Ireland squad for Queens Cup

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Bernard O’Neill – IABA Press Officer

The IABA will send a fifteen-strong Youth and Junior side to next month’s Queens Cup in Germany.

The 5th international Women’s tournament officially begins on October 25th in Stralsund.

The hosts nation, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Finland, France, Ireland, Norway, Slovakia, Sweden, Russia, and Wales will compete at the 2016 event.

Ireland has claimed quite a few medals in Stralsund, most notably at the 2014 edition of the Cup.

Amy Broadhurst and Chayanne O’Neill won double Youth gold two years ago and Joanne Richards, who is included on the 2016 squad, and Natasha Logan won double Junior gold on the same day. Boxing starts on Wednesday October 26th.



Queens Cup Stralsund, Germany October 25th-30th

Irish squad

46kg Daina Moorehouse (Enniskerry)
48kg Caitlyn Fryers (Immaculata)
50kg Mary Kate Nevin (Mullingar Elite)
54kg Mary Geraghty (Baldoyle)
57kg Margurita Nevin (St Brigids Kildare)
60kg Shauna O’Callaghan (Clann Naoife)
63kg Katelyn Phelan (St Brigids Kildare)
80kg Aoibhe Carribine (Geesala)

48kg Shannon Sweeney (St Anne’s)
51kg Kelsey Leonard (Curragh)
57kg Kellie McLoughlin (Drimnagh)
60kg Orla Garvey (Dealgan)
64kg Shannon Reilly (Bray)
69kg Joanne Richards (St Michael’s NW)
75kg Aoife Burke (St Mary’s Dublin)
Team manager: Bernie Harold

Coaches: Jimmy Payne, Antoinette Faye, Noel Burke
Judge: Aideen Flynn

Joe O'Neill

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