)

Team Manager – Peter Brady
Coaches – Billy McClean & Dmitri Dmitruk
R&J – John Casey

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