Hughie Myers claimed gold at the Gee Bee Multi Nations in Helsinki, Finland today.
The Ryston BC light-fly hammered out a unanimous decision over Wales’ Ashley Williams in Helsinki.
Myers took the first and thrid rounds of this enounter, a clash which Irish team manager Joe Lavery described as tough.
“We’re absolutely delighted with the victory here today. Hughie performed very well against a tough opponent and he was a deserved winner,” he said.
Myers (gold) and Kurt Walker (bronze) finished in podium positions in Helsinki.
John Conlan and Jimmy Halpin were working Ireland’s corner at the 33rd edition of the tournament.
John Casey was Irish R&J at the tournament.
The Irish squad are due to arrive home on Monday morning (10:45am) via Dublin Airport.
Gee Bee Multi Nations Helsinki Finland
April 11th Q/Finals
56kg Kurt Walker (Ireland) beat Ali Srour (Norway) 3-0
60kg Sean McComb (Ireland) lost to Vjaneslav (Russia) 0-3
64kg Michael Nevin (Ireland) lost to Abdelmaik Laduay (France) 1-2
April 12th S/Finals
49kg Hughie Myers (Ireland) beat Muhammed Ibrahim (Finland) 3-0
56kg Kurt Walker (Ireland) lost to Kanat Eralijev (Kazakhstan) 0-3
Aprils 13th Final
49kg Hughie Myers (Ireland) beat Ashley Williams (Wales) 3-0
49kg Hugh Myers (Ryston)
56kg Kurt Walker (Canal)
60kg Sean McComb (Holy Trinity)
64kg Michael Nevin (Portlaoise)
Team manager Joe Lavery
Coaches John Conlan and Jimmy Halpin
R&J John Casey