Irish team for European Schoolboys + List of past medalists

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Ireland’s talented young prospects fly out to Romania on Monday morning ahead of the opening bell for the 2017 European Schoolboy Championships.

Boxing begins next Tuesday in Valcea.

Ireland will use a 19-strong squad in Romania.

European Schoolboys Championships 2017, Valcea, Romania July 17th/26th

Irish squad
38.5kg Michael Donoghue (St Michaels Athy)
40kg Brooklyn Saunders (Ballybough)
41.5kg Jake Charles (Mullingar Elite)
43kg Cory Byrne Dunbar (St Aidans)
44.5kg Cahir Gormley (Maydown Olympic)
46kg Patrick Sweeney (Olympic)
48kg Shamie McDonagh (St Pauls Wat)
50kg Patrick Donovan (Olympic)
52kg Cain Lewis (Ballymun)
54kg Sean Roche (Donore)
56kg James Whelan (Dublin Docklands)
59kg Eoghan Lavin (Ballyhaunis)
62kg Danny McHugh (Two Castles)
65kg Aaron McElligott (Cashen Vale)
68kg John Ward (Brosna)
72kg Sean Walsh (Trojan)
76kg Darragh Farrell (St Josephs Edenderry)
80kg Jordan Ward (Bay City)
90kg Thomas McDonnell (Crumlin)

Team Manager – Peter O’Donnell
Coaches – Stephen McElhinney, Paddy Gallagher and Liam Brereton
R&J – Larry Durand

Ireland have claimed 78 medals at this level since the tournament’s inaugural edition in 2003. In that time, Olympians, World Champions, and numerous pros have claimed silverware at the first major international tournament for Irish boxers.

Last year’s tournament saw Ireland claim 6 medals in Zagreb, Croatia.

Rome 2003
Gold
70kg David Joyce

Silver
50kg Carl Frampton

Bronze
52kg John Joe Joyce
54kg David Oliver Joyce
57kg John McDonagh
66kg Keith Boyle

Siofok, Hungary 2004
Gold
40kg Willie O’Reilly
68kg Stephen O’Reilly

Silver
65kg Darren Cruise

Bronze
38.5kg Ryan Brady
52kg Paul Broadhurst

Tver, Russia 2005
Silver
52kg Darragh Power

Bronze
48kg David Joe Joyce
56kg David Joyce
59kg Bernard Roe
68kg Tommy McCarthy

Nokolayev, Ukraine 2006
Bronze
43kg Anthony Upton
54kg Tommy Kiely
56kg Feargal McCrory

Portsmouth, England 2007
Gold
44.5kg Michael O’Reilly
48kg Michael McDonagh

Silver
56kg Joe Ward

Bronze
40kg George Bates
52kg Chriss Mullaly
50kg Christy Joyce
62kg Ray Ginley
68kg Dan O’Brien

Novi Sad, Serbia 2008
Bronze
54kg Dylan Carr

Anapa, Russia 2009
Bronze
56kg Victor Medvediuc
59kg Gerard Whitehouse

Yambol, Bulgaria 2010
Bronze
41.5kg John Joyce
50kg Wayne Kelly
72kg Michael Gallagher

Grozny, Russia 2011
Gold
48kg John Joyce

Silver
44.5kg James Cleary
76kg Matthew Burke

Bronze
52kg Tiernan Bradley
54kg Craig Bonney
49kg Lewis Crocker
65kg Sean Conroy
68kg Keelan Sexton

Anapa, Russia 2012
Gold
46kg Oliver McCarthy
48kg James McGivern
52kg Michael Nevin

Silver
50kg John Sweeney

Bronze
40kg Francie Stokes
56kg Kieran Molloy
59kg Brett McGinty
65kg Darragh Murray
72kg Nevan Fannon
76+kg James Clarke

Dublin, Ireland 2013
Gold
46kg Aaron McKenna
59kg Jordan Myres

Silver
40kg Barry McReynolds
43kg Sean Whelan
54kg Paul Ryan
48kg Jamie Harty
50kg Jason Harty

Bronze
41.5kg Tiernan Bradley
65k Leon Gallagher
68kg Jordan Joyce

Keszthely, Hungary 2014
Silver
41.5kg Brandon O’Brien
46kg Barry McReynolds

Bronze
40kg Luke Hurley
48kg Michael Delaney
63kg Kane Tucker
76kg Michael Walsh
76+kg Tom Gavin

Anapa, Russia 2015
Silver
40kg Steve Cairns
43kg Brandon McCarthy
65kg Ethan McGuckin
76kg Michael McDonald

Bronze
68kg Francis Quinn

Zagreb, Croatia 2016
Gold
65KG William Hayden
68KG Jason Myers

Bronze
48KG Cian Lewis
54KG Francis Maughan
56KG Patrick Collins
59KG Jason Irwin

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Joe O'Neill

Reporting on Irish boxing the past five years. Work has appeared on irish-boxing.com, Boxing News, the42.ie, and local and national media. Provide live ringside updates, occasional interviews, and special features on the future of Irish boxing. email: joneill6@tcd.ie