14 semi finals are up for decision tonight at the National Stadium as the Senior Elite Championships kick in to gear.
Among the competitors are three Olympians as well as European, EU, European Games, and World medalists.
Some of the bouts which stand out is a rematch of the most recent final between Brendan Irvine and TJ Waite, a lightweight tussle between Gary McKenna and George Bates, and a welterweight clash between Dean Walsh and Tiernan Bradley.
Boxing begins tonight on the South Circular Road at 7:00pm
The remaining semi finals will be decided tomorrow night, with the finals taking place a week from today.
Children (U/14): €5
National Elite Championships National Stadium Dublin
48kg Carol Coughlan (Monkstown D) V Kristina O’Hara (St John Bosco)
49kg Blaine Dobbins (St Josephs Derry) V Connor Jordan (St Aidans)
52kg Brendan Irvine (St Pauls Antrim) V TJ Waite (Ormeau Road)
57kg Dervla Duffy (Mulhuddart) V Tiegan Russell (Fr Horgans)
57kg Amanda Coughlan (Paulstown) V Moira McElligott (St Michaels Athy)
56kg Kurt Walker (Canal) V Evan Metcalfe (Crumlin)
60kg George Bates (St Marys Dublin) V Gary McKenna (Old School)
64kg Saidhbh Greene (St Brigids Eden) V Emma Agnew (Delagan)
64kg Sean McComb (Holy Trinity) V Patrick Linehan (St Marys Dublin)
69kg Dean Walsh (St Ibars) V Tiernan Bradley (Sacred Heart Omagh)
75kg Emmett Brennan (Glasnevin) V Fearghus Quinn (Camlough)
81kg Joe Ward (Moate) V Michael Frayne (St Marys)
91kg Darren O’Neill (Paulstown) V John Joe McDonagh (Crumlin)
91+kg Damien Sullivan (Emerald Antrim) V Martin Keenan (Rathkeale)
Photo Credit: Ricardo Guglielminotti – The Fighting Irish (@ThefIrish)