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European Schoolboys Championships Day 1 Results

By Bernard O’Neill – IABA Press Officer

Killian Geraghty and William Hayden advanced to the last-eight of the European Schoolboy Championships in Anapa, Russia today.

But Luke Hurley, John Dohoghue and Mikey Stokes bowed out despite big performances at the 13 edition of the tournament.

Geraghty and Hayden progressed on split decisions this afternoon and are now just one win each away from at least bronze.

Keelyn Roche, Michael Myers and Calium Glynn will be in action tomorrow in Anapa.

Click here for Monday’s program. Boxing begins at 12pm (Irish time). Click here for schedule.
European Schoolboy Championships

November 1st (Preliminaries)
41kg: Killian Geraghty (Ireland) beat Richard Bernath (Hungary) 2-1
52kg Luke Hurley (Ireland) lost to Semion Kamanin (Estonia) 1-2
44.5kg: John Donoghue (Ireland) lost to Martin Kecsmeti (Hungary) 0-3
50kg Mikey Stokes (Ireland) lost to Sergi Shelomentsev (Russia) 0-3
62kg William Hayden (Ireland) beat Artash Manukyan (Armenia) 2-1

November 2nd (Preliminaries)
38.5kg Keelyn Roche (Ireland) v Metehan Aduguzel (Turkey)
48kg Michael Myers (Ireland) v Matko Prtenjaca (Croatia)
76kg+ Calium Glynn (Ireland) v Jan Kurucz (Slovakia)

November 3rd (Preliminaries)
40kg Stephen Cairns (Ireland) v Samet Gumus (Turkey)
46kg: Paul Loonam (Ireland) v Guclu Ahmetcan (Turkey)
59kg: Gavin Rafferty (Ireland) v Kaan Aykutsak (Turkey)
65kg Ethan McGuckin (Ireland) v Samvel Suvaryan (Armenia)

November 4th (Q/Finals)
54kg Sean Crowley (Ireland) v Vadzim Kurbachou (Belarus)
62kg William Hayden (Ireland) v Sergei Ukhan (Russia)
72kg: Ruairi Brennan (Ireland) v Vladystav Marchuk (Ukraine) (last 16)
76kg: Michael McDonald (Ireland) v Pavel Platon (Moldova)

November 5th (Q/Finals)
41kg: Killian Geraghty (Ireland) v Denis McCann (England)
43kg: Brandon McCarthy (Ireland) v Akram Ghazi (Israel)
56kg: Jake Tucker (Ireland) v Bohdan Sereda Ukraine)
68kg: Francis Quinn (Ireland) v Gyula Varga (Hungary)

Irish squad

38.5kg: Keelyn Roche (St Aidens)
40kg: Stephen Cairns (Loughmahon)
41kg: Killian Geraghty (Esker)
43kg: Brandon McCarthy (St Michaels Athy)
44.5kg: John Donoghue (Portlaoise)
46kg: Paul Loonam (St Carthages)
48kg: Michael Myers (Crumlin)
50kg: Michael Stokes (Athlone)
52kg: Luke Hurley (Tramore)
54kg: Sean Crowley (Arklow)
56kg: Jake Tucker (Holy Trinity)
59kg: Gavin Rafferty (St Cianians)
62kg: William Hayden (Crumlin)
65kg: Ethan McGuckin (Cookstown)
68kg: Francis Quinn (Cookstown)
72kg: Ruairi Brennan (St Annes)
76kg: Michael McDonald (Darndale)
76+kg: Calium Glynn (Cherry Orchard)

Team manager: Paddy Gallagher
Coaches: Egor Khmil, Eoin Pluck, Tom Murray
R&J: John Casey

Joe O'Neill

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