Five in action in European Youth Championships today

Irish captain Aaron McKenna, Sean Whelan, Zach Mallon, Michael Avetisian and Callum Bradley wll be between the ropes at the European Junior Championships in Lviv, Ukraine this afternoon.

The five will be in action in the afternoon and evening sessions at the tournament. Boxing begins at 12pm and 4pm (Irish times).
2015 European Junior Championships Lviv, Ukraine

May 16th Prelims

57kg Eric Nash (Ireland) beat Guiseppe Ferik (Italy) 2-1

May 17th Prelims

48kg Lorcan Hurley (Ireland) beat Tony Orr (Scotland) 3-0
63kg Aaron Gethins (Ireland) beat Catalin Bitcha (Moldova) 3-0
69kg Jordan Myers (Ireland) lost to Yahor Skamavakh (Belarus) 0-3
75kg Anthony Johnston (Ireland) beat William Gustafsson (Sweden) 3-0
80kg Jim O’Reilly (Ireland) beat Jess Harris (England) 3-0
80+kg Martin McDonagh (Ireland) beat Josip Biletic (Croatia) 2-1

May 18th (12pm)

46kg Zach Mallon (Ireland) lost to Kanan Avilev (Azerbaijan) 1-2

50kg Sean Whelan (Ireland) beat Vzdzim Nenadavets (Belarus) 3-0

52kg Aaron McKenna (Ireland) lost to Taras Bandarachuk (Ukraine) 0-3

May 18th (4pm)

54kg Callum Bradley (Ireland) v Artur Azachbazian (Czech Rep)

60kg Michael Avetisian (Ireland) v Tugrulhan Erdemr (Turkey)

Upcoming bouts

48k Lorcan Hurley (Ireland) v Krisztian Toth (Hungary) or Pasquale di Silvio (Italy)

50kg Sean Whelan (Ireland) v Thomas Roberts (England) or Iulian Rotaru (Moldova)

57kg Eric Nash (Ireland) v Artur Tuniev (Belarus)

63kg Aaron Gethins (Ireland) v Artem Lapin (Ukraine) or Kamil Lawicki (Poland) or Richard Olan (Hungary)

66kg Jason Harty (Ireland) v Yevhen Moskalenko (Ukraine)

75kg Anthony Johnston (Ireland) v Yevheni Pavlowskyi (Ukraine) or Antonio Maniscalco (Italy)

80kg Jim O’Reilly (Ireland) v Vadzim Andreyev (Belarus)

80+kg Martin McDonagh (Ireland) v Oleksandr Hrytsiv (Ukraine)

Irish squad

46kg Zach Mallon (Old School)
48kg Lorcan Hurley (Tramore)
50kg Sean Whelan (Docklands)
52kg Aaron McKenna (Old School)
54kg Callum Bradley (Sacred Heart Omagh)
57kg Eric Nash (Ardnaree)
60kg Michael Avetisian (Mulhuddart)
63kg Aaron Gethins (Ballinacarrow)
66kg Jason Harty (Rathkeale)
70kg Jordan Myers (St Pats, Dromahair)
75kg Anthony Johnston (Gleann)
80kg Jim O’Reilly (Portlaoise)
80+kg Martin McDonagh (Baldoyle)

Team manager: Stephen Connolly
Coaches: Billy McClean, Gerry McDaid, Dmitri Dmitruk
Physio: Eoin Naughton
R&J: Philip Rooney

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