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Irish team for European U22 Championships hit by late withdrawal

The Irish team that fly out to Romania today for the European U22 Championships have been hit by a late withdrawal.

darryl moranIrish Elite runner-up and Under-22 champion Darryl Moran has been forced to pull out of the squad after picking up a hand injury.

Therefore the Illies GG light fly will not make the trip to Eastern Europe for the revival of the tournament.

The remaining nine members of Team Ireland travel to Romania from Dublin Airport later this afternoon.

European U22 Championships Brăila, Romania March 14th-22nd
52kg Jordan Moore (Glasnevin)
56kg Kurt Walker (Canal)
60kg Dylan Duffy (Pegasus)
64kg Keith Flavin (Paulstown)
69kg Eugene McKeever (Holy Family Drogheda)
75kg Kelyn Cassidy (Saviours Crystal)
81kg Brian Kennedy (St Marys Daingean)
91kg Geoffrey Kavanagh (Glasnevin)
91+kg Thomas Carty (Glasnevin) Captain

Team Manager: Paddy Osbourne
Coaches: Zaur Antia, Pat McDonagh
R&J: Philip Rooney

Jamie Conlan joins Gavan Casey and Joe O’Neill for Episode 3 of The Irish Boxing Show:

Photo Credit: Ricardo Guglielminotti – The Fighting Irish (@ThefIrish)

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