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Kieran Molloy + Dean Clancy first up at European U22s – TIMES + HOW TO WATCH

Boxing at the European U22 Championships begins today in Roseto degli Abruzzi.

Ireland have two boxers in action in Day 1 in Italy.

EU bronze medallist Kieran Molloy is out at welterweight while Youth Olympian Dean Clancy jumps up two weight classes to light welter.

Both start off in the Round of 32, with Galway’s Molloy taking on German Daniel Krotter and Sligo’s Clancy facing experienced Czech Petr Novak.

Molloy is first up in the afternoon session in Ring A at about 2:30pm (Irish time) followed by Clancy in the same ring in the evening session at around 8:00pm.

2021 European U/22 Championships Roseto degli Abruzzi, Italy
June 17
Last 32
63kg Dean Clancy (Ireland) v Pete Novak (Czech Republic)
69kg Kieran Molloy (Ireland) v Dan Krotter (Germany)

June 18
Last 16
62kg Sean Mari (Ireland) v Hamza Mahood (England)
51kg Niamh Earley (Ireland) v Romane Moulan (France)
75kg Gabriel Dossen (Ireland) v France or Moldova
81kg Kane Tucker (Ireland) v Raphael Monny (France)

June 19
Last 16
56kg Adam Hession (Ireland) v Gabor Virban (Hungary))
91kg Jack Marley (Ireland) v Dariusz Lasotta (Germany)

June 20th
Last 16
91kg+ Gytis Lisinskas (Ireland) v Vincenzo Fiaschetti (Italy)
60kg Ellie Mai Gartland (Ireland) v Paige Richardson (England)

Irish squad
51kg Niamh Earley (Ryston)
60kg Ellie May-Gartland (Clonmel)
52kg Sean Mari (Monkstown)
56kg Adam Hessian (Monivea)
63kg Dean Clancy (Sean McDermott)
69kg Kieran Molloy (Oughterard)
75kg Gabriel Dossen (Olympic)
81kg Kane Tucker (Emerald)
91kg Jack Marley (Monkstown
91kg+ Gytis Lisinskas (Celtic Eagles)

Team Manager: Tara Mari
Coaches: Eoin Pluck, Damain Kennedy, James Doyle
Physio: David Cooke

Joe O'Neill

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