Great start for the Ulster High Performance Squad in Russia

The Ulster High Performance team celebrated a high five in Russia yesterday with all five boxers winning on the opening day of competition at a Youth tournament.

Liam Glennon, Barry McReynolds, Edgar Vuskans, Anthony Johnston and Kane Tucker had their hands raised in victory in Rostov.

The Ulster panel, who have put in a six-week training camp in Jordanstown ahead of their trip east, Russia, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and a number of Russian provincial sides are competing in Rostov.

Peter Brady is head coach and Stephen Friel team manager.

Rostov Youth Tournament Russia

September 8th Preliminaries

49kg Liam Glennon (St Joseph’s) beat Ruslan Samosvat (Russia) 3-0

56kg Barry McReynolds (Holy Trinity) beat Sahil Muhamad Amir (Russia) 3-0

60kg Edgar Vuskans (Glengormely) beat  Vladimir Dobrosotski (Russia) 3-0

69kg Anthony Johnston (Gleann) beat Bagdaylet Bolatbai (Kazakhstan) 3-0

75kg Kane Tucker (Holy Trinity) beat  Aleksei Chernikov (Russia) TKO2

81kg Thomas Maughan (Cavan) Bye



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