National Senior Elite Championships – Friday Semi-Final RESULTS

14 semi finals were decided tonight at the National Stadium as the Senior Elite Championships kick in to gear.

Among the boxers who booked their places in next Friday’s final were Olympians Brendan Irvine, Joe Ward, and Darren O’Neill.

National Elite Championships National Stadium Dublin
February 10th
S/Finals (7pm)
48kg Kristina O’Hara (St John Bosco) beat Carol Coughlan (Monkstown D) 5-0
49kg Blaine Dobbins (St Josephs Derry) beat Connor Jordan (St Aidans) 3-2
52kg Brendan Irvine (St Pauls Antrim) beat TJ Waite (Ormeau Road) 5-0
57kg Dervla Duffy (Mulhuddart) beat Tiegan Russell (Fr Horgans) 5-0
57kg Moira McElligott (St Michaels Athy) beat Amanda Coughlan (Paulstown) 5-0
56kg Kurt Walker (Canal) beat Evan Metcalfe (Crumlin) 5-0
60kg George Bates (St Marys Dublin) beat Gary McKenna (Old School) 5-0
64kg Emma Agnew (Delagan) beat Saidhbh Greene (St Brigids Eden) 5-0
64kg Sean McComb (Holy Trinity) beat Patrick Linehan (St Marys Dublin) 5-0
69kg Dean Walsh (St Ibars) beat Tiernan Bradley (Sacred Heart Omagh) 5-0
75kg Emmett Brennan (Glasnevin) beat Fearghus Quinn (Camlough) 3-2
81kg Joe Ward (Moate) beat Michael Frayne (St Marys) 4-0
91kg Darren O’Neill (Paulstown) beat John Joe McDonagh (Crumlin) 5-0
91+kg Martin Keenan (Rathkeale) beat Damien Sullivan (Emerald Antrim) 3-2

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