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Irish squad selected for training camp in Ulster

Ireland’s Elite squad travel to the University of Ulster today for a training camp with the Ulster High Performance Development squad and Russia at the SINI Institute of Sport.

Olympic champion Katie Taylor and London 2012 Olympians Darren O’Neill and Adam Nolan, along with AIBA World Elite medallist Joe Ward and three-time EU champion David Oliver Joyce are included in the Ireland panel.

The Russian team arrived in Dublin last night ahead of the training camp which will run until May 6th.

Irish coach John Conlan said: “It’s a qualify training camp for Ulster’s High Performance boxers. It’s fantastic that we can bring some of the best boxers in Ireland and Europe in and get quality sparring.”

Ireland squad

49kg Brendan Irvine (St Pauls, Antrim)
51kg Ceire Smith (Cavan)
52kg Myles Casey (St Francis)
54kg Michaela Walsh (Holy Family)
56kg Kurt Walker (Canal)
60kg Katie Taylor (Bray)
60kg Sean McComb (Holy Trinity)
60kg David Oliver Joyce (St Michael’s Athy)
64kg Dean Walsh (St Joesphs/St Ibars)
69kg Adam Nolan (Bray)
75kg Michael O’Reilly (Portlaoise)
81kg Joe Ward (Moate)
91kg Darren O’Neill (Paulstown)
91+kg Dean Gardiner (Clonmel)


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