Ireland’s European Championship Off to a smashing start

Ray Moylette got Ireland’s European Championships campaign off to a fine start with a convincing win over Subhi Amara in

, Turkey yesterday. 

The 2008 AIBA World Youth champ stopped the Israeli in round two.

Moylette, from the St Anne’s BC in Westport, was 19-4 ahead when Amara took his third standing count late in the frame.

Moylette, was the only Irish boxer in action yestreday, will now meet

Ljubomir Marjanvic of Serbia in the last-16 on Monday.

John Joe Nevin, Willie McLaughlin, Con Sheehan and Cathal McMonagle will be between the ropes today.

2011 European Senior Championships Ankara, Turkey

June 17th (Preliminary)

64Kg: Ray Moylette (St Anne’s) beat Subhi Amara (Israel) RSC2

June 18th (Preliminary)

56Kg: John Joe Nevin (Cavan) v Pavio Ischenko (Ukraine)

69Kg: Willie McLaughlin (Illies GG) v Stephen Banyo (Holland)

91Kg: Con Sheehan (Clonmel) v Levan Gulerdani (Georgia)

91+Kg: Cathal McMonagle (Holy Trinity) v Mane Marceta (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

June 19th (Preliminary)

52Kg: Michael Conlon (St John Bosco) v Khalid Yafai (England)

60Kg; Michael McDonagh (St Mary’s) v Valodymyr Matvichuk (Ukraine)

75Kg: Darren O’Neill (Paulstown) v Denis Radovan (Germany)

June 20th (Last 16)

64Kg: Ray Moylette (St Anne’s) v Ljubomir Marjanvic (Serbia)



81Kg: Joe Ward (Moate) v Ainar Karlson (Estonia)


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