Eric Nash got Ireland off to a victorious start at the 19th European Junior Championships in Lviv, Ukraine this afternoon.
The Irish champion, Arnareee BC, beat Italy’s Guiseppe Ferik on a split decision in the featherweight class over three rounds.
Nash finished well said Irish Team manager Stephen Connolly.
“Eric boxed very well to get us off to winning start against a tough opponent. He had a great third round today.”
Nash was the only Irish boxer in action today.
Please scroll down for draws. (The official draws sheets, with the exception of the Nash bout, do not list dates).
2015 European Junior Championships Lviv, Ukraine
57kg Eric Nash (Ireland) beat Guiseppe Ferik (Italy) 2-1
46kg Zach Mallon (Ireland) v Peter Yordanov (Bulgaria) or Kanan Avilev (Azerbaijan)
48kg Lorcan Hurley (Ireland) v Tony Orr (Scotland)
50kg Sean Whelan (Ireland) v Vzdzim Nenadavets (Belarus)
52kg Aaron McKenna (Ireland) v Taras Bandarachuk (Ukraine)
54kg Callum Bradley (Ireland) v Artur Azachbazian (Czech Rep)
60kg Michael Avetisian (Ireland) v Serhi Molohanov (Ukraine) or Tugrulhan Erdemr (Turkey)
63kg Aaron Gethins (Ireland) v Catalin Bitcha (Moldova)
66kg Jason Harty (Ireland) v Yevhen Moskalenko (Ukraine)
69kg Jordan Myers (Ireland) v Yahor Skamavakh (Belarus)
75kg Anthony Johnston (Ireland) v William Gustafsson (Sweden)
80kg Jim O’Reilly (Ireland) v Jess Harris (England)
80+kg Anthony McDonagh (Ireland) v Josip Biletic (Croatia_
2015 European Junior Championships May 15th/24th
46kg Zach Mallon (Old School)
48kg Lorcan Hurley (Tramore)
50kg Sean Whelan (Docklands)
52kg Aaron McKenna (Old School)
54kg Callum Bradley (Sacred Heart Omagh)
57kg Eric Nash (Ardnaree)
60kg Michael Avetisian (Mulhuddart)
63kg Aaron Gethins (Ballinacarrow)
66kg Jason Harty (Rathkeale)
70kg Jordan Myers (St Pats, Dromahair)
75kg Anthony Johnston (Gleann)
80kg Jim O’Reilly (Portlaoise)
80+kg Martin McDonagh (Baldoyle)
Team manager: Stephen Connolly
Coaches: Billy McClean, Gerry McDaid, Dmitri Dmitruk
Physio: Eoin Naughton
R&J: Philip Rooney